Farmers' markets in Scotland

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  • A customer peruses delicious jams and perserves at the stall at Blairgowrie's Farmers' Market, Perthshire
    The jam and preserves stall at Blairgowrie Farmers' Market, Perthshire
  • Locally grown fruit and vegetables on display at Blairgowrie Community Farmers' Market
    Local produce on display at Blairgowrie Community Farmers' Market
  • A shopper buys some fresh berries from the vegetable stall at the farmers' market at Mansfield Park, Glasgow
    Farmers' market at Mansfield Park, Glasgow
  • Traditional breads at a farmers' market © Savour the Flavours
    Traditional breads at a farmers' market © Savour the Flavours

Farmers’ markets have become a regular feature of towns and cities across Scotland since the first market took place in Perth in the 1990s.

Once or twice a month throughout the country, farmers and producers come together to sell the the very best in fresh locally grown produce directly to the public.

Stalls burst with everything from seasonal fruit and vegetables, to meat, poultry and game. There is also seafood, such as smoked mackerel or salmon, an array of cheese and dairy products, and even artisan chocolates for the sweet-toothed customer.

Homemade jams, pickles and breads, locally brewed craft beer and traditional Scottish products including haggis, black pudding and shortbread, are just some of the other foodie delights available to buy.

Many markets also hold cookery demonstrations where producers show how best to the prepare and cook their products. They are always happy to share their expertise and the history of their local produce and business.

One of Scotland’s largest farmers’ markets is the award-winning weekly event in Edinburgh, held amid the dramatic backdrop of the city’s castle. But wherever you are in the country, from Orkney to Dumfries & Galloway, you’re never far from these wonderful foodie events.

But it’s not all about food. Some market organisers join forces with local craftspeople, with many stalls selling a selection of homemade crafts, arts and jewellery.

If you cannot make it along to a market, but don't want to miss out on a great selection of fresh local produce, stop by one of Scotland's many farm shops which can be found across the country.

Browse the listings to find farmers' markets and farm shops near you.

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  1. Gradings

    Aberfoyle

    Welcome to The Scottish Wool Centre

  2. Millbank Parkland Venison

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    Producers & Specialist Shops

    Gradings

    Lockerbie

    Welcome to Millbank parkland Venison

  3. Huntly Herbs

    Type

    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    Huntly

    See a variety of quality, local produce.

  4. Peterhead Farmers Market

    Type

    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    Peterhead

    Peterhead is now the busiest white fish port in Europe and the largest fishing port in the European Community

  5. Aberdeen International Street Market

    Type

    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Market features around 70 stalls from all over Europe.

  6. St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese Company

    Type

    Producers & Specialist Shops

    Gradings

    Pittenweem

    Anster' cheese is hand-made on the farm - to a traditional recipe. Visit St Andrews Farmers Cheese Company and watch the cheese-making in process.

  7. Kirkintilloch Farmers' Market

    Type

    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    Glasgow

    Held in the centre of the town this splendid market is run by the Renfrewshire Farmers' Market Co-operative and has a wide varity of producers from all over the region, a lovely way to spend a Wednesday morning.

  8. Bellfield Organic Nursery

    Type

    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    Cupar

    Box scheme. Attends farmers' markets at Aberdeen, Cupar, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Glasgow, Kirkcaldy, Stirling, Paisley, Perth

  9. Glasgow Mansfield Park Farmers' Market

    Type

    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    Glasgow City Centre

    Glasgow farmers market can have up to 40 producers attending, giving you an extensive range to choose from

  10. Dalduff Farm Shop

    Type

    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    Maybole

    Traditional butchery and Farm shop. (Outside catering provided)

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