London Fields Farmers’ Market

Martin Amis published his novel London Fields in 1989. Although it was set in the future, in 1999, he didn’t mention the Farmers’ Market as his mind was on baser instincts…

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On a sunny Sunday morning last November we wanted to find a local farmers’ market so Wink did some research and quickly discovered the excellent website: London Farmers’ Markets. A quick search of markets in the vicinity of Limehouse introduced us to the London Fields Farmers’ Market whither we went with shopping baskets – and camera!

With just a few stalls pitched in the playground of the local primary school we are able to amble around admiring the produce and the lovely people proudly telling and selling!

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Fish, fresh from the south coast.

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Bread, with a flourish.

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Up from Somerset Alham Wood Organics with his range of buffalo milk cheeses named after the leader of the pack, Junas.

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‘Twas the season for squash – John proudly displaying his initial…

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The ultimate homemade, organic pasta and pesto by Primo and Ultimo.

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Artisan cakes and quiches from the Isle of Wight.

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Poultry from the verdant pastures of Northamptonshire.

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Apples and pears – quinces too.

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More cheese from Somerset – Greens with their cheddar.

We enjoyed a couple of visits to this farmers’ market, buying a variety of food which was fresh, delicious and tasty. Perhaps the protagonists in Martin Amis’ novel would have been happier if they had been able to shop at the London Fields Farmers’ Market.

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