Our farmers’ markets offer the freshest local food to Londoners every week. Meet the farmers, fishermen, growers and bakers who all share a passion for home grown products.
Spring has sprung, Easter just around the corner!
Many of the farmers are extra busy at the moment with lambing. Lots of long nights might explain why some of the farmers are looking a bit tired at market, but they will be at market have no fear. Easter Sunday all markets will be open. Some farmers take a day off so if you are expecting your favourite stall to be there with ingredients for your Easter lunch check with them the week before.
Meanwhile, asparagus season has started!Read more
Raw milk at London Farmers' Markets
The Food Standards Agency held a lively debate about raw milk on Monday 31st March. You can access the debate online.
And; you can still make your voice heard;
BBC Radio 4's Food Programme were recording at the debate and will be discussing raw milk this Sunday. At 1pm Sheila Dillon will be on twitter to discuss. USE
Rosie and Dave Paull of Hurdlebrook Dairy have been selling with us since 1999 and are famed for the quality of their unpasteurised Somerset milk. They will be at the debate as will Debbie Vernon from Elle's Dairy and Tim Jones from Lincolnshire Poachers Dairy.
See the Guardian article on Hurdlebrook milk here:Read more
Customers' Favourite Stall Award Winners Annunced!
A few photos of winners of the Customers' Favourite Stall competition at different farmers' markets for 2014.
Clockwise from top left: Lee House Farm (Twickenham), Pippins Orchard (Ealing), Beatbush Farm (Pimlico) and Astons Bakery (Walthamstow).
Farmers' Market Piemaker Rates Top in Pie League
We always like to sing the praises of the hard-working food producers selling on our markets, and it's always great when people agree with us!
Pierate.co.uk have rated over 250 pies in the country, and have placed one of Paul's Pies top of the list after travelling to Notting Hill Farmers' Market to review it this month. See the review here.
We've been singing the praises of Paul's baking skills for some time, and are well aware that this is a well deserved accolade.
Two Tempting Tuesdays
Two new Tuesday farmers markets launched on September 24th 2013. London Bridge Farmers Market is located on a peaceful green square just next to the Shard. South Kensington already has a Saturday market on Bute Street and the new South Kensington Tuesday farmers market is just down the road at Imperial College by Queens Lawn and Queens Tower. Both new markets are a great place to unwind for lunch with lots of hot food on offer but also THE place to pick up fresh seasonal food straight from the farm.Read more