The Big Produce Market hits the streets of Truro

PUBLISHED: 09:31 29 April 2014 | UPDATED: 09:31 29 April 2014

A view of part of The Big Produce Market

A view of part of The Big Produce Market

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The biggest local produce market in Cornwall returns to Lemon Quay in the heart of Truro on the 9th and 10th of May. With 50 of Cornwall’s most exciting artisan food and drink producers along with some of Cornwall’s top chefs, this is a market that showcases the cream of the crop.

First of the season asparagus from Tregassow FarmFirst of the season asparagus from Tregassow Farm

‘Cornwall’s flourishing food and drink industry continues to win national awards and attention,’ says Bill Lugg of Truro Farmers’ Market. ‘This unique market is all about the smaller producers that are not usually seen at most markets and who work hard to produce some of the best produce in the country.’

A fantastic variety of local food will be on offer from freshly caught local fish and crab, freshly baked bread, first of the season asparagus, locally brewed cider, ales and gin, artisan cheeses, rarebreed pork, organic lamb and beef to preserves, honey, chili sauces, charcuterie and much more. Delicious street food will also be served in a relaxed, continental atmosphere seldom seen in most markets.

Award winning artisan cheese from Treveador DiaryAward winning artisan cheese from Treveador Diary

To compliment the market and daily entertainments, chef demo’s will run throughout the two days, using fresh market produce prepared with skill and finesse by some of the County’s finest talent.

The market will be open on both days from 9.00am to 4.00pm. Good access, disabled facilities and dogs welcome.

For more info visit www.trurofarmersmarket.co.uk, or follow twitter @trurofarmersmkt or contact Joanne Schofield, on 01326 231146 for further information.

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