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Event Category: Farmers' Markets
With up to 30 stalls there is everything from fish, meat fruit and veg, bread. Plenty of lunch options too. The market is in an amazing tree lined playground so don’t be fooled by what looks like a small market area. Walk down the alley and you will find all the stalls!
Combine your visit to the other historic street markets in the area and some of the great shops on Golborne Road
Root veg in January, wild garlic in March, asparagus and strawberries in May, peas in June, cherries in July, apples and plums from August, corn in September, game in October, celery in November, turkeys in December!Established:September 2018Opening times:Every Saturday 9am-2pmNearest cash point:Post Office on Golborne RoadCard payments:Some stalls will give cash back when you buy something from them. Some will accept card payments.Parking:Nearest parking meters St Charles Square. Walking, cycling or public transport recommendedOther info:Please; no smoking on site. Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome. Not all stalls attend weekly. Make sure you check out all of the local shops and businesses around Golborne Road!
Run by London Farmer’s Markets
London Farmers’ Markets opened its first market in 1999 In Islington, the first pioneering farmers’ market in the capital. Currently around 200 farmers and food producers sell at over 20 weekly farmers’ markets.
What do we do?
We’re in London, we love local food and we run farmers’ markets. We are at markets every week helping the stalls set up and do everything from farm inspections to promtion and marketing. We enable farmers to sell their products direct to the consumer so that they get a fair price for their work.
We Aim to:
- Increase farm incomes.
- Open more farmers’ markets in London; if you have a site please get in touch.
- Provide high quality local and seasonal foods to urban communities.
- Encourage sustainable methods of food production.
- Support traditional animal breeds and heritage fruit and vegetable varieties.
- Encourage Londoners of all ages to take an interest in food production and rural issues. Share the joys of seasonal eating and learning more about where your food comes from.
- Advise farmers about what to sell, how to market local produce and help to improve standards of presentation and food hygiene.
- Put you in direct contact with the farmers, fishermen, growers and bakers who make your food.
- Turn car parks, school playgrounds and town squares into vibrant fun communities where you can meet your neighbours, swap recipes and fill your shopping baskets.
- Keep you cooking with real ingredients to ensure that you and your children have cooking skills you can use for the rest of your lives.