CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe to Somerset Life today CLICK HERE

Best Farmers’ Market of the Year winner at the Somerset Life Food and Drink awards 2015

PUBLISHED: 09:00 24 October 2015 | UPDATED: 17:40 08 December 2015

Best Farmers' Market of the Year Nick Strange from Taunton Farmer's Market with sponsor Tim Rigby from Bridgewater College

Best Farmers' Market of the Year Nick Strange from Taunton Farmer's Market with sponsor Tim Rigby from Bridgewater College

© Thousand Word Media

Judges were on the look out for overall presentation of the market, the arrangement of stalls and entertainment and whether it has built upon the needs of consumers and capitalised on the diversity of the region’s local food and drink supply chain.

Somerset Life Food and Drink awards 2015Somerset Life Food and Drink awards 2015

Sponsored by Bridgwater College

Winner: Taunton Farmers Market

Judges said: Now in its 17th year, Taunton Farmers Market has demonstrated true staying power and its ability to keep customers happy. Each Thursday more than 20 local growers and producers attend Somerset’s only FARMA registered market.

Highly commended: Wells Farmers Market

Now well established and in the most beautiful setting, Wells farmers’ market offers fresh local fruit and vegetables, all served with a smile.

Highly commended: Wiveliscombe Farmers Market

A relatively new market in Somerset, it offers an excellent range of stalls and great quality of foods. The suppliers are very local to Wiveliscombe, with a great passion and knowledge about their products.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Somerset Life visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Somerset Life staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Somerset Life account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More from Food & Drink

Friday, December 7, 2018

Winner of Somerset Life Food and Drink Award for best chef, Josh Eggleton is championing a no waste Christmas discovers Catherine Courtenay

Read more
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Finding the perfect pint can be tricky, however, you’re never too far away from a good craft beer in Somerset. From top micro breweries to serious ale connoisseurs, we choose 12 of our favourite local pubs to enjoy a great beer

Read more
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

For a leisurely, stress-free Christmas day lunch, why not visit one of these delightful Somerset eateries for a delicious festive dinner?

Read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Three of the eight cheeses Julius Longman suggests are from Somerset!

Read more
Monday, November 19, 2018

Catherine Courtenay visits a rather special restaurant in the heart of Clifton

Read more
Monday, November 19, 2018

Josh Eggleton, winner of ‘Chef of the Year’ at the Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards 2018, gives us an exclusive recipe for his Cider Glazed Ham

Read more
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Those chilly winter evenings are perfect for huddling in the corner of a pub, catching up with friends and enjoying a few drinks or a hearty homemade dinner. Get yourself out of the cold, we’ve assembled a list of 20 cosy pubs to visit in Somerset

Read more
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Josh Eggleton, winner of ‘Chef of the Year’ at the Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards 2018, gives us an exclusive recipe for his Pear & Ginger Chutney

Read more
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Somerset’s county town has more than its fair share of good pubs, and a myriad of wonderful walking routes between them, as Laurence McJannet discovers

Read more
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Jane Clark finds modern style mixed with warm hospitality at a pretty village pub

Read more
Friday, October 19, 2018

Excited guests gathered to celebrate the region’s food and drink industry at the annual Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards…and here we announce the worthy winners

Read more
Thursday, July 19, 2018

For the ‘Pub of the Year’, readers nominated establishments that offer exceptional food and drink including a wide range of locally brewed real ales. It also needed to have a menu which champions local food and provide a warm welcome to all

Read more
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Barrel-aged beers, small batch nanobrews, even breeding their own hops, Somerset’s craft brewers are building a reputation for innovation, discovers Chris Allsop

Read more
Monday, October 15, 2018

An award-winning pub where a warm welcome awaits with lots of good, local produce.

Read more
 
A+ South & South West

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

subscription ad


Topics of Interest

Food and Drink Directory

Subscribe or buy a mag today

subscription ad

Local Business Directory

Property Search