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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? …

Wednesday 29th April 2015

It’s hard to focus on little food and market related stories every week when there is so much going on in the world. There are plenty of things going on but the earthquake in Nepal was particularly shocking this week…

Wednesday 15th April 2015

Quite an exciting week up ahead on the vegetable front market fans. Over farm will have their Asparagus in stock so supplies will be plentiful and good value. They will also have the first tomatoes of the season. There’s been a lot of very nice purple sprouting around as well recently…

Friday 20th March 2015

Well I don’t like to be the harbinger of bad news but I’m afraid I have to announce that the weekly Thursday food market in Swindon town centre, that was in Havelock Square, and was due to return at the end of March, will not now be happening…

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