Tag Archives: Kent farmers markets

Broad beans, peas, mackerel and strawberries – simple summer eating this June at the farmers’ market

The glorious weather we’ve been enjoying this May seems to be continuing into June and although the lack of rain is not so good for farmers and my garden with its newly planted hedges, it means dining al fresco is … Continue reading

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Scallops, rhubarb and purple sprouting broccoli – it must be March at the farmers’ market

  Hurray for longer lighter days! As March progresses the daylight increases by a wonderful two hours every day so that, by the end of the month, we will once again be enjoying days that are longer than nights. And … Continue reading

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Remember, remember… what to buy at your farmers’ market in November

Where has the year gone? This weekend I’m back at Penshurst Farmers Market for our annual Game Day with wonderful Kieron and Lucy of Kieron’s Game, cooking up the very best of locally sourced birds and beasts on my portable … Continue reading

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A basket of delights – July at the market

These are a few of my favourite things – cherries and broad beans, crab and English lamb….. What a difference a month makes! Just four short weeks ago when I wrote the copy below for the Kent Farmers’ Market Association … Continue reading

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Joyful June at your farmer’s market

The end of the asparagus and new season’s strawberries from Michael Bourne of New Park Farm and the Groombridge farm shop, superb lemon sole and tiny little courgettes – I made it to sunny Penshurst market on Saturday and came … Continue reading

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Hurray! It’s May at the Farmer’s Market

Longer days and some warmer spring sunshine bring a sense of anticipation as May progresses and we say goodbye to the long winter. After a chilly, stormy and wet spring the first signs of the bounty that will be with … Continue reading

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Make the leap to shop your farmer’s market this February..

I’m slowly emerging from a long winter of building works on my cottage and starting to believe that mud, dust and depression might not be taking over after all. The newly built extension with my wonderful new kitchen is settling … Continue reading

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