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seasonal community farmer's markets in Southern East Anglia (Essex, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire), England,
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Updates for May 2022
May brings with it cold weather winter crops, like kale, spinach,
some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower,
leeks and early onions,
and from southern areas, like Florida and southern Texas,
strawberries, oranges, sumatras, grapefruit.
Farmshops, by county
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- Ashlyns Organic Farm Shop - organic lamb, beef, pork, chicken,
Christmas time turkeys
North Weald, Epping, Essex, CM16 6RZ,
01992 525146. Organic co-operative. Game when in season.
Seasonal fruit and veg, organic milk and freshly baked bread can
also be purchased. Locally sourced produced whereever possible.
Cammas Hall Fruit Farm - Wide variety of seasonal,
locally grown fruits and vegetables, Fresh local eggs, Baked
goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, cherries, onions, Other fruit
or veg, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, concessions /
refreshment stand, restrooms, birthday parties
Hatfield Broad Oak, Nr Bishop's Stortford, CM22 7JT. Phone:
01279 718570. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Tuesday to Sunday 9am to 5;30pm
Open June to September. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit
Click here for our Facebook page. The farm has an
informative Nature Trail where you can opt for a short stroll or
a longer trek. We also have a Tea Barn, well stocked Farm Shop
and children's play area. (UPDATED: July 31, 2015)
Calcott Hall Farm - farmshop with much produce grown
onsite or local
Ongar Road, South Weald, Brentwood, Essex
CM15 9HS. Phone: 01277 264164. Email:
Open: See their website for current hours. Directions: One mile
N of Brentwood town centre, on A128, adjacent to the A12 bridge
(no access from A12). Farm shop in converted Essex barn.
Friendly, family run farm with an excellent reputation for
superb customer service. With over 30 different crops grown on
the farm the emphasis is on freshness and quality. Produce we
don’t grow on the farm is sourced locally where possible, such
as our English apples from Chelmsford and fresh herbs from a
nursery just down the road.
- Graces Fruit Farm - Apples, plums, blackberries,
blackcurrants, strawberries, raspberries, loganberries,
Tayberries, asparagus, broad beans, runner beans,honey from the
Causeway End, Thaxted Road, Wimbish, Saffron, Walden.
Tel.01371 830387. Open: Call for hours and availability.
Directions: On B184 Saffron Walden/Thaxted rd 4 miles S of
Saffron Walden on R. Clearly signposted. Norfolk Lavender and
Devonshire wines. Homemade pies and cakes and freshly pressed
juices are made using the farm's own fruit. PYO large range soft
fruits, apples plums plus summer vegetables. Farm shop with
range of produce. Tea room, childrens play area, picnic area.
Facilities: Ample parking, children's play area, nearby pub,
picnic area, tea room, plants and shrubs, easy access for
disabled, toilets, caravan club. PYO Asparagus in April/May
(call to check when ready). (UPDATED: 02 April 2016, JBS)
Spencers Farm Shop,
Cox's, Wickham Fruit Farm - locally
sourced meat, free-range eggs, Strawberries, Raspberries,
Gooseberries, Red & Blackcurrants, Blackberries, Loganberries,
Tayberries, Cherries, Plums, 18 Varieties of Apples Asparagus,
Runner Beans, Courgettes, Pumpkins.
Wickham St Pauls,
Halstead, CO9 2PX. Phone: 01787 269476. Fax: 01787 269476.
Open: See their website for
hours. Directions:Directions and map. Strawberries, Raspberries, Gooseberries, Red &
Cherries, Plums, 18 Varieties of Apples Asparagus, Runner
Courgettes, Pumpkins. Since first growing "Pick Your
Own" fruit in 1973, our range of PYO fruit and vegetables has
grown considerably. We are particularly proud of our "Table Top
Strawberries" grown at waist height for ease of picking! If you
would like to pick your own, simply call in at the shop (opening
times here), but feel free to phone us. They have a cafe with a
range of homemade seasonal dishes such as fruit pies, coq au
vin, steak and mushroom pie and soups. They also sell homemade
ready meals include cottage pies, lasagnes and quiches.
(UPDATED: 02 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: July 13, 2015, JBS)
Wash Farm - asparagus, blackberries, blueberries,
boysenberries, cherries, currants (red and black), gooseberries,
raspberries (red), strawberries, tayberries, Fresh eggs
Street Sible Hedingham, Halstead, CO9 3RH. Phone: (01787)
Click here for current open hours, days and dates.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Cheque.
(ADDED: July 04, 2012)
Wrekein Farm Shop -
Lamb, beef, pork and
poultry, cheeses, sausages
Burnham Road, Althorne,
Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex CM3 6DT, 01621 786785. Master butchers
Offers fresh meats that are are non-intensively reared on a
grass and cereal diet. Locally produced sausages include venison
and red wine, pork and sundried tomato and gluten-free
varieties. English cheeses such as Wensleydale and ginger,
vegetables, pickles and preserves are also available alongside
roasts. (ADDED: 03 April 2016, JBS)
Bullscroft Farm -Strawberries, raspberries and
other soft fruit
Chenies Road, Chorleywood. Phone: 07719
252000. Open: June-Sept, Mon-Sunday 09.30 to 18.00. Directions:
From M25, Junction 18, take A404 dir Amersham. Straight ahead at
traffic lights, farm entrance one mile from M25 opposite St
Clement Dane’s School.
Family run farm, offering PYO since
1988. Located in Chilterns AONB.
PYO and as ready picked.
(UPDATED: 02 April 2016, JBS)
(UPDATED: June 29, 2009)
Cammas Hall Fruit Farm - Strawberries , Raspberries,
Gooseberries, Blackberries, Blackcurrants, Sweetcorn,
Blueberries, Broadbeans, French Beans
Needham Green, Hatfield
Broad Oak, NA, CM22 7JT. Phone: 01279 718 777. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Tuesday to Sunday from 9am to
Click here for a map and directions. Only portaloos in the
car park and no other facilities. Strawberries: June to
July to October. Gooseberries: June to
Blackberries: July. Blackcurrants: July. Sweetcorn: End
of August. Blueberries: July to August. Broadbeans: June. French
Beans: July. They also have fruit/veg that is already picked and
ready to go. Pick your own Strawberries, raspberries,
blueberries, blackberries, gooseberries, blackcurrants,
sweetcorn & onions. Our own sunflowers and cherries are
available ready picked.
They have a Tea Barn for Breakfasts,
paninis, salads, sandwiches, jacket potatoes, cream teas, ice
creams, delicious homemade cakes and a great selection of hot
and cold drinks. There is also a Farm Shop with a wide range of
local produce including fresh fruit and vegetables, meats and
cheeses, meringues, our jam and honey, eggs, chutneys, pickles
and much more. For further updates and to find out about our
summer opening schedule please keep checking back here or follow
Click here for our Facebook page
(UPDATED: 02 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: July 31, 2015)
Graveley Fruit Farms - PYO strawberries, raspberries,
currants, and broad beans.
Graveley Hall Farm, Graveley,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 7LY. Phone: 01438 727709. Email :
[email protected]. Directions: Located on the
B197 north of Stevenage. All our fruit is available as Pick Your
Own or you can buy it ready picked in our cafe. The cafe serves
teas, coffees and light snacks and ice cream. We have a large
children’s adventure play area including a zip wire and a
haystack, and the play area is overlooked from the cafe. So Mum
and Dad can relax with a cup of tea while the kids let off
steam. Tractor and trailer rides are available most weekends and
include a trip over the 'off road' bumps at the back of the
farm. Loads of fun in an adventure filled ride. There are also
some pet pigs to look at and feed, pig food is available to feed
them. (UPDATED: 02 April 2016, JBS)
(UPDATED: July 11, 2015,
Hawkswick Fruit Farm - currants (red and black),
gooseberries, raspberries, strawberries
Harpenden Road, St.
Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 6JG. Phone: 01727 831224. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 -
18:00; Saturday and Sunday: 09:00 - 18:00; Monday: Closed all
day. Directions: From
Exit M1 junc 9. Left at roundabout onto A5183. At next
roundabout take 1st exit left up hill on Redbourn lane (B487).
At next roundabout take 3rd exit onto A1081. Follow along for
approx 2 miles. Fruit farm signposted on right. >From south exit
M1 at junc 6. go underneath motorway onto north orbital >road.
Go over the M 25 and at next island take 1st exit left onto the
B4630 Watford road. Continue along passing 1 mini roundabout and
at next roundabout turn left onto King Harry lane. At end of
that road turn right at mini island onto Hemel Hempstead road
A4147. Straight over island into Batchwood drive. At main set of
traffic lights at Ancient Briton pup turn left onto A1081. Go
past Texaco garage on right then second turning on left. M25
take exit 21A then follow M1 south directions. 20% Pensioner
discount on Tuesday afternoons. MINIMUM CHARGE, ADULT: £2.00 PER
PERSON, CHILD (5+): £0.50 PER CHILD. Free Parking. Strawberries:
End of June, July and Early August; Raspberries: July and
August; Gooseberries: July; Red and black currants in July and
August.(UPDATED: 02 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: 20, July 2008)
Pearce's Farm Shop - PYO: Strawberries, raspberries,
Hamels Park Farm, Buntingford. Phone: 01920 821246.
[email protected]. We have been growing strawberries
since 1978 and with the raspberries also have an excellent pick
your own that makes a fun family activity. Asparagus, is another
of our specialities and when in season during May and June it is
much sought after by our customers for the excellent flavour. We
also grow a great range of pumpkins and squash available from
October, in time for Halloween and also ornamental gourds that
make interesting autumnal decoration. Looking to offer something
different we have planted the Hippophae rhamnoides berry, or sea
buckthorn, which is one of the superfoods that is full of
vitamins and not that common in the UK, as well blueberries,
another very healthy fruit.The farm shop has strawberries,
raspberries, runner beans, pumpkins, gourds, squash.
fruit, bread, cakes, frozen foods, chutneys, jams, dairy, smoked
salmon, dried goods, animal foods, plants, flowers. Strawberry &
Raspberry PYO open - ring for up-to-date availability. We have a
large area of soft fruit at Pearce’s, available for visitors
either to pick themselves, a popular activity with families, or
to buy in the shop. Our café also uses them to make delicious
puddings, tarts and crumbles. (UPDATED: 02 April 2016, JBS)
(UPDATED: July 11, 2015, JBS)