Farmers markets have become increasingly popular as more and more people are eating clean and healthy. Although they have been around for quite some time, farmers markets have grown over the years and have spread like wild fire!
Just because you’re taking a vacation to Scotland doesn’t mean that you have to skip your weekly visit to the farmers market; Scotland has great farmers markets where you’ll be able to find locally grown produce.
Here is a list of some of the most popular farmers markets in Scotland that are open all year round:
Aberdeen Country Fair: This is one of the largest in Scotland and attracts around 30,000 people. This market includes local products such as fruits, vegetables, cheeses, beef, fish, wines, and Scottish whiskys.
Ayr Farmers Market: This farmers market works closely with colleges and supporters and has a wide variety of offerings. They have different themes that follow the festivals that are happening in Ayr, which means the market is always changing and bringing in new items.
Cambeltown Farmers Market: This farmers market has become a way for the local community members to meet each month, so it is said that tourists will feel very welcome at this market.
Cupar Farmers Market: Cupar is close to a farming area north east of Fife, which means you can find various types of produce. The Cupar Pipe Band will always be playing at this farmers market!
Dundee Farmers Market: One of the great additions to this market is the cookery demonstrations provided by Hilton Dundee’s Chef. And like at Cupar Farmers Market, there is live music at Dundee, as well.
Edinburgh Farmers Market: This is acknowledged as the premier market in Scotland, so this is a market you must see if you’re traveling to Scotland.
Falkirk Farmers Market: This market is known as one of the most dynamic and enjoyable farmers markets in Scotland where shopping malls, independent businesses, and local food groups all come together. There are also musicians and crafters at the event.
Haddington Farmers Market: Widely recognized as the friendliest market, you’ll find samples of many types of food along with recipes and advice from stall holders.
Peterhead Farmers Market: This is now the busiest white fish port in Europe.
This is just a list of some of a few, popular farmers markets in Scotland, but you will most likely be able to find one in every city that you travel to. Farmers markets are a great way to experience
Scottish culture and cuisine on a budget!