Farmers Markets and Market Stalls

 

Markets

Cambridge Market

Mon-Sat 10am-4pm; Cambridge Market Square

Although not all of the stalls sell sustainable food, look out for clearly marked locally grown fruit, vegetables and other products.

Includes: Alison Reed Chocolates, Harvey’s Fruit and Veg Stall, Carter’s stall (see Market Stalls below for more details).

A full list of which stalls you will find at Cambridge market on which days can be found here and on Twitter.

 

Cambridge Farmers’ Market

Sundays 10am-4pm; Cambridge Market Square

A local food, arts and crafts market, selling organic produce from local farmers and work from some of the region’s most talented artists, craftsmen, potters, sculptors and photographers. Includes: Wild Country Organics, Tom’s Cakes, Red Poll Camcattle, brownbread, Hawthorn Farm, Mayflower Produce (see below).

A full list of which stalls you will find at Cambridge market on Sundays can be found here.

 

Cambridge Country Market

Thursdays 7am-4pm, closed last week December and 1st week January; 07810 806338; Cambridge Market Square

This is a co-operative enterprise, selling a range of baked goods, preserves, eggs and honey, garden produce and crafts. Everything is home-made.

 

Great Shelford Country Market

Wed 8.30am-11.30am; Shelford Village Hall, Woollards Lane, Great Shelford, Cambridge, CB22 5LZ

Local produce, baking, crafts and plants produced for sale by local people. The food they produce is home-made and free of artificial preservatives. They participate in the Country Markets Hamper Scheme.

 

Histon Country Market

Fri 9am-12noon; Histon Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Histon, CB24 9JD

Local produce, baking, crafts and plants produced for sale by local people. A co-operative market producing home-made food which is free of artificial preservatives.

 

Farmers Fayres

Farmers Fayres provides information about and organises local farmers markets around Cambridge. They are currently held in Shelford, Linton and Impington. The markets provide a selection of high quality, local produce – ‘homegrown, home made, hand reared’, including meat, honey, eggs, vegetables and fish. They occasionally have gourmet events. More information about the markets they hold in the Cambridge area can be found through Twitter.

farmersfayres@gmail.com

Great Shelford Farmers Fayres

Fourth Sat of every month 9am-12noon; Great Shelford Memorial Hall, Woollards Lane, Great Shelford, Cambridge, CB22 5LZ, 07836682051

Linton Farmers Fayre

First Sat of every month 9am-12noon; Linton Village College, Cambridge Rd, Linton, CB21 4JB, 07836682051

Impington Farmers Fayre

Third Sat of every month 9am-12noon; Impington Village College, New Rd, Impington, Cambridge CB24 9LU, 07836682051.

 

 

 

Market Stalls

Alison Reed Chocolates (Cambridge Market)

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; 07738 062647; Cambridge Market Square; alisonic79@yahoo.co.uk

Locally hand-made chocolates.

 

brownbread (Cambridge Farmers’ Market)

Sundays 10am-4pm; 01277 355060; Cambridge Market Square; info@brownbreadonline.co.uk

brownbread uses traditional bread making skills and techniques to bake fresh bread to be sold around the East of England. They use high-quality organic, local and stoneground ingredients whenever possible and guarantee no chemical additives. As well as bread they also retail a range of handmade pastries. As well as being able to purchase their goods at the market stall, you can also order online through their website for collection. Here you can also find a list of businesses that stock brownbread goods and more information can also be found through their Facebook.

 

Carter’s stall (Cambridge Market)

Mon-Sat 10am-4pm; Cambridge Market Square

This stall sells quite a lot of local produce, as well as imported fruit and vegetables. The local vegetables are clearly marked.

 

Harvey and son (Cambridge Market)

Most days except Sunday 10am-4pm; 07800 948145; Cambridge Market Square

This is a family-run stall where the Harveys sell their local-grown vegetables. They’ve been growing veg for sale locally for four generations in Shelford. Not everything on the stall is local (you will see lemons!) but a lot is and it is all clearly marked.

 

Hawthorn Farm, Cottenham (Cambridge Farmers’ Market)

Sundays 10am-4pm; 07900 577148; Cambridge Market Square (Hawthorn Farm, Twentypence Road, Cottenham, Cambs, CB24 8SP)

Brian and Angie Kearns have a stall at the Sunday Farmer’s Market in Cambridge Market Square (opposite Great St Mary’s Church). They usually sell out by lunchtime, so get there early! They always sell free-range eggs and chicken, home-made jams and chutneys, and are an outlet for Munns rapeseed oil (Chatteris) – you can take bottles to refill. Often they have duck and duck eggs and sometimes they have local wild game: rabbits, pigeons, smoked pheasant breast, venison. Angie is happy to give recipes which use their produce. Their 4.5-acre smallholding is in Cottenham, Cambs.

 

Mayflower Produce (Cambridge Farmers’ Market)

Sundays 10am-4pm (or Ely Saturday market); Cambridge Market Square (Whitehall Farm, Littleport, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4TB)

A local vegetable producer, selling a wide range of local, seasonal vegetables, as well as (non-local) ginger.

 

Red Poll Camcattle (Cambridge Farmers’ Market)

Sundays 10am-4pm; Cambridge Market Square; camcattle@yahoo.co.uk

Beef raised in Cambridge’s commons and meadows, they are free to wander, sleep and eat as they please. They provide conscientious consumers in Cambridge the opportunity to see the high quality of the cattle’s life first hand.

 

Wild Country Organics (Cambridge Farmers’ Market)

Sundays 10am-4pm; Cambridge Market Square

Wild Country Organics is a modern organic family farm run by Dr Adrian Izzard, who over the last ten years has developed hid growing techniques to produce a wide range of the best tasting organic vegetables and salads. For more information on the seasonal products available, visit their website, Facebook or Twitter.