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Back at The Cattle Sheds

We are back in The Cattle Sheds at Trinity Park this Saturday for our gorgeous Autumn Farmers Market and it is looking delicious! Over fifty producers and makers will be filling this fantastic venue including brewers, butchers, bakers, pie makers, gin distillers, sewers, artists and candle makers. We’ve even got top notch, handmade dog treats for your four legged friends and there’s no chance of us humans getting hungry with a choice of amazing burgers, crispy pizzas, Vietnamese noodles and mouthwatering vegan street food. And, as if it couldn’t get any better – it’s totally free of charge to enter and to park. Happy days. See you Saturday.

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Rare & Raw at Bury this Sunday

We are back in beautiful Bury St Edmunds this Sunday, Oct 10th, when you’ll find a feast of food and drink filling The Traverse from 10am and we are chuffed to bits to be welcoming Colletts Farm Dairy and Colletts Farm Kitchen, as regular traders, to our fantastic Farmers Market.

Colletts Farm is a small family run farm in Wormingford producing the highest quality rare English Longhorn beef and grass fed lamb and their micro dairy produces the very best raw milk and cream from their small herd of Jersey cows. It is so exciting to be able to bring such top quality cuts of fresh beef and lamb and dairy to Bury St Edmund’s and we really hope you will come along and support this lovely family farm this Sunday, October 10th on The Traverse.

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The best local producers at Trinity Park this month

Suffolk Farmers Market returns for the second time this year at the Cattlesheds, Trinity Park in collaboration with the Suffolk Agricultural Association and Suffolk Market Events.

You’ll find an amazing selection of local producers and makers from 10am until 2pm on Saturday October 16th.

What to look out for?

Sweet treats including Essex Bakery and their delicious brownies, and traybakes and cakes from Alex Artisan Bakery plus the ever-popular Norwegian Bakers with their vegan swirls and pastries and Award winning fudge from Yum Yum Tree with their huge range of flavours.

Look out for Bagel or Biegel with their handmade bagels esp the Salt beef Reuben – they are a firm favourite at the monthly Ipswich Farmers Market. Plus brilliant to have artisan baker Harvey & Co attending the market for the first time.

Colletts Farm will be selling their local beef, lamb and dairy products and there is delicious charcuterie from Dingley Dell plus scrumptious pies from farmers market regular Compleat.

The Cheese and Pie man will tempting customers with plenty of varieties of cheese, olive oi & olives from PG Oils, great local brand Stokes Sauces plus the East Coast Chilli Company will have some hot and even hotter chilli sauces to try out.

Fancy a tipple  – then there a great range of small batch spirits from Sunrise Spirits, handcrafted gin from Matopos plus cider from the Big Bear Company & local craft ale from Old Felixstowe Brewery and Starwing Brewery

There are lots of crafters and makers. Painted pebbles from Pebble Hut ; original art and greeting cards from Philly Art plus block printed cards, wrapping paper and lampshades from Charlotte Harwood. We’ll have a wonderful range of wooden crafts and accessories from the back of Comfy East’s horse trailer and Countryside Creations are bringing a range of chopping boards whilst Antipots have wire worked creature as well as bonsai trees. For some well-earned, self-indulgent treats don’t miss soap from Goat in a Soap, candles from The White Candle Company and Wildbury Company, cushions from the Shrop Shop and watercolour cards from Amy, Made with Love.

If you want to spoil your four-legged friends, then Hollibels have it all for you! Plus bird food from Hi Biz, herbs & plants from Veggelicous and fresh flowers from Emma Felgate.

And if all that is making you hungry, there will be Vietnamese Street Food from Zaap Zaap, vegan wraps and mezze from Samu Kitchen and locally made bacon baps & burgers from BurgerJam, pizza from Bay Tree Pizza, plus really good coffee (hot and iced), tea and hot chocolate from the Coffee Station and Crumb & Brew.

Suffolk Farmers Market at Trinity Park – Safe and socially distanced market with the best of local Suffolk produce – from pork to brownies and cheeses to gin, this market is a superb showcase for all that is great about our local food & drink – enjoy safe and local shopping at it’s very best.

Saturday 16th October 2021

10am – 2pm

Suffolk Farmers’ Market at Trinity Park, Ipswich

Free Admission & Free Parking and Dogs very welcome

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We’re back at The Cattle Sheds

We are really looking forward to being back at Trinity Park on October 16th when we ‘ wear our Suffolk Farmers Market hat’ to bring you the very best Autumn Farmers Market. The gorgeous Cattle Sheds will be filled up with fifty amazing food, drink and craft stalls – all from within 50 miles of the venue. This event really does showcase the very best of local producers and makers and we are so excited to get them all under one huge roof again!
Entry and parking are all totally free of charge and dogs are very welcome.

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Two new artisan producers join the market this Sunday on The Cornhill.

The county town sees the return of its monthly farmers market on Sunday and there are two new exciting additions to this thriving market. So with the message that transport concerns may disrupt the supply chain, it is great to know that the great local fresh food will be readily available at the farmer’s market.

New Artisan baker Harvey & Co are joining the farmers market on the Cornhill, travelling down from their base up the road in Woodbridge. “I am passionate about bringing real naturally leavened breads to local people so being part of the farmers market makes perfect sense to me’ stated founder Harvey Allen.

Harvey & Co will be bringing a selection of white and brown sourdough, French style baguettes and more ‘traditional’ tin loaves. The Harvey & Co sourdough is made entirely from natural and organic ingredients sourced from the very best farmers and millers East Anglia has to offer. Grown in Halesworth and milled less than 6 miles at the Historic Woodbridge Tide Mill – Harvey’s choice of flour is all about supporting the local farming and baking industries – whilst never compromising the quality of the end product. One of the original `founding fathers’ of the farmers market, Poppies Care Farm is now focussing on their work at the farm but we are delighted that joining the market from this week is Alex Horne’s Essex Allotment which is a four-season market garden producing the highest quality produce through intensive, small-scale farming. `Alex’s aim is to make organic, local, sustainable produce readily available to everyone in his local area and we are absolutely delighted to be welcoming him to Ipswich’ stated Justine Paul founder of Suffolk Market Events which runs the farmers market. All the produce is organic and therefore totally free from any chemicals and pesticides and this Sunday you will find a great range of seasonal produce including courgettes, lettuces, tomatoes, carrots, chillis, green beans, beetroot, fresh herbs and much more

The Ipswich Farmers’ Market will be back on the Cornhill on Sunday 3rd October 2021 from 10am – 2pm

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Sudbury Farmers Market – back on Friday

Over 25 stalls will line up down Market Hill on Friday with a wonderful selection of great local food and drink.

All watched over by Thomas Gainsborough, we will see the return of Alex Horne’s local vegetables as well as favourites including Compleat’s homemade pies and regional cheeses, Wigborough Meats, gluten free cakes from Hopwell Bakery and more sweet options from Alex May Artisan Bakery. Tensheds brings traditional breads and sourdoughs plus jams and chutneys from The Jam Shed. Thirsty? then head for Craft ales from Roughacre Brewery and gin from Dalham Mill plus many many more.

See you on Friday from 9.30am till 2pm

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See who’s coming to the vegan market on Sunday

Here is our confirmed list of traders for this Sunday’s Vegan Market on The Cornhill in Ipswich and it’s looking very tasty!

All of these stallholders will be selling the very best, top quality vegan food, drink and skincare products so come along and enjoy a morning of safe, outdoor shopping from 10am.

This Sunday, September 19th, The Cornhill, Ipswich

Free entry.

Dogs are welcome – we even have a vegan dog stall!

TFI Vegan Doodle Donuts, The Coffee Station, Fairy Godmother Vegan Meals, The Iced Vegan, Samu Kitchen, Yum Yum Tree Fudge Ltd, Norwegian Bakers, Vette’s Veggie Van, Hullabaloo, Coriander Kitchen, The Big Bear Cider Mill, Khushee Street Food, Herbipaws UK, Beekeeper Beer, The Pickled Jam Company, It’s Alive Shop, PG Olive Oil, FrigginWell, VeganCookiio

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Ipswich Vegan Market back on The Cornhill

Date for your diary – Sunday 19th September when popular stalls will be back including Gemma Doodle Donuts and her vegan burgers plus plenty of pastries from The Norwegian Bakers who have gained a massive following at the market. The Iced Vegan return with their cupcakes as does the Fairy Godmother mother with her vegan prepared meals. Local company Yum Yum Tree treat us with their vegan fudge and Ipswich vegan stalwarts Hullabaloo will be there with their sourdoughs, the Pickled Jar Company bring their vegan jams and chutneys and Coriander Kitchen will provide some spice with their samosas and paneers. As always there will be plenty of fresh street food available including Vette’s Veggie Van, Samu Kitchen’s mezze boxes and regulars Khushee Street Food Curries and Bagel and Beigel return with their tasty bagels with vegan cream cheese. If all this shopping brings on a thirst then there is vegan Cider from Big Bear and vegan craft ale from Brentwood Brewery

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All Sunshine on Sunday in Bury St Eds!

We are back in Bury St Edmund’s this Sunday with our gorgeous Farmers Market and Sunshine & Green will have an amazing late summer harvest of the very best, just cut, local veggies. The market is located on The Traverse, IP33 1BJ, from 10am to 3pm and this month we have 33 of the best, small scale, local producers and makers joining us so please come along and enjoy a September Sunday shopping in the fresh air (yep, that’s tricky to say!!)

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Piglet Heaven!

Yesterday I spent the morning doing one of my favourite things and something that I barely get time to do these days. I spent a couple of hours visiting one of our fantastic producers on their farm and meeting their amazing pigs (and anyone who knows me, knows how much I love a piglet!)

Running a small business has so many huge benefits but as that business grows,and you spin more and more plates, you often find that the things you loved, which sit at the ❤ of your business, never get your time anymore. And so this morning was one of the best mornings I have had for ages. Greenacres Smallholding is owned and run by Jo Henderson. She started trading with Suffolk Market Events in 2018 when she first attended her first ever market at Sudbury Farmers Market. Her passion shone through from the moment I met her. Her determination to encourage people to return to eating good old fashioned cuts of pork, including the offal and trotters, has never waivered and her customer base has grown constantly as a result. Spending time meeting her gorgeous pigs was special.

Come and meet Jo this Sunday at Ipswich Farmers Market where she trades every month with us outside on The Cornhill, IP1 1DH. The market starts at 10am til 2pm and features over 20 of the very best local producers.