Local food markets are not only good for the planet, but they are also great places to meet the local people in the area. Like an advice goldmine, markets harbour some great tips and tricks for the next home-cooked meal! Why home-cooked meals? Well, where shall I begin? First of all, you have much more control over the ingredients and portion sizes. Secondly, you’ll know exactly what causes your body to react in a certain way. Home-cooked meals also save money and they are better for the planet and the community. So, if you find yourself in the UK, why not head over to Bristol markets for some good ingredients, a good time, and an unforgettable experience?
Whiteladies Road Farmers Market
The Whiteladies Road Farmers Market was founded in June 2006 and it’s not showing any signs of slowing down yet! Located at the junction of Whiteladies Road and Apsley Road, this market is normally held every Saturday from 08:30 to 13:00. From freshly baked delicacies to local jazz players, this Whiteladies has all the necessities for a successful market day. They have baked pies, duck eggs, cheese, baked goods and much more!
St Nicholas Market
Trading since 1743, St Nicholas Markets is a quirky pocket of wellness and engagement. It’s also called St Nicks Market and has Bristol’s largest collection of independent retailers. You could buy various artisanal food from East Street Fruit Markets’ cafes, freshly baked pies, smoothies and much more. Some of their food vendors include Big Juice Bar, Caffe Exchange, Carribean Wrap, Chilli Daddy, Pieminister, and the list just goes on and on. If you enjoy this article, be sure to read about the finest markets in Texas.
East Street Fruit Market
Located in the Bedminster region of Bristol, the East Street Fruit Market sells everything fruit and veg to your heart’s content! In fact, this market serves some of the freshest fruit and vegetables in South Bristol. Shaped like a horseshoe, you’ll enter on one end and exit from the other. You’ll probably exit with a lot of goodies like fresh strawberries, lush kale bouquets, plump pumpkins, and crispy apples of all colours. Think veg and East Street Fruit Market has you covered, and at a reasonable price too!
The Harbourside Street Food Market
Celebrate the Bristol waterfront whilst eating some scrumptious street food. The Harbourside Street Food Market runs every Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 to 14:30 and every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 to 16:00. Located on 1 Canon’s Road, those who want to take lunch from their busy office day could easily do so. Their 100-seater quayside also makes it easy to enjoy the beautiful waterfront, fresh air, and other people. Visit stalls like The Smoked Vegan, Peckers, and Dawson’s Bakery among many others! In fact, this lively market should be your number one weekly pitstop!
Local markets not only raise awareness for sustainability but also provide a direct sales outlet for local produce suppliers and ensure community engagement. Markets are the life-source of community get-togethers. Some things may be more expensive than mass-produced items in the shops, but when it comes to fruit and veg, nothing beats market prices. Be sure to visit the Bristol Markets that’ll knock your socks off! Out there are some amazing foodie experiences that you, yes you, could create yourself!