The Exeter Farmers Market has been established in order to give local producers of fruit, vegetables and foodstuffs, as well as a limited range of craft and products made locally with local materials, a retail outlet that enables them to sell direct to the public.
Time: Every Thursday, 9am - 2pm
Shoppers keen on sampling West Country foods are able to try and buy a wide range of produce at the Exeter Farmers Market. The market has become a vibrant and enjoyable place to buy and sell, giving the producer a chance to meet and talk directly to the consumer of the produce that they grow or make.
Customers visiting the market have the opportunity to buy a delicious range of foods such as cheeses, venison, pork, lamb, beef, chicken, organic fruit & vegetables, apple juice, fish, chicken, preserves, cakes, bread, pies and much more.
Traders at the market include:
Please note: Producers may not attend every week please check with the market office if you want to know if a specific producer is booked to attend a market.
Once you get to know Exeter Farmers Market, why not shop and cook with the seasons, its fun and simple. Don't fret about what's in season when. Just look for the best-looking produce. If you don't know how to cook it, ask the farmer. To help you eat with the seasons see the following guide:
If you are interested in trading at the Farmer's Market please download the Farmer's Market Application Form [46kb]
March and April
May and June
July, August and September
This is peak season. In addition to the spring crops, look for:
'Everbearing' strawberries are still in season, as well as red raspberries and currants. In August, blackberries are added to this list.
If it's been a hot and sunny summer, the earliest eating apples, Discovery come to market as early as August. By September, most apples and pears are coming in.
October, November and December
Apples and pears are at their best. Plus all the late autumn/winter vegetables: