18 years ago … our first Farmers’ Market!

18 Years ago on Saturday 26th 2000, we had our FIRST Farmers’ Market! Held as part of the Moseley Festival Street Fair, we didn’t know if it would succeed or not. With 16 stalls, we decided to give it a trial up to Christmas. That December, some people said it wouldn’t work after that as no-one would want to come out in the cold, wet or windy winter months –…

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We’re 200!!

Last month we reached our 200th anniversary! Our traders have commented on what a fantastic atmosphere and how smoothly the market runs – that it’s the best market they go to. Ask them and check them out: they love coming to Moseley!

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Record breakers and Moseley Olives!

Last month we had our greatest number of stalls for July, a total of 64 stalls. Newcomers included a local Moseley family who own their own field of olives in Spain: they do everything themselves in processing the specialist olives to make olive oil. Check them out and hear their story: you’ll find them by the Fighting Cock’s market entrance as they’re obviously not local produce but here for the…

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Goodbye and Hello

Sadly we say goodbye to Dwayne, our egg-man. His parents have sold the farm and soon all the hens. He has faithfully been coming to us for so many years – thank you Phil! NEW THIS MONTH – look out for incredible sauerkrauts from Barrel and Bone – and amazing dips from Nature’s Kitchens. And did you spot the delicious nut-flavoured butters that were new last month from Butterbelle. Look…

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This Sat, Christmas Eve 9-12pm – special Farmers’ Market

Come and buy for Christmas and the New Year from Cossack Cuisine; Wenlock Edge for hams and bacons etc; Boulangerie and Hindley’s bakers for Breads and pastries; BeezNeez honeys; Hilltop Farm for lamb and beef; Happy Gut Hut; Vineyard Pottery; Magic porridge; Styan vegetables; Old Sandlin for apples, pears and fruit juices; Brockleby Pies; Robbies fresh fish and possibly Curds and Whey for cheeses. Also Kneales’ Chocolates, Taartie’s Doughnuts and…

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TWO Christmas Markets

TWO MARKETS THIS CHRISTMAS!! Our normal market was last Saturday DEC 17th so you can buy your Christmas However, on 24th December 9 – 12pm only we will have A SMALL market on the Green for those last minute things and to pick up orders from 9am to 12pm. So we’ll have vegetables, cheeses, meats and a few other things – 15 stalls in all. Prepare for Christmas by asking…

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The only Farmers’ Market to win 3 times “best in UK”

The 2016 winner of the FARMA Farmers’ Market of the Year was awarded to Moseley Farmers’ Market which takes place on the village green in Moseley, Birmingham. The judge said: “The quality, freshness, variety and value of the produce are obvious to anyone attending the market. On the stalls presentation is excellent and the sellers frequently advise on the preparation and cooking of what they offer. They have every right to be proud of…

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A Positive New Year’s Resolution?

Eat healthy!! Now that you’ve probably got through all the chocolate from Christmas, it’s time to think how to eat more healthily. The only answer is to be prepared to buy food you can trust. And this means at YOUR farmers’ Market. What a fantastic and positive New Year’s Resolution!

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Shortlisted for the best in UK

We’ve just learnt that we’ve been shortlisted for the award of being the best Farmers’ Market in the UK! The judges came round last month so now we just have to wait until February to see if we’ve been judged the best!!

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