Do you know where your food and drink comes from? Do you know who makes and grows the products you buy? Do you want to shop locally and reduce your food miles?
Come along to Tring Farmers’ Market where you can speak to the stallholders and find out exactly how things are produced or grown and where they have come from.
The market takes place twice a month on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays at the Market Place in Brook Street, Tring; except in December when it is on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays.
There is easy free 1 hour parking in the Forge Car Park just off the High Street which adjoins The Market Place, but don’t forget to get your ticket.
It’s just a short walk down to the market where we have a wide selection of stalls for you to browse. Bread, meat, eggs, plants, cut flowers, charcuterie, juices, British cheese, gifts, home products, second-hand books, cosmetics, candles, cakes, preserves, sauces, the list goes on and on!
We also often have the Market Mynstralls playing folk music and sometimes even Morris dancing.
All our stallholders come from within a 30 mile radius of Tring and grow, make or produce everything they sell. With some exceptions, for fruit and vegetables, which are bought in, but local when in season and Eco Home products which we think are a vital part to a sustainable way of life that the market promotes. Think about all the food miles you could save!
We also have Fair Trade products and support two local charity stalls.
Akeman Street Baptist Church who provides free fair trade hot drinks to everyone, friendly chats and a chance to pick up great Christian literature. They also have fair trade chocolate at bargain prices and beautiful greetings cards! Money raised by them goes to a farm-based charity in Leeds called Caring for Life that care for society’s lost and vulnerable souls.
Our wonderful second-hand charity bookstall raises money for Hector’s House and The Hospice of St Francis. All the books are £1 and donations are welcome too.
Find out more and sign up to our fortnightly newsletter on our website www.tringfarmersmarket or follow us on Instagram and Facebook @tringfarmersmarket to keep up to date with all the latest news and events.
Thanks to Caroline Hendry-Smith, one of the Directors of Tring Farmers Market, for this guest blog. Caroline also owns Notion Jewellery creating beautiful pieces of jewellery all inspired by the beauty of our local countryside – do go check them out.