There’s a reason this time of year celebrates the harvest festival – it’s when our home-grown produce is booming.
We’ve still got fresh and fruity apples, pears and some berries, but we’re now coming into root vegetable season. Pumpkin, celeriac, swede, turnip, parsnip – they’re all fantastic roasted, mashed, casseroled or curried. Look out for heritage carrots in a rainbow of colours, earthy beetroot and fragrant fennel. Forage for woody mushrooms leafy herbs and salads, and serve up the best roasties for your Sunday lunch!
You can buy fresh, seasonal produce this autumn from the following stalls every Saturday: