LOCAL produce drew shoppers to Bideford Quay once again on Saturday with the first of the new season s Farmers' Markets. Torridge District Council leader James Morrish joined producers for a ceremonial opening - with the cutting of a string of sausages an

LOCAL produce drew shoppers to Bideford Quay once again on Saturday with the first of the new season's Farmers' Markets.Torridge District Council leader James Morrish joined producers for a ceremonial opening - with the cutting of a string of sausages and a string of fish!The markets, now in their third year, will continue on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month until the end of September.Spokesman Dan "the fish man" Garnett said the markets provided an opportunity to bring together the region's finest traditional produce from the land and sea, to put North Devon on the good food map and for local producers to fight to preserve their way of life in a difficult economic climate.