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Visit our farmers' market in Hackney to get delicious food while supporting small, sustainable farms almost all from within 60 miles of London. There's plenty of space to enjoy a chat with friends over a coffee and cake or a freshly made mushroom sandwich. We look forward to seeing you soon.
See which growers and producers will be coming to the market this week.
You can easily get to the UK's only all-organic farmers' market by bus from Dalston, Shoreditch, Stamford Hill, Tottenham, Clapton and Stoke Newington. Rectory Road station is close by.
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Every £1 you spend at the market generates £3.70 of benefits for you, the farmers and the planet.
Live in a climate-friendly way - all the farmers at the market are either organic or biodynamic, which is much better for the planet. And the stallholders making processed foods use organic ingredients
Cut wasteful packaging - Most fruit and veg at the market is sold unpackaged as are many other products, which also means you can choose to buy as much as you want.
Know who produces your food - Find out everything you want to know about the food and how it was grown or cooked from the people that grew, reared or produced it
Pay fair prices - While organic food is necessarily more expensive than food farmed conventionally because of the labour-intensive methods used to produce it, the farmers at the market charge a fair price for their produce and pay fair wages to the people who work for them. The market also accepts Healthy Start vouchers. Fair trade is as important at home as it is for imports.
Help create jobs in Hackney - try hand-made foods made by producers from around Hackney
Eat with the seasons - Discover produce you've never eaten before. There won’t be apples or tomatoes in May but, when they are in season, you can choose from many different varieties.
What brings customers back to the market week after week? Film made by Ben at Cultiv8 Productions.
Who's coming on Saturday 24 February?
Farmers and producers
Veg and fruit
Ripple Farm Organics - rooty goodness, nourishing greens and beautiful squashes
Wild Country Organics - a huge range of seasonal veg and herbs
Petersons Farm Organics - unpackaged seasonal vegetables
William at the Mushroom Table - biodynamic and wild mushrooms
Meat and fish
Hook & Son - beef, raw and pasteurised milk, butter, cream, yoghurt, ghee
Galileo Farm - chicken, beef, lamb, pork pies, sausages, eggs
Soleshare - fresh seafish, shellfish and smoked fish, fishcakes and pâtés
Hook & Son - raw and pasteurised milk, butter, cream, yoghurt, ghee
Aston's Bakehouse - sourdough loaves, mince pies, Stollen. focaccia, croissants, cronuts and much more
Global Fusion - vegan cakes, fritters, gumbo and other Bajan specialities
Eric's Honey Hydrant - local honeys and other bee-related goodies.
Niko B Chocolates - hand-made chocolates, brownies, tiffin, hot nuts and more
(No Re:Organics this week - James will be back selling his kombucha, kefir, kimchi and kraut when he has recovered from his ultra-marathon!)
Growing Communities cafe: hot and cold drinks
(Eric's Honey Hydrant and Henry's Becontree Bees usually come to the market on alternate weeks. Bore Place Market Garden, Alison's Organics. Peach & Pippin and Pear Necessities will be back in the summer)