Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Real treat in store for food fans in Barnstaple

PUBLISHED: 10:11 30 April 2014 | UPDATED: 10:11 30 April 2014

Monthly 'real' food markets are being planned for Barnstaple.

Monthly 'real' food markets are being planned for Barnstaple.

Archant

New monthly street food market gets under way this June.

FOOD fans in Barnstaple will be in for a real treat when a new monthly food market gets under way in the pannier market this summer.

The Barnstaple Real Food Markets are being organised by an alliance of small food producers and hot food sellers.

The newly formed North Devon Small Producers Alliance (NDSPA) hopes to bring together some of North Devon’s finest street food scene traders, breweries, music and entertainment on the second Sunday of every month, starting on June 8.

Each month the market will raise money for a different local charity.

Traders already lined up for the first date in June include the Black Torrington-based Red Dog Bakery; bespoke sausage maker Glampig; the recently launched Big Pot Kitchen; Ilfracombe-based brewery Wizard Ales; and recently established street food outfit Seadog Foods.

Spokesperson Jim Coslett, of Seadog, said: “We see this market as a true celebration of the region’s food.

“The name says it all really – real food, made and served by passionate people who are working hard to widen people’s knowledge and enjoyment of local produce.”

The NDSPA is coordinating the market in conjunction with Barnstaple Town Centre Management and pannier market manager Simon Curry.

The group is inviting fellow producers to join them at their next meeting, being held at Alfie Browns on May 13.

For more details call Jim Duncombe on 07897 236705 or to ask about taking part at the June market, email reddogbakery@yahoo.co.uk

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other North Devon Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by North Devon Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique North Devon Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 17:00

Grade II listed town centre street in line for a bit of TLC

Read more
Yesterday, 15:22

The annual May parade complete with drums and giants has made its way through Ilfracombe once again

Read more
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Famous North Devon village the latest location for new historical feature film

Read more
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Fire fighters received reports of a house on fire with a man still inside - and two other men entering the property to rescue him.

Read more
Friday, April 28, 2017

Fire fighters called to Eaglescott crash after light aircraft ploughs into a field, hitting trees and a hedge

Read more
Friday, April 28, 2017

The Landmark will be for community use initially and the cafe reopen, while ‘strong shows’ are promised for the Queen’s in Barnstaple

Read more
Friday, April 28, 2017

Saunton to feature in new film starring Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey actors

Read more
Friday, April 28, 2017

North Devon Council is holding a series of public meetings before a trial scheme for three-weekly bin collections.

Read more
Friday, April 28, 2017

Children at South Molton United Church of England Primary School are settling into the town’s school for the future

Read more
Friday, April 28, 2017

The RNLI is urging people to take heed of its safety advice when visiting North Devon beaches this bank holiday weekend.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 7°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications