Farmers Markets in Dartmoor and Devon
Devon is a farming county so plenty of Farmer's Markets. If I missed any, please let me know.
A chance to buy some home made cakes at the new produce market at South Tawton.
Eleanor chose the passionfruit seed turnovers and Topaz bought a whole bagful of cake goodies. Details below.
South Tawton Produce and Craft Market in the Church House in the centre of the village.
Selling garden produce, eggs, baked goods, preserves, garden products, jewellery, cards,
paintings, soaps, and locally made goods. Refreshments available.
Contact Mark Freeman on 01837 840085 to take a stall.
Widecombe-in-the-Moor A village market usually on the 4th Saturday of the Month, 10:00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
The market is held in the Church House, owned by The National Trust. With a wide range of produce, from olives,
olive oil to locally grown vegetables and plants. Cheeses, apple juice, honey, home made bread, cakes, jams,
chutneys, beef, lamb and pork from local Widecombe farms. Contact Diana Cameron or Richard Holmes
on 01364 621218. See Widecombe market's website for more information or look at our what's on pages.
Tavistock A Farmer's Market at Bedford Square. The markets take place on the 2nd, 4th & 5th Saturdays
each month 9am til 2pm in summer and 9am to 1pm in winter. Everything on sale is produced locally
and stall holders are the farmers, growers or producers themselves. There is also an annual Christmas market date tbc.
Take a look at the Tavistock Farmer's Market website or look at our what's on pages for more info.
Bovey Tracey Produce Market takes place in the centre of the town on the 1st and 3rd Saturday
of the month from 8:30am to 1:00pm. Offering meat, fairtrade goods, cheeses, preserves and plants.
Tel. Marion on 01626 834109 for info.
Lewdown Produce market on the 1st Saturday of each month at the Victory hall in Lewdown
(between Moretonhampstead and Exeter) 10am to 1pm. Stalls include Locally Baked Bread, Beef, Lamb,
Pork, Poultry, Fish,Fruit & Vegetables, Herbs & Spices, Fresh Eggs, Tasty Local Cheese,
Hand Made Fudges, Home made Preserves, Antiques and bric a brac.
Manaton A village market. Each third Tuesday of the month is the day for the Manaton Market, where
you can buy lots of local goods including cakes, puddings and pies, honey, fresh eggs, cheese,
meat from local farms, pork, lamb, bacon, even locally made fudge. Get yourselves along to the Parish
to find all these goodies. Open from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Ring Mrs. Christina Everett on 01647 221302 for
more information and details. Read my review and lots of nice photos of the stalls.
Hittisleigh A village market. On the northern edge of the Moor is a cute little market which is held
each 2nd Saturday of the month 10 to 12 noon in Hittisleigh village hall. With local produce, meat,
cheese, plants, cakes, preserves etc. Contact Shirley for further information 01647 24453.
Okehampton Farmers market in the centre of town on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month from 10am to 4pm.
When the weather is right, there is a fresh fish stall, and every week you can buy locally produced meat,
free range eggs and chicken, venison, bread and local cider along with the very best in fresh vegetables,
herbs and fresh yogurt.
Contact Martn or Sara on telephone 01837 658672 for any more information. .
Buckfastleigh has a small Farmers Market running from 10am to 1pm every Thursday near the Globe Inn,
in the town centre at Buckfastleigh. But be prepared for the stall holders to not turn up in poor weather.
Please support our local farmers and producers. Buying locally saves on transport - keeping freight off the roads.