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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…

Wednesday 11th February 2015

Well well, how delightful, this year’s Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday and down at the farmers’ market we are all getting ready for a big foodie love-in by getting out the bunting.

Wednesday 4th February 2015

Here at the market office we are preparing the annual mail-out for stallholders’ re-registration. In order to renew our FARMA certification for the farmers’ markets we organise, we need every stallholder who trades at the markets anytime during the year to provide up to date paperwork for their business. The inspector visits our office after going round the markets and checks that the records we hold are up to date.