St Omer French Market – Nord Pas de Calais

Let’s get one thing straight, I love France, their whole obsession with produce and the ease with which they display it and the preparation of food, is a constant source of wonderment to me.
The very best way to experience this, as in most cultures, is to visit a French market. I’ve been visiting the Saturday morning market in St Omer for a few years now and this weekend made the special trip to celebration Spring, have lunch and source some delicious delicacies for the larder.

Farmers market in Northern France
Confiture and Fruit Juices | St Omer Market

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London’s most famous flower market – Columbia Road

Finally we’ve had some sunshine here in London and as last weekend was the spring Bank Holiday weekend  we headed off to check out the offerings at Columbia Road Market. As soon as you see people walking along with enormous cascading bouquets of flowers or staggering under the weight of enormous palm trees – you know you have arrived! Turn a corner and there before you are the heaving crowds slowly making their way the length of Columbia Road. Read more London’s most famous flower market – Columbia Road

Hildreth Street Market – Balham Farmers Market

Hildreth Street Market in Balham will be a regular Sunday Market starting on 4th December 2011 – organised by the same crew as Venn Street Market – this great new weekly market will be a destination showcase for some of the finest artisan, slow food merchants in the capital. Read more Hildreth Street Market – Balham Farmers Market