There is nothing better than meandering around a good farmers market, spending time with the people that grow the produce and rear the animals. By talking to the producers of the food you can get an idea of how and where the produce was grown and if it organic and free from pesticides or not.
If you happen to live in Wimbledon you are most fortunate as the Wimbledon Farmers’ Market is one of the very best in South London. If you are looking for a Wimbledon Taxi Cab to take you to the market and back with all your purchases then look no further than Elite Car Service, your number one private hire taxi company in Wimbledon.
Wimbledon Farmers’ Market is a long established market with a vast range of produce on display, and you will find the stall holders very knowledgeable and highly engaging. There is something for everybody at this market, take for instance Grange Nurseries that have a great range of seasonal cut flowers.
If you prefer your meat and poultry to be organic then head to Galileo Farm stall for seasonal game as well. Ellie’s Dairy provide fresh goat’s milk and cheeses. The winning stall in 2018 for Favourite Stall Winner was Hand Picked Shellfish.
The market is open every Saturday from 9am -1pm and if you have the kids in tow don’t miss out on Durnsford Recreation Ground that is a great place for the kids to let off steam before you head off for some serious shopping.
There are some unique stall holders that regularly attend Wimbledon Farmers’ Market that include, Batch Farm Cheesemakers, Bottlebrush Ferments, Cakehole, Celtic Bakers, Chegworth Valley, Cornish Gouda,Kierons Game, March House Farm, and North Sea Seafood Ltd.
When the famous Jennings retired from the market, Lukasz and his partner took over. They feature at Wimbledon, Pimlico and Islington and are famous for their lobster, brown shrimps, crabs and their famous smoked mackerel.
Winterbourne Game hail from Dorset and process all the game themselves, and the majority of the produce comes from their own organised shoots. All their venison comes from their carefully managed wild animals on their own land.
Giovanni Carleschi is an interesting addition to the Farmers’ Market and puts passion into everything he knows. His creations are Italian foods made of the highest quality produce from the farmers at the market. His goods sell fast so you will have to be there early to snap up the likes of pheasant ravioli or freshly made lasagne.
These are just some of the great stalls that can be found at the Wimbledon Farmers’ Market, don’t forget to book your local cab home from Elite Car Service as you don’t want to be struggling with all your shopping on the public transport system.