1 Farmers Market of Year was picked up by Justine and Alex Paul from Lavenham Farmers Market, Suffolk (Sponsored by Yorkshire Agricultural Society)
Justine & Alex Paul


Founded in 2008 by Justine Paul, Suffolk Market Events now runs a number of top quality farmers’ markets, food festivals and contemporary craft markets across Suffolk. Justine also works on a consultancy basis for local authorities on market improvement initiatives. She is a panel member of the AONB Sustainable Development Fund, a Fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs and has judged on the Suffolk Food & Drink Awards. She was named as Suffolk’s Food & Drink Hero in 2015 and in 2019 she was awarded the highly prestigious Clarissa Dickson Wright Award.

In recent times Justine’s husband Alex has joined Suffolk Market Events making it a true family business adding his invaluable strategic marketing knowledge and experience to the mix. 

Created at the ‘kitchen table’ thirteen years ago; today, together, Alex and Justine constantly grow, adapt and develop Suffolk Market Events earning the business numerous awards since 2012 and embracing the future of this rural, innovative, forward thinking organisation.

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