We are a friendly, busy Farmers Market in the centre of picturesque Moffat trading on the second Sunday of each month.
We have between 20 and 30 stalls every month where producers sell their own high quality local food and crafts. At least two thirds of the stalls always offer local food and drink. Home grown plants and locally made crafts are sold at the others.
The market is situated both inside and outside the Town Hall in Moffat High Street. It is less than one hour from Glasgow, 30mins from Carlisle, 30mins from Dumfries and just 5 minutes off the M74.
The market is held on the Second Sunday of every month
except in November on the second Saturday
Opening hours are 11 am to 3pm
Entry is Free
Parking is Free
Food Products currently sold include;
Organic, locally reared and rare breed meat and venison. Locally farmed trout. Farmhouse homebaking and speciality cakes. Sweet and savoury pastries and pies. Pate's. Smoked fish and cheese. Locally grown vegetables. Thai foods. Organic eggs. Artisan and locally baked breads, Jams, Jellies and Chutneys. Marmalades and curds. Delicious deserts. Handmade chocolates. Crumbly Fudge, Locally brewed beers. Fruit wines. Hand pressed apple juice, cider, apple and other vinegars. Hot soup, sausages and burgers in rolls.
Regular Local Craft Stalls currently include;
Plants. High quality crystal jewellery. Bathing products. Herbal soaps. Fabric craft work. Felted artwork. Wood turning work. Photographic art cards and gifts, hand carved sheep crooks, hand made wooden jigsaws. Scottish hardwood furnitire.
The aim of Moffat Farmers Market is to market and promote quality local produce, to bring the customer and the producer closer together, to encourage social cohesion and promote community well being and to encourage and support agricultural diversification and self reliance.
At Moffat Farmers Market you can always be sure you will be buying from the producers themselves. You will know where you food comes from and how it was produced;- All producers must adhere to our rigorous market policy which ensures that produce must be grown, reared, caught, brewed, pickled,smoked or processed by the stallholder. They are all happy to discuss production/rearing methods with you the customer.
At Moffat Farmers Market The policy also ensures that all food producers register with the local environmental health office as food producers and abide by all the appropriate food and hygiene guidelines.
When you buy from the Farmers Market you know your money is staying in the local community and you are helping to support the local economy.