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Les Jardins du Pays d'Aubagne

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 “Les Jardins du Pays d’Aubagne” is based on three key factors: freshness, quality and proximity.
It offers fruits, vegetables, honey, farm goats’ cheese, poultry etc. all produced in the Pays d’Aubagne territory.

The fifty-something products making up the “Les Jardins du Pays d’Aubagne” range demonstrate the rich savoir-faire at work in the Pays d’Aubagne.

To sell their harvests under the brand, producers must respect several criteria:

  • Be a farmer by profession and comply with the CETA;
  • Produce in the territory of the conurbation community (and Gémenos);
  • Respect the specifications which are based on a common procedure (origin and production method) and files relating to products (freshness and quality). These specifications are likely to evolve.
  • Participate in collective promotional activities (exhibitions, fairs, events etc.)

A dozen farmers in the “Les Jardins du Pays d’Aubagne” sell all or part of their products in AMAP (Association for the Maintenance of Agricultural Farming) or the equivalent.

List of farmers using the “Les Jardins du Pays d’Aubagne” brand

Claude Bargin - Apiculture products – Farm shop upon telephone appointment – Aubagne market, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday morning - Cassis Market on Wednesday morning.
Tel: +33 (0)4 91 27 13 32

Sylvain Bon - Fruits and vegetables
Farm shop, order baskets on Friday afternoon at the farm. Auriol Market on Saturday morning.
Tel: +33 (0)6 70 20 35 34

Bernard Cal - apricots, white and yellow peaches, prunes
Farm shop – Sales outlet in Cuges-les-Pins, mid-June to mid-August, every day from 07.30 am to 12.30 pm.
Tel: +33 (0)6 73 73 83 75

Céline Céccaldi – Fresh saffron and saffron products, saffron bulbs
Farm shop on an ad-hoc basis, with organised tours of the saffron farm – sales at exhibitions and farms.
Tel: +33 (0)6 75 17 16 35 celinececcalditerredesafran.jimdo.com

Lionel Chiapello - olive oil
Farm shop – April to November: Tuesday to Sunday: 2.00 to 7.00 pm.
November to March: Friday afternoon and all day Saturday
Known as la Siccardonne, Napollon district- 13400 Aubagne

Thierry Herbera - Honey
Farm shop (upon phone appointment)
Tel: +33 (0)6 15 06 16 05

Bruno Knipping, Earl Knipping et fils – Diversified gardening
Aubagne Market, Wednesday and Saturday morning.

Jean-Philippe Laget - Fruits and vegetables
General retail and the sale of baskets, Friday 6.30 to 7.30 pm (every 2 weeks during winter).
Tel: +33 (0)6 80 95 25 63

Jérôme Laplane, Earl of Potagerome - Fruits and vegetables, eggs
Farm shop on Friday afternoons, market on cours Julien in Marseilles on Wednesday morning.
Tel: +33 (0)6 71 11 29 82

Virginie Makeef – Cut flowers, edible flowers
Aubagne Market on Saturday and Sunday mornings, March to December- market on cours Julien in Marseilles on Wednesday morning.

Pierre Melquiond - Fruits and vegetables
Aubagne Market on Saturday and Sunday mornings – Farmers market on place Pol Lapeyre (in front of Saint-Pierre Church, Marseilles, 5, tramway Sainte-Thérèse), on Thursday mornings

François Plesnar - Fruits and vegetables
Farm shop on Wednesday 15.00 to19.00 (summer) and 15.00 to 18.30 (winter) - Belle de Mai Market (Marseilles): Monday evenings from 4.00 to 8.00 pm.
Chemin de Saint-Jean de Garguier  - 13400 Aubagne
Tel: +33 (0)6 98 70 08 14

Christian Rousseau - Maraîcher
Aubagne Market (Farming zone) on Saturday mornings
Tel: +33 (0)6 68 00 33 82

For any further information consult the website of the "Jardins du Pays d'Aubagne"  : www.jardinsdupaysdaubagne.com