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Gloucester farmers Market news Thursday 16th February 2017

I can’t contain my delight in being able to announce the return of Pippin Doughnuts to the market after a lengthy absence of (can it be?!?) 5 years. Yes the price may have risen since they were last at the farmers’ market but this is a top quality product and

Gerb’s market news Wednesday 16th November 2016

Gordon Bennett with all the bombardment of the brain by the frankly outrageous happenings on the world stage at the moment it is hard to focus on the simple things in life; the things that nourish us; our relationships, our communities, our food. Life is full of beauty and powerful

Wednesday 4th November 2015

The meat producers at the market had to put up with a bit of a grilling (ha ha) last week after the World Health Organisation report linking processed meat (and red meat) to colon type cancers. Popular choices of the headlines were concerning the consumption of bacon, hot dogs and

Wednesday 15th July 2015

Hooray! I am so happy to announce that the local Cherry season has begun! A customer asked me about it on Saturday and I was delighted to inform him that I had received the call from Court Farm on the Friday. Ironically the timing of the fruit’s readiness means that

Wednesday 10th June 2015

Over Farm had a total sell out last Saturday, much to their delight. Waiving a bag of tomatoes around at five past two and shouting “please buy our last tomatoes” seemed to do the trick and there was some genteel celebration (arm waving and air punching) from the ladies behind the stall. As they had rhubarb and strawberries on sale I’m wondering if there are any other Rhubarb and Strawberry crumble fans out there? …

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