It’s Overton Farmer’s Market this Saturday 7th January, 9 till 1pm, Crossford, Clyde Valley

big Rhubarb-Orange-Blossom-Cake-thumb-1-2 (1)We’re back and looking forward to our first market of the year so join us this Saturday in the Clyde Valley. With the weather still freezing us to our bones it’s easy to justify some warming comfort foods, pick up some new season Yorkshire forced rhubarb the fine tender stems are perfect for compotes, tarts or cakes try this delicious Rhubarb & Orange Blossom Cake . We will have milk fresh from Thorntonhall Dairy, full milk with a creamy top perfect for porridge, veal, lamb, beef, venison, free range chickens, chilli preserves, cup cakes, home grown root veg, Seville oranges for marmalade making and farm house bread.

There’s also a treat in store for anyone spending £10 or over at any one stall of a warming free cuppa at The Oven Café, chose from your favourite coffee or tea.

See you on Saturday!

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Market News

new yearHappy New Year to all our market goers. This year we will operate just one market per month at Overton Farm, Crossford in the glorious Clyde Valley. We will no longer be holding markets in Hamilton or Clarkston. Many of our stall holders deliver or have farm shops so please use the producer links for further information on your favourite producer.

The Clarkston market will now be run by Renfrewshire Markets most of our stallholders will continue to attend this market but if not you can contact them directly using details on this site or pop along to Overton Farmers’ Market on the first Saturday of each month, the next one is on the 7th February 9 till 1pm.

We’re looking forward to plenty of good things ahead, we’ll keep you up to date.

See you soon…….

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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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