RIPE HOSTS MONTHLY NIGHT MARKET IN BURJUMAN, DUBAI
The Ripe Food and Craft Market will be popping up in BurJuman, for a monthly Night Market in August and September as part of the Flower Power exhibition in celebration of Dubai Summer Surprises. Located in one of Dubai’s oldest malls, the Night Market will include fresh organic fruit and veggies from Ripe and a whole host of vendors, including local SME businesses and artisans.
“We’re really excited to be working with BurJuman during Dubai Summer Surprises to help showcase the city at its best. Bringing the Night Market, with Ripe’s organic veggies and unique range of talented artisans and local SME businesses to BurJuman allows us to reach more of the community and that is always our aim; to share our passion with everyone in Dubai!”
– Becky Balderstone, Ripe Founder.
“BurJuman Centre is truly at the heart of Dubai and its vibrant community. We’re very pleased to offer services and entertainment to give the community more places to gather and access fresh produce, local arts and crafts and entertainment.”
- Ela Eldem, Marketing Manager, BurJuman Centre said
What better way to spend your Thursday evenings than shopping for seasonal, organic groceries with Ripe. You can prepare for a weekend of cooking and entertaining by stocking up your pantry with fruit and veg that really does make a difference in so many ways. So, in support of your health, the local farmers and your community, head on down to the night market, grab your produce and wow your friends and family with food you never knew could taste so good.
The Night Market, presented by Ripe can be found on the 3rd floor of the BurJuman Mall, under the beautiful glass ceiling, on the following dates: Thursday, August, 27th 5:00pm to 10:00pm Thursday, September 17th 5:00pm to 10:00pm. The market will allow residents and visitors to explore healthy eating with direct access to the best quality organic food in the city, whilst offering a hub for the community to come together and support local SME businesses.
How to get there:
BurJuman enjoys direct links to the Red and Green Dubai Metro lines, making it very accessible.
If you are travelling from Abu Dhabi direction take the Sheikh Zayed Rd (E11) until you reach the World Trade Centre roundabout. Take the 4th exit onto the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road (D88). Continue north about 1 km until you reach Khaled Bin Al Waleed Rd (D79), BurJuman Centre is at this intersection. If you are travelling from Sharjah direction cross the creek at Maktoum gate bridge (D78). Drive until you reach Khaled Bin Al Waleed Rd (D79). Turn right onto Khaled Bin Al Waleed Rd (D79) and drive until you reach BurJuman metro station. BurJuman Centre is at this intersection.
Other places you can get your hands on Ripe:
Ripe Farm Shop:
Situated in the heart of Al Manara, Dubai, Ripe’s gorgeous little farm shop is packed full of deliciousness. From fresh organic fruit and veg, free range organic eggs, dairy and dairy alternatives, to gluten free baked bread, superfoods, local honey, dried goods, tea and cleaning items, they have it all!
Opening hours: Sun-Thursday, 8am – 8pm Fri and Sat, 9am- 5pm
Ripe Home Delivery:
Get a Fruit, Veggie, or Mixed Ripe Box delivered to your door every week or pick it up from your nearest community collection point. Or simply stock up on the things you use the most and shop online from their extensive range of products.
Ripe Food & Craft Market:
Ripe offers a unique alfresco shopping experience, with a variety of weekly markets in the UAE. With organic fruit and veggies from Ripe and some of the UAE’s hottest and most talented foodies and artists, the Ripe Markets are an amazing event which bring together both the local and expat community.
- Dubai, Zabeel Park, Gate 1 - Every Friday from 9am – 2pm
- Dubai, Al Barsha Pond Park - Every Saturday from 4-9pm.
- Abu Dhabi, Jones the Grocer in Al Raha Gardens - Every Monday from 10 am – 1pm.
- Mushrif Central Park, Abu Dhabi - Every Saturday from 4- 9pm.
Author: Alex Pascoe
Author Bio: Alex is the head of operations and head trainer of Nutrition Souq (www.nutritionsouq.com). He is a certified personal trainer, self confessed fitness nut and entrepreneur, and is on a mission to make the UAE fitter, healthier and happier