This Saturday brings local farmers and producers to the Myre, Forfar for the monthly Angus Farmers’ Market.
Organisers are hoping the spring-like weather will continue, making it the perfect place to pick up some delicious foods that are traceable from farm or baking bowl to the market stall.
The market place has the unique service of bringing producer and customer together, giving you the ability to talk to the people producing the food you feed your family. Irene from Storm cakes will be baking late into Friday night to delight with her old-fashioned steamed syrup pudding, chocolate shortbread swirls and a new must have orange Aero bubble bars.
St. Patrick’s Day is on March 17 and if you want some inspiration for a taste of Irish cuisine you can check out the market website www.angusfarmersmarket.co.uk
Yyou will find a delicious recipe for pork loin glazed with Guinness and honey and colcannon a delicious mix of potatoes, cabbage and onions.
You will find pork loin at the Puddludub Pork stall and home grown vegetables at the John Reid and Son of Newbigging stall.
Ideas for Mothers’ Day on March 18 can be found at the Charmed Choices stall.
The Eeeksie Peeksie ceramics and Wax Teddies stall also offers great gift ideas or just a nice addition to your home.
Norma from Norma’s Preserves will make up a gift basket filled with your favourite jams and chutneys making a thoughtful gift for someone special like mum or granny.
Ashbrook nursery has a wonderful choice of plants, containers and bulbs to cheer up the patio and front door, reminding us spring is just round the corner.
These plants are in excellent condition and of the best quality,. If you need tips on the best plant for a particular part of your garden Francis and Anne from Ashbrook are always willing to guide you. The Angus Farmers’ Market can be found in the High Street, Montrose on the first Saturday of the month and the Myre, Forfar on the second Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm.