Hamilton Farmers’ Market Saturday 20th December 9 till 1pm and Clarkston Farmers’ Market on Sunday 21st December from 12 till 4pm

turkey cooked 2It’s a two market weekend! So for a bumper weekend of local food shopping to make the festive period extra special head to Hamilton Farmers’ Market at the Top Cross from 9 till 1pm on Saturday 20th December then we have our last market of the year on Sunday 21st December at Clarkston, Station Car Park at the later time of 12 till 4pm.

Pre order with our producers for pick up at Hamilton contact Overton Farm Shop, Battlefield Bakery, Fencebay Fisheries and Carmichael Estate Meats, for Clarkston orders and pick up information Overton Farm Shop, Fencebay Fisheries, Thorntonhall Ice Cream, Galloway Chillies, Dotty Designs, Caurnie Soaperie, The Wee Fudge, Alesela & Battlefield Bakery.

The South Church of Glasgow a bible based church which holds regular services in the Clarkston Halls and are regular stall holders with us will be holding their Christmas service just before the market, take a look at their page for details.

Have a Very Merry Christmas……

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It’s Overton Farmers’ Market this Saturday 6th December from 9 till 1pm, Crossford, Clyde Valley

xmas photoJoin us this Saturday in the Clyde Valley for some festive food shopping. Our producers will be on hand to take your orders for Christmas with lots of special seasonal produce to make the holidays extra special. Pick up some top tips from this recent newspaper article. Overton Farm has Christmas sewn up with a full range of traditional fayre take a look here, they also have fresh Christmas trees and handmade wreaths, St Bride’s Poultry will be on hand to take orders for free range turkey and capons click here for details, Carmichael’s Venison fresh from starring on STV Jak and Eddie’s Best of Scottish food programme will be taking orders for venison, beef and lamb Galloway Chillies have promised us their Chocolate Chilli Mincemeat to heat up your festivities take a look here  , The Battlefield Bakery will be along with their fantastic selection of farm house freshly baked bread, Dotty Designs with Christmassy cup cakes & treats and Caurnie Soap with their range of natural skincare.

See you on Saturday……..

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There’s no farmers’ market this Saturday!

xmas shopIt’s a five Saturday month so no market this Saturday, take the time to get your Christmas food shopping list together. Have a look at our producers pages for some festive inspiration. Many of our stall holders deliver, have farm shops or retailers stocking their produce.

We’ll be back on the 6th December at Overton Farmers’ Market, Crossford in the Clyde Valley for a bumper festive market. So thinking caps on, note pad ready and sharpen that pencil!

See you all on the 6th December……

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It’s Clarkston Farmers’ Market & Clarkston Extravaganza this Saturday 22nd November, Station Car Park

clarkston extravaganza 14It’s Clarkston Farmers’ Market this Saturday and from 9 till 1pm we will have our regular stallholders selling their wonderful produce as normal, at 12.30 the team from the Clarkston Bid have organised the annual Extravaganza light switch on event until 5pm some of our producers will stay all day to join in the fun. This is a great opportunity to get your Christmas orders in ready to pick up at our December market just before the big day!

If you’re looking for some artisan beers from Alesela, natural skincare from Caurnie Soaperie, fresh fish from Fencebay, Old Spot pork from Lochbyre, bread from the Battlefield Bakery, a wee coffee & chat from the South Church or venison from Carmichael Estate then make sure you pop along before 1pm the rest of our producers Overton Farm Shop, St Bride’s Poultry, Thorntonhall Ice Cream, chilli preserves from Galloway Chillies. chocolate letters from Marleston Chocolate, fudge from The wee Fudge, cup cakes from Dotty Designs, desserts from Saucy desserts will all be staying on for the numerous activities including carol singing contest, rickshaw rides, kids rides, Santa and loads more. Many of our producers will be rustling up tasty snacks and have some great gift ideas.

See you on Saturday…….

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It’s Hamilton Farmers’ Market this Saturday 15th November, Top Cross from 9 till 1pm

battlefield breadJoin us this Saturday at Hamilton Farmers’ Market, we are delighted that The Battlefield Bakery from Drumclog, Strathaven will be joining us with their selection of freshly baked bread from their farmhouse bakery. Our regular producers are there Overton Farm with homegrown root veggies, apples from their Clyde Valley orchard, beef veal and beef from their farm, Carmichael Estate Meat will be bringing farmed venison, beef and lamb from the foot of Tinto Hill and Fencebay Fisheries from Largs with fresh and smoked fish.

See you on Saturday……

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There’s no market this Saturday, we’re back in Hamilton on the 15th November

We’ll miss you but we’ll be back to Hamilton on the 15th November, in the meantime many of our producers have farm shops or deliver have a look at our producers section for more details.

See you soon……

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It’s Overton Farmers’ Market this Saturday 1st November, 9 till 1pm, Crossford, Clyde Valley

pumpkin recipeJoin us this Saturday in the Clyde Valley and stock up on some great ingredients for a bit of comfort eating. with the dark nights upon us it’s time to coorie in with some tasty treats rustle up some warming stews, winter bakes and home made soups to chase away the chill. Carmichael Estate Meat will be there with farmed and wild venison, beef & lamb from their farm at the foot of Tinto Hill, Overton Farm Shop has delicious veal, lamb and beef as well as seasonal fruit & veg such as pumpkins (recipe for photo click here), squash, apples, sprouts and home grown root veg, St Bride’s Free Range poultry brings the tastiest chickens for roasting as well as some pies and savouries, Rice n Spicy will have their delicious Punjab ready meals for the ultimate curry night and for those who would like to treat someone to their Curry Masterclass will have gift vouchers on hand for a great gift idea, Galloway Chillies will crank up the heat with their chilli preserves, Saucy Desserts will warm your cockles with their toothsome sticky toffee pudding and dessert range and Caurnie Soap will have their usual selection of natural skincare. We have two new stallholders Dotty Designs who make delicious cup cakes and The Battlefield Bakery with a great selection of breads and baked goods.

After all that shopping pop into The Oven Café for some breakfast or lunch……

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