Are you a great fan of homemade local food? Do you enjoy making your own scotch eggs and racking up freshly made local cheese and bread? Come on board as we take you through some of the best local markets in England. Whenever you find yourself in England you can visit any of these local markets in the morning and enjoy the view of freshly harvested farm produce. You will ignite that hunger for homemade meals and let the demons rise to your taste buds. You will get to pick up locally farmed foodstuffs for a good meal at home or even sample some fresh fruits or organic burger on the move.
We are now witnessing the rise of so many street stalls on major streets and farmers have seized the opportunity to display their produce. This now leaves food lovers with so many choices on how and what to eat. In England, the traditional covered market is one of the biggest markets that provide fresh food stalls where you can go in for your farm produce, some of the best farmers markets there are.
The Kirkgate Market
This wonderful sales place is located in the heart of Leeds Marketplace since 1857. The market is the business place of most of the local farmers and marketers in the city. A lot of businesses have been on in this market for generations and the market is a common sales place for a wide range of nationalities including the Chinese and their supermarkets, the polish and their delicatessen and the popular Asian bazaars which happen every Wednesday morning. This market offers a wide variety of food in its stalls and the stalls are housed by the grand Edwardian buildings. The market is held so high by the locals in Leeds and it is the role of the city’s shopping activities. Many of the restaurants, hotels, and bars depend on this market for the fresh supply of farm produce. The quality of the products sold here is also very nice. The Kirkgate market is located within a short walk from Leeds station which is around 3 hours north of London.
The Melton Mowbray is close to the Vale of Belvoir and is translated by the locals as the “Beautiful View.” The market is located in the north-eastern part of Leicestershire and is dubbed as “England’s rural capital of food.” The market is famous for the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie, the Red Leicester cheese, the Stilton, and locally brewed ales, wines and Sloe Gin. There are specialist shops and restaurants that prepare these local products especially for you to give you a treat whenever you visit – so do not fail! The market is surrounded by a cool countryside where you can go for a quick picnic or a gentle breeze evening walk. You can even download the walking trail for the cities historical sites and trek of for a fun time.
For those who are fans of the market, you are bound to be fully satisfied with a lot of offers in Melton. The busiest day of the market is on Tuesdays because farmers and locals bring their stocks, antiques, and livestock for auctions. On Saturdays is the normal street market why people trade from the boots of their car on Sundays. Visit Melton any time of the week and you will surely strike a good bargain for a commodity you cherish.