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Fairy’s Fair: UK Farmer’s Markets Resist Supermarkets

by | 5th, November 2007

OH, for the farmers’ market, that chance to buy misshapen fruit and veg from honest and misshapen tillers of the land.

Like Verity, who ferments olives in her artisan bathtub; Bryony, who puts hot chorizo sausages in Pitta breads; and Ivor who can recall the halcyon days of That’s Life when farmers were celebrated for carrots that looked like a penis and marrows on nodding terms with Ted Heath.

The Guardian pulls on Gabriel Oak’s smock and journeys to a farmers’ market in Bath.

The results of the field trip are written up in “In a jam: farmers markets agonise over selling out, expansion (and olives)”.

Angela Morris is selling “Fat fairy fudge” fingers of fudge moulded into

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