Farsley Farmers’ Market celebrates fifth anniversary

22 March 2019

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Farsley Farmers’ Market will mark it’s fifth birthday tomorrow (Saturday, March 23).

The popular monthly event was set up in March 2014, after discussions with the Farsley Business Forum, to open from 9am to 12.30pm every fourth Saturday of the month.

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Tomorrow will feature two special performances from Bramley-based Tutti! Leeds Community Concert Band.

Joelle Braithwaite, from the band, said:

“We’re looking forward to playing this Saturday. We’ve got a great set and can’t wait to get our hands on some delectable goodies from the stalls.”

Hard-working Farsley in Bloom volunteers will be selling potted daffodils as a Mother’s Day gift.

Farley Farmers’ offers a range of quality savoury and sweet produce stalls, with meat, vegetarian, free from and vegan options, plus a family attraction which could be an animal rescue, a charity, vocalists or performers.

Once inside you can sit with a coffee or tea and a hot sandwich – the local butcher, Harvey Davis & Sons, have supplied the kitchen with bacon and sausage from the start.

A group of hand crafters and gift sellers stem from Farsley and surrounding areas and the book sale is held by Friends of St John’s Church.

Events are family friendly and dogs are welcome too.

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