March Farmers’ Market – Saturday 7th March

Welcome to the Creake Abbey Farmers’ Market – ”one of Britain’s 20 Finest Farmers’ Markets” as recognised by Diana Henry in The Daily Telegraph. We are proud to bring you over 50 local food and drink producers on the 1st Saturday of each month. Everything from the finest locally farmed meat to pies, pastries, tarts, bread and morning goods, vegetables, fruit, conserves, pickles, honey, cheese, plants, herbs, beer, spirits and much more. March celebrates forced rhubarb, leeks and beetroot, venison and ewe’s milk cheese. Knife sharpening by Norfolk Sharp also available.

Main Barn 
Blackbird Cottage Handcrafted Fine Foods – Handmade terrines using Norfolk ingredients
Bonallack Home Cooked – Award winning granola, bread, ready-made foods and freezer food
Bray’s Cottage Pork Pies – Award winning Norfolk pork pies
Bread Source – fine artisan bread and morning goods (double stand)
Ethnic Fusion Indian Cooking – Award winning curries, Indian treats and take away meals
Hands-on-Preserves – Pickles, chutneys and jam
Ian Wright pork – Rare breed pork sausages, chops, roasts and bacon
Naked Greenz – Wheatgrass powder, smoothies and advice
Panther Brewery – Artisan local beer
The English Spirit Company – Artisan small batch copper pot independent distillers
The Old-Fashioned Pudding Company – Steamed puddings
Truly Rural – Home made fudge

East Barn
Bakeshack – Baked goods with an oriental twist
Brancaster Bay Shellfish – Fresh Mussels from Brancaster
Great Walsingham Barns – Pies puds and tarts
Jess Bakes – Macarons – homemade macarons
Marsh Pig Charcuterie – Quality British Charcuterie; salami, chorizo, lomo, bresaola, coppa & jerky
Norton’s Dairy – Milk, butter and cream plus specialist cheese
OliveOlive – Olive oil from Greece, fresh halloumi
Sandringham Apple Juice – Apple juices
Time for Tea – Whole cakes, slices and tray bakes
Tosier Chocolatemaker – Specialist bean to bar chocolate – vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, with no additives or flavourings

Tin Barn
Black Cat Coffee – Award winning small batch coffee roasterie in the heart of rural Norfolk
Bon Produce – Authentic Moroccan couscous blends
Candi’s Chutneys – Outstanding chutneys with seasonal specials
Good Taste – Provencal delicacies
Leigh’s Bees – Local honey, raw, mildly heat treated and comb depending on the time of year
Rita Holland – Sheepskins and accessories
So Sweet – Handmade sweets

Acropolis Foods – Olives and baklava
Bates Moor Beef Farm – Grass reared high quality local beef
Dean Price Horticulture – Nursery grown annuals, perennials and shrubs plus garden design NEW!!
Fen Farm Venison – Venison meat and freshly cooked burgers
Floppy Chicken – De-boned chickens for roasting with different stuffings (provisional booking)
Jelly Cottage – Herbaceous plants, planters and gifts
Le Digestiv – Fermented vegetables including kimchi, beetroot sauerkraut, lemon and dill sauerkraut and Mexican el Curtido
Lincolnshire Poacher Cheeses – Cheeses, raw milk and whey butter
M&M Rutland – Local butcher from Melton Constable with high quality cuts of all meats
Manor Farm – Fresh vegetables and flowers in season
Nelson and Norfolk Tea – Luxury specialist loose teas, pyramid tea bags & gifts
Norfolk Sharp – Mobile knife sharpening service
Peppy Neds – Homemade filled doughnuts
Rocketship Sauces – artisan hot sauce from local ingredients NEW!!
RSPB – Raising awareness and providing information on birds
St. Elvan Mead – Aged mead
Stile Cottage Homemade – Homemade meat and sweet pies, based near Holt
The Almond Kitchen – Coated almonds, cooked with cinnamon, sugar and water until caramelised. Freshly cooked on the stall and sold warm.
The Little Blue Pupcakery – Homemade dog treats and bakes
THF Countryside – chopped wood and wooden gifts
Waveney Valley Smokehouse NEW!!
WhataHoot – Hand distilled Norfolk gin
Willie Weston’s Fish – Lobster, shell fish and wet fish

We are delighted to welcome three new producers  – Rocketship Sauces, the Waveney Valley Smokehouse and Dean Price Horticulture.  We are very sorry to say goodbye to Martin’s Farm after 30 years of trading at markets and to Gur Beck Country Foods with scotch eggs who have closed their business – we send them our best wishes and thanks for attending.  The RSPB will be with us on Saturday and at the April market raising awareness of our local birds and to answer your questions.  The Pink Partridge Cake Co. will not be returning for the moment and we send them our best wishes.  Simply Cake Co. and the Norfolk Scone Co. will be returning in April and Rosie’s Catering will be returning to the market in May.  We hope to see you on Saturday!