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Hovingham Farmers' market by Chris J ParkerHovingham Farmers' market by Chris J Parker
COVID-19 updates

Due to COVID-19, this section of the website may not have the latest updates regarding farmers' markets, many of which have been cancelled or postponed.

Outdoor markets were given the go-ahead to reopen from 1 June 2020, following Government guidelines - the risk of transmission of the virus is lower in these outdoor spaces. Essential businesses that are allowed to stay open include food retailers and food markets. We do, however, recommend that you contact each market directly to find out the latest situation.

Why not sample quality fresh local food and drink with a visit to one of these farmers' markets? Enjoy the friendly atmosphere and have a chat with the passionate people behind your food. Many also include craft makers and artists showcasing their beautiful handcrafted work.

Depending on the season, you'll find a wide range of homemade produce, sometimes organic, from lamb, pork, beef, poultry and game, to fruit and vegetables, beer and cider, pies, cakes, biscuits, artisan bread, honey, jams, oils, chutneys, sauces, soups, chocolate and more. For the gardening enthusiast, you'll often find a range of herbs, plants and shrubs too.

As well as enjoying great tasting produce, by buying direct you'll be helping the local economy and farming communities which maintain much of the outstanding landscape in the North York Moors.

Can't wait until the next market? Luckily you'll find many market towns hold traditional weekly markets and Country Markets and plenty of farm shops on your doorstep selling fresh produce, and usually stocking other Yorkshire food and drink, and tasty treats too.

Coxwold - cancelled

Coxwold Village Market - find a wide range of producers at Coxwold Village Hall on the last Saturday every month (10am-1pm) except December.

Guisborough - on hold

Chaloner Street Market - 30 stalls offering a mix of food, gifts, art, live music and family fun, all on a closed street. The Market will return when able, keep an eye on their Facebook page.

Helmsley - on hold

Helmsley Artisan Food Market at Helmsley Town Hall, featuring the best of local artisan producers on the third Friday of the month (9am-2pm).

Hovingham - cancelled until further notice

The Hovingham Village Market is a previous winner of the Yorkshire Life Farmers' Market of the Year (2012) and a finalist in North Yorkshire County Council's Best Community Project Award 2015.

First Saturday of every month (10.30am-1.30pm). No market in January, extra Christmas market in December.

Malton - Monthly Food Market restarted July 2020

Malton Monthly Food Market - Second Saturday of the month (9am - 3pm) from March until December. The annual Food Lovers Festival is an additional event usually in May but this has moved to August for 2021.

  • Over 35 food and drink stalls. Set in and around the Milton Rooms and located in Malton’s central Market Place with live music and cooking.

Ryedale Farmers' Market - Last Saturday of every month from March - September - on hold for 2021
T: Linda Bulmer - 01653 692151 or go to Malton Livestock Auctioneers for more details.


Third Thursday in each month (8.30am - 1pm) in The Old Post Office Yard (off Market Place, opposite White Swan)
T: Andrew Dunce - 01751 473780

Saltburn - Farmers' market restarted July 2020

2014 finalist for the National Farmers' Market of the Year and run by the social enterprise Food First, find Saltburn Farmers' Market outside Sainsbury's, Milton Street.

Second Saturday of the month from February until December (excluding August) (9am - 3pm). More details on their Facebook page.

Sheriff Hutton - cancelled until 2021

Sheriff Hutton Village Monthly Market - generally third Sunday of each month (check website for exact dates) from March (10:30am-1:30pm)

Find locally sourced or hand made produce inside and outside the village hall.

Stokesley - Farmers' market restarted June 2020

Winner of FARMA's National Farmers' Market of the Year 2014 and in the Telegraph's Top 20 UK Farmers' Markets for 2017. 36 stallholders selling organic vegetables, meat, British charcuterie, chocolates, plants and more.

First Saturday monthly (9am - 2pm) in the Market Square, Stokesley
E: or go to Northern Dales Farmers Markets

Thirsk - Farmers' market restarted July 2020

First Sunday monthly (9am - 2pm) in the Market Place, Thirsk
E: or go to Northern Dales Farmers Markets


Wykeham Village Market is held weekly on Fridays (8am to 1pm)
In The Hillyard car park opposite the Downe Arms, Wykeham
T: 01723 866600