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.
Welcome to summer, it's cherry season.
Happy birthday to us. We're 20 years old this year.
We've welcomed broad beans, courgette flowers and green and yellow courgettes to market. Don't miss the range of beautiful aubergines, peas, artichokes, basil, spring onions, fresh garlic, young carrots and so much more.
We've extended market hours at Pimlico
We receive a lot of questions about packaging and plastic usage at our markets. It is an imporant issue that requires action from everyone. Read more to see what is being done.