Pick up quality fresh produce and the best bakes about
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.
Find Crayke Village Market at Crayke Sports Club and Village Hall with more than 25 independent makers, bakers and producers on the last Saturday of the month.
The Hovingham Village Market is a previous winner of the Yorkshire Life Farmers' Market of the Year.
This market takes place on the first Saturday of every month between 10.30am - 1.30pm. There is no market during January as there is an extra Christmas market in December to prepare for the holiday season.
Husthwaite Village Market is generally held quarterly in Husthwaite Village Hall with a range of artisan and locally sourced produce, including ice cream, rare breeds meat, charcuteria, gins, Hustwaite cider and chocolates, alongside craft and homeware. Next market is 26 November (11am-2pm)
Malton Monthly Food Market takes place on the second Saturday of the month between 9am - 3pm, from March until December. There are over 35 food and drink stalls at this market, set in and around the Milton Rooms and located in Malton’s central Market Place, with live music and cooking for you to watch and enjoy.
Northallerton farmers' market takes place on the second Sunday monthly between 9am - 2pm, in Applegarth Car Park, Northallerton.
Run by social enterprise Food First, Saltburn Farmers' Market takes place outside Sainsbury's on Milton Street on the second Saturday of the month from February until December, excluding August, between 9am - 3pm.
Stokesley farmers' market has over 36 stallholders selling organic vegetables, meat, British charcuterie, chocolates, plants and more. This market takes place on the first Saturday of each month, between 9am - 2pm, in the Market Square, Stokesley.
Stokesley also has a Northern Makers' Market on the third Saturday of the month.
Thirsk farmer's market takes place on the first Sunday of every month between 9am - 2pm in the Market Place, Thirsk.
Wykeham Village Market is held every week on a Friday, between 8am to noon, in the Hillyard car park opposite the Downe Arms, Wykeham. For more information please call T: