Join us this Saturday for our regular Strathaven Farmers’ Market in the Common Green Car Park. We’re officially into spring time but it hasn’t quite kicked in yet so let’s eek out the last of that winter veg, cauliflower, leeks, cabbages, beetroots and home grown tatties. It’s still cold enough to enjoy stovies, stews & pies and there is plenty of local produce to rustle these up whether you prefer beef, lamb & venison; here’s some inspiration http://greatbritishchefs.tumblr.com/post/30987884110/scottish-comfort-food. Old Spot pork & free range chickens are available as is Taylor’s wonderful bread and preserves from Perthshire Preserves.
See you Saturday…….
Come along to Overton Farmers’ Market this Saturday for some local food shopping. Alexander Taylor’s Bakery will be back with their usual selection of sourdough loaves, traditional breads and patisserie. It’s British Pie week from the 3rd to the 9th March our usual stall holders will be on hand with their ready made pies or stock up on the finest meats and make your own choose from , Carmichael Estate Farm Meats, Lochbyre Rare Breed Meats, St Bride’s Free Range Poultry & of course Overton Farm & Butchery .
Look forward to seeing you there…….
It’s Clarkston Farmers’ Market this Saturday & we are looking forward to a slightly drier market this month! We are delighted to welcome back Rice n Spicy with their outstanding range of authentic Punjab ready meals and some other twist on tradition dishes, as with all our producers it is worthwhile calling to pre order anything specific for market day pick up. With great local produce including local root veggies, great quality meat (beef, lamb, pork, veal, venison) direct from the farms, bread, dairy ice cream, artisan beer, fresh fish, free range poultry, natural skin care & the cheese man is back this month!
See you on Saturday……
We are back in Hamilton this Saturday for our first market this year. Head along for some thing special for Valentine’s weekend and cook up a treat for your loved one. Typically Fencebay will bring oysters, fish pate, smoked salmon & fresh fish, Overton Farm & Butchery have their home grown root veggies and forced rhubarb for a delightful dessert or sauce, veal & lamb and beef, Carmichaels with venison carpaccio & rashers for a unique starter or beef , lamb and venison from their estate, they even have a few prepared dishes, for those wanting to spice things up then Rice n Spicy will be there with some authentic Punjab dishes, some with a twist on tradition. Alexander Taylor’s Bakery have their traditional & sourdough breads, fantastic patisserie or pre order for market pick up an amazing Chocolate Valentine Cake.
Hope you will join us this Saturday……
It’s Strathaven Farmers’ Market this Saturday in the town centre car park off Common Green. It’s mid term so come along and pick up some healthy local produce for the school break. Lochbyre will be there with their Old Spot pork cuts, joints and fantastic sausages, Carmichael Estate Farm Meat with produce from their farm venison, beef & lamb, St Bride’s Poultry with delicious free range chickens, Overton Farm & Butchery have Clyde Valley veal, beef, lamb & home grown veggies. Perthshire Preserves are back with their great selection of home made chutneys, jams, curds and award winning marmalades.
Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday………
We’re back at Overton Farm this Saturday for our first market in the Clyde Valley this year. With the temperature taking a dip this week it’s a good time to stock up on some great local comfort foods, whether that be venison, lamb, beef or pork to make into warming stews, delicious roast chicken or new season rhubarb for a crumble. Catch the end of Farmhouse Breakfast week with some fresh farm eggs and a great choice of sausages and bacon. If you would like some bread or croissants to go with that please place an order with Taylor’s Bakery 01357 521260 as they will not be attending this week however we will arrange for your order to be brought along to the market.
Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday…….
We are back! After our festive break we are looking forward to coming along to Clarkston Farmers’ Market this Saturday. Perfectly timed for your Burn’s Night celebrations we will have some great local produce to make your supper extra special. So those of you having the traditional fare can pick up home grown tatties and neeps to accompany the locally stalked wild haggis. Those needing a hearty breakfast can pick up some great Old Spot pork sausages, bacon, farm eggs (30 for £4). tattie scones and floury rolls. Great free range chickens, pies, artisan bread, dairy ice cream, roasting joints of lamb, pork,beef and all the usual top quality produce will be there for you to choose from.
Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday……
We apologise for any inconvenience caused however we have decided not to take the market to Hamilton this Saturday. If you are in need of some great local produce then please take a look at our producers pages where you will find their contact details.
Looking forward to see you all soon………
Hamilton Farmers Market will take place at our usual spot on at the Top Cross, Duke Street on SATURDAY 21st December from 9 till 1pm.
Clarkston Farmers’ Market will be held in the Station Car Park on SUNDAY 22nd December from 12 till 4pm.
We are looking forward to a bumper week end of festive food shopping, live music & Christmas cheer. If you’d like to plan ahead please take a look at our LFML Christmas Menu Shopping Guide, it may be wise to call any orders in beforehand, all our producers details are on this website.
Looking forward to seeing you all this weekend & wishing one and all a Very Merry Christmas!
Come along to our farmers’ market this Saturday for some festive food shopping. We will be celebrating the season with some live music from band’Kilbride’, mince pies and some Christmas cheer. Overton Farm will bring some lovely fresh Christmas trees along with their great home grown veggies and meat, there will be some superb gift ideas with Alesela bringing some artisan ales for beer lovers. Both St Bride’s Free Range Poultry & Overton Farm will be taking orders for local turkeys with duck, guinea fowl & chickens available on the day, Alexander Taylor’s Bakery with a long list of festive cakes, cookies, puddings and speciality breads. Carmichael Estate Farm Meats has the perfect starter of Venison Carpaccio with lamb, beef and venison also available. Lochbyre Rare Breed meat will have some great pork joints, cuts, burgers & sausages. If you’d like to plan ahead then take a look at our shopping guide LFML Christmas Menu Shopping Guide All in all a great morning of local food shopping…..
Join us this Saturday, the first of our December markets on the run up to Christmas. We have loads of festive dining options to choose from, come along & chat with our stall holders on what they have for your Christmas orders or fill your baskets with their great local produce. We have a great choice with Overton Farm & Butchery, Carmichael Estate Farm Meats, Alexander Taylor Bakery, Lochbyre Rare Breed Meat, St Bride’s Poultry, Perthshire Preserves & Caurnie Soap will be bringing some unique gift ideas. There will also be Christmas trees & holly wreaths on sale for some festive decorating. Please take a look at our Christmas Shopping Guide LFML Christmas Menu Shopping Guide Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday……
So take the opportunity to plan ahead and decide what great local products you can pick up from your farmers’ market. This month our markets will have a festive feel with a wee bit of music, our take on mince pies, Santa and his Elf and some great quality local produce, please join us this month…..
Plan ahead with this handy guide then pick your order up from any of our December markets LFML Christmas Menu Shopping Guide
7th December Overton Farm, Crossford, Clyde Valley from 9 till 1pm
14th December Strathaven, Common Green Car Park from 9 till 1pm
21st December Hamilton, Top Cross, opposite Bairds from 9 till 1pm
SUNDAY 22nd December Clarkston, station Car Park from 12 till 4pm
Join us this Saturday for the first of our markets with a truly festive feel. From 9am our producers will be ready to discus what you’d like for your Christmas table, orders will be taken for pick up at our December market which will take place on Sunday 22nd December, perfect timing for the big day! We will of course have plenty of great local produce to help you through these cold months. Starting at 12midday we will be joined by the Clarkston Bid team who have organised the wonderful Christmas Musical Blast Off, with a shopping marquee with great gift ideas, kids activities, reindeers and school choirs. Our stall holders are planning on providing some great quality sustenance to warm you up while you are enjoying the fun. The day closes with a huge orchestral firework display. We had a great time last year & are really looking forward to a big blast off to welcome in the festivities, please join us this Saturday
It’s Hamilton Farmers’ Market this Saturday and our producers are gearing up for Christmas. Come along and have a chat about what’s on offer to order for your Christmas menus. With our December farmers’ market taking place on the 21st December it’s perfectly placed for picking up your festive goodies.
This week our usual stallholders will be there Rice n Spicy with delicious slow cooked curries & pakoras, Alexander Taylor Bakery with sourdough & traditional loaves, patisserie and tasty pork & sage dumplings, Carmichael Estate Meats with their venison, lamb and beef all bred, reared & slaughtered on the estate, their venison carpaccio is an ideal way to start your Christmas lunch, St Bride’s Poultry will be telling you all about their delicious bronze & black turkeys, succulent farm ducks & capons, Overton Farm Shop have all your festive needs whether that be a roasting joint, turkey, chipolatas or veggies, order your smoked salmon and fresh fish from Fencebay and for a perfect present pop along to Caurnie Soap with their natural skincare range gift packs.
See you on Saturday……..
Come along to Strathaven Farmers’ Market this Saturday, we’ll be there with our great local foods and ideas for festive dining. Our stall holders will be stocked up and full of advice on what is going to make your Christmas meals extra special. Whether you are looking for the best cut for a big pot of chilli, a Christmas ham, roast or turkey there will be plenty to choose from.
See you on Saturday……..
Come along to Overton Farmers’ Market this Saturday for some bonfire night goodies. There are plenty of sausages to choose from whether you’d like pork with sweet chilli, venison or beef ready to fill a big fluffy Taylors bread roll. There are plenty of apples for dookin’ or making into toffee apples and of course home grown tatties to bake in the embers. So if you want your party to go with a bang head over to the Clyde Valley this Saturday, we’re looking forward to seeing you there…….
Join us this Saturday at Clarkston station Car Park and pick up some comfort foods to snuggle up with when the clocks go back on Sunday morning. With only three Clarkston markets before Christmas it’s an ideal opportunity to get some info from our producers on what festive treats they will be preparing for the big day. Already Perthshire Preserves have promised us some boozy Christmas chutney, Island Cheese will return, don’t worry if you missed them on Paul & Nick’s Big Food Trip you can still try the featured recipe http://shows.stv.tv/talk-tv/239674-paul-and-nicks-recipes-caramel-poached-pear-crowdie-puff-arran-cheese/.
See you on Saturday………
Join us this Saturday in Hamilton town centre for our regular monthly market, we will be bringing some seasonal produce, with the temperature dropping there are cuts for slow cooked stews, joints and poultry to roast and warming curries made with the finest ingredients. Alexander Taylor’s is making an autumnal Clyde valley orchard apple strudel or you could try their Bavarian rye bread made with flour from Golspie mill and Heritage wheat. Carmichael Estate will be bringing their usual selection of on farm slaughter stress free meat along with a selection of pies and tagine hotpots.
Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday……
It’s Strathaven Farmers’ Market this Saturday, we’re back in the Common Green Car Park with some autumnal local produce. It’s the start of the school’s October break so come along and stock up for the week ahead. If you’re in the mood for chutney making then you can pick either green or red Clyde Valley hothouse tomatoes, there’s also some local apples, you may however just want to pick up a jar or two from Perthshire Preserves! As it’s getting a little cooler we’re getting in the mood for some slow cooking or big meaty pies, the choice is yours we have local beef, lamb, venison, pork and chickens all direct from their farms.
Looking forward to seeing you there……..
Overton Farmers’ Market & Clyde Valley Fruit Day this Saturday 5th October from 9 till 2pm , Crossford, Clyde Valley
This Saturday we will be celebrating the tradition of fruit growing in the Clyde Valley. Along side our regular farmers’ market stalls will be a marquee where you can try your hand at woodturning, make a bird feeder or go on a mini beast hunt. The Orchard group will be displaying different varieties of local apples,you can watch the apples being pressed then have a taste of the delicious freshly pressed apple juice, you may even win a fruit tree in their raffle.There’s plenty for the kids with pony rides and face painting.
Linsey Scott from The New Lanark Mill will be demonstrating our market produce at 4 time slots throughout the day, entry to the tasting tent is £2.50 per demo (or £7.50 for all 4). Linsey will demonstrate a dish which you can then taste along with further treats that she has prepared earlier, Strathaven Ales will be on hand to offer some refreshment a taster of their Micro Brewery Ales to add to the local food tasting experience.
As if the day is not fun packed enough we are also holding our annual Scarecrow Competition, many Lanarkshire schools have entered the competition, if you would like to enter as an individual or family please see the tab on our page you could win a hamper full of market goodies.
It’s always a brilliant day, it’s great fun and to make the day go with a swing our market band ‘Teribus’ will be on hand. Looking forward to you joining in our Celebration of the Clyde Valley this Saturday…….
It’s Clarkston Farmers’ Market this Saturday, and we’re looking forward to it. We have some great autumnal produce to take the chill off this cooler weather. Coming from the orchards in the Clyde Valley, Overton Farm have Victoria plums, large damsons, cooking apples, Worcester eating apples, can you feel a crumble coming on? There’s also new season root veg, plenty of Maris Piper & King Edward tatties & the fresh beetroot is just delicious roasted. If you’re in the mood to make preserves then there’s plenty to pickle, bottle, make into jam and loads of green tomatoes for chutney.
We’ll have a great selection of local produce with Carmichael Estate Farm Meats, Roe deer, farmed venison, beef & lamb, Fencebay fresh & smoked fish, St Bride’s Free Range Poultry chicken, duck & guinea fowl, Overton Farm veal. beef & lamb, Lochbyre Rare Breed Meat with Old Spot Pork & Shetland lamb, Alexander Taylor artisan breads & pastries, Thorntonhall Ice Cream delicious flavours, The Wee Fudge is back as is Island Cheese, Vanilla Treats will warm you up with a hot chocolate & some great home baking, Perthshire Preserves for hand made jam, Alesela artisan ales there’s one there for every occasion, chutney and rounding off with Caurnie Soap natural skincare.
See you on Saturday for great local shopping…….
It’s Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight so join in the celebration of great Scottish produce by coming along to this Saturday’s farmer’s market at Hamilton Top Cross. We’ve been promised some special produce this Saturday with Carmichael Estate bringing a full range of farmed venison including their award winning venison rashers, Alexander Taylors Bakery have Old Spot pork & local sage dumplings along with the usual array of baked goods, Free range chickens & ducks from St Bride’s, Overton Farm have the Clyde Valley Victoria plums & damsons, freshly pulled King Edward & Maris Piper tatties and specials on steak mince & Clyde Valley veal. Fencebay will attend with fresh & smoked fish, Cullen Skink & fish pates.Rice n Spicy will be there with top quality, slow cooked Punjab dishes, remember to pre order if you’d like a specific dish. Caurnie Soap is also coming along with his range of natural skincare.
You can take your pick this weekend as we have two farmers’ markets on. We have our regular market in Strathaven, Common Green Car Park from 9 till 1pm and one on in Bothwell, Silverwells Hotel Car Park from 10 till 2pm. At Strathaven we will have our usual stallholders with their great local produce including veal, venison, lamb, free range chicken, Old Spot pork, artisan bread, unusual ales and straight from the Great Taste Awards, Gold Medal Winners, Perthshire Preserves Seedless Blackcurrant Conserve & Hot Banana Chutney, they will also have a very seasonal Wild Rowan jelly.
Our Bothwell market will have fresh veggies, free range poultry, Old Spot pork, Clyde Valley veal, venison, beef and artisan ales. We are guests of the Bothwell Scarecrow Festival & the Silverwells Hotel, http://www.thesilverwells.co.uk, check out what’s on at http://www.bothwellscarecrowfestival.co.uk/. It’s a fun filled Saturday, come along and see the amazing scarecrows and pick up some great local shopping.
This Saturday we return to Overton Farm for our Clyde Valley market. This month sees the start of the stone fruit season so it’s a great time to get the baking tins and the jeely pan out. With lovely damsons available there are some great recipes for eating now and also for preparation for the colder months so whether you’re in the mood for making some damson gin for the festive season, some jam & chutney or to add some fruitiness to an autumnal recipe pop along on Saturday for plums and damsons. There are also loads of tomatoes from the Clyde Valley from the Young’s own greenhouses they come in all varieties for salads & sandwiches and there are some mixed boxes for chutney making.
Along with our great local produce including venison, beef, lamb, free range chicken, rare breed pork, artisan bread and natural skin care there will have all the usual kids activities so come along for a great morning of local shopping.