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Calling all food producers and chefs - Edinburgh International Science Festival seeks participants for Gastrofest.
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Queen of Hearts,
Cakes and Tarts
"Queen of Hearts, Cakes and Tarts" scooped first prize in the Market Stall section at the recent Scottish Homebaking Awards. For more about winner Kirsteen Oliver and the awards, follow these links:
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Do you Want to sell at a Farmers' Market?
Scottish Farmers' Markets, in association with the FSA have produced a new leaflet to help those people considering selling their produce at a Scottish Farmers' Market.
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Balfron School Farmers' Market
Details of this successful venture can be found on our NEWS pages.
SAFM members at
Representing Farmers' Markets at Scottish Government event.
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Cupar Farmers' Market
Trial move to new location proves success.
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Every Sunday 10am - 5pm between Saunders Street and Kerr Street.
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Community Food Fund Grants and Support now open - the scheme is being administered by SRUC.
Welcome to the Scottish Association of Farmers' Markets
"The definition of a Scottish Farmers' Market is a market in which farmers, growers and producers from throughout Scotland sell their produce direct to the public. All foods/products sold should have been grown, reared, caught, brewed, pickled, baked, smoked, or made/prepared by the producer"
Farmers’ Markets – Make Sure It’s The Real Thing
Producers from all over Scotland have worked hard over the last ten years to make Farmers’ Markets a household name. Working closely with rural crafts and other food producers, farmers have brought fresh, local produce into city, towns and villages, offering consumers an alternative shopping experience. Farmers’ Markets are now a major attraction on the High Street.
The Scottish Association of Farmers’ Markets represents more than 50 Farmers’ Markets in Scotland and has specific criteria for membership. Check out our Market Details page to make sure the market you visit is a member of the Scottish Association of Farmers’ Markets.
For full details of SAFM and how to join go to contact page and email us
Local growers and producers take personal pride in the food they bring to their Farmers' Market and want you to enjoy it. The emphasis is on freshness, quality and value for money. Buying locally means you can ask how the food is produced and grown and at the same time customer feedback is appreciated by the producer.
Buying locally reduces food miles and the distance from field to fork. This puts money back into the local economy, sustaining and creating jobs.
Do you want to become a producer and want advice from successfully diversified farmers and producers?
Do you want to set up a market in your area or source local produce?
Send us your enquiry by filling in the form on the Contact us page.
Make the change and buy from your local SAFM Farmers' Market
Montrose Farmers Market
Don’t miss the last last Montrose market of 2013 in the High Street on Saturday Dec. 7th.
Wonderful food stalls including the fantastic fish and seafood stall. As a special treat this Saturday Arbroath Fisheries will have hot smokies ready to eat!
Looking for gifts to please? Why not a hamper filled with delicious jams and relishes or nicely packaged cheese and oatcakes. The market also has Farmers Market Gift Vouchers that can be used at both Forfar and Montrose markets.
There will be no market in January but it will be back 1st February 2014 in the High Street from 9am to 1pm.