After taking a break in January, the award winning Comber Farmers’ Market will reopen for the new season on Thursday 1 February from 9.00am – 1.00pm.
The theme of this market is #LoveLocal and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there will be lots of foody gifts to buy for loved ones (or to simply treat yourself!).
Jam and chutney maker, Will Clendinning from ‘The Local’ is a trader at the market and said, “I have been attending Comber Farmers’ Market since it opened in July 2014 and have built up a regular customer base who return every month to buy my jams and chutneys. I attend a lot of markets around Northern Ireland and Comber Farmers’ Market is one of the best with a fabulous range of top quality food produce made by local people.”
The February market will also welcome new entrepreneur, Margaret Donaldson from Comber who has started a doughnut business called ‘Dough Naughty’. Her range will include sweet and savoury doughnuts, sticky buns, bread and butter puddings and sticky toffee puddings.
Alderman Deborah Girvan who helps to run the market on behalf of Comber Regeneration Community Partnership said, “The market is an important outlet for new food producers. It gives them an opportunity to test their products and helps to create employment in the future. Small businesses are the lifeblood of our local economy. I would encourage people to come along to our award winning market and support our local producers and at the same time buy and enjoy the best food produce in Northern Ireland!”
The market is situated just off Comber Square in the ground of St Marys with car parking available in surrounding public car parks.
Find out more about Comber Farmers’ Market at www.combermarket.co.uk or on the Market’s Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages.