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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. Castle Douglas Food Town

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    Producers & Specialist Shops

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    Castle Douglas

    Welcome to Food Town

  2. Millbank Parkland Venison

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    Producers & Specialist Shops

    Gradings

    Lockerbie

    Welcome to Millbank parkland Venison

  3. Glasgow Queens Park Farmers' Market

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    Farmers Markets & Shops

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    Glasgow

    Glasgow City Council operates Queens Park Farmers Market which is located approximately 4 miles south of the City Centre at the top of Victoria Road.

  4. Edinburgh Farmers Market

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    Farmers Markets & Shops

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    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Widely acknowledged as the premier market in Scotland.

  5. Drumbeg Stores

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    Delicatessen

    Gradings

    Drumbeg

    Welcome to Drumbeg Stores

  6. Glendale Salads

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    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    Skye

    Extensive range of organically grown produce fruit & veg and organic foods.

  7. Biggar Flavour

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    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    • Taste Our Best
    Taste Our Best

    Biggar

    Welcome to Biggar Flavour. Please visit us to find out more about our extensive range of products made in our onsite kitchen - cakes, breads, ready meals, soups, pies, preserves and much much more

  8. The Hydroponicum

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    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    Ullapool

    We currently operate the mail order element of the business which sells hydroponics growing kits to gardeners and enthusiasts growing on a small scale, as well as growing and supplying small amounts of fresh produce to our local community.

  9. Applecross Smokehouse

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    Smokeries & Smokehouses

    Gradings

    Applecross

    Welcome to Applecross Smokehouse - producers of gourmet smoked fish, shellfish and cheeses.

  10. Farmers' Market - Lorn

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    Farmers Markets & Shops

    Gradings

    Benderloch

    When: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 10am - 3pm. Where: Kintaline Farm, Lorn. Come along to this popular market which showcases the best locally grown produce and the finest creative arts.

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