As we write, the rain is coming down steadily, and we're hoping that our farmers are feeling the benefits.
As you know, the hot weather has been making it difficult for many of our farmers.
Some have been unable to plant crops or water them. Some have been forced to feed winter fodder to their animals which could affect prices this winter.
David and Jane of Barker Organics in Norfolk summed up the situation, saying;
'We can't plan anything, can't predict anything, anything can happen'.
Supporting your local farmers markets through wind, rain or sun is so important; thank you for understanding, everyone values your custom.
We're opening a new farmers market in Ladbroke Grove, from 8th September
Cheese Street is heading to Walthamstow Sun 2nd Sept and Islington Sun 30th Sept, spreading the word about some of the amazing artisan cheese makers we have in this country. They're all absolutely FREE to attend.
If you're lucky and first to market in the morning you may be able to find the last few cherries of the season. Alongside them we have juice greengages, plums, blackberries and the first Discovery apples of the season.
Strawberry season has begun for the farms who grow and sell soft fruit at our farmers markets in London and for you who love to eat them.