Happy New Year and a big welcome to our new Café Kalaca selling authentic Mexican food made from locally sourced ingredients as well as cakes by Sophie Grigson. SESI are back from their Xmas break so don’t forget to bring containers for refills and Make.Do.Mend. will be at the market offering sewing alterations and commissions. We have our usual food staples from The Clays, North Aston Dairy, and Willowbrook, plus lots of lovely bakes from Natural Bread and our usual selection of delicious takeaways.


The Clays Organic Market Garden - seasonal, fresh, local organic fruit & veg
Willowbrook Organic Farm - organic chicken & lamb, eggs, free range beef & local honey
Crudges Cheese - range of cheeses hand made by ethical & sustainable cheese makers known personally to award winning Crudges
Oxford Delhi - Indian curries & snacks


Natural Bread - handcrafted speciality breads
SESI Food & Detergent Filling Station - refilling empty containers for fairtrade, organic dried foods; household detergents & hair-care products
North Aston Dairy - organic local milk, cream, yoghurt, & ice cream, plus welfare-friendly rose veal.
Mediterranean - lovely falafel, houmous, snacks & sweet treats
Raffaele Pepe - delicious Italian & Japanese food
Salad Daze - healthy salads to take away
Make. Do. Mend. - all your sewing alterations, repairs & commissions
Jason's Book Box - second hand books

Market Café: Kalaca – authentic Mexican food

Market News

Longstanding market regulars Willowbrook Farm are asking for support for a planning application so that their manager can live on site to ensure they continue their high standards of animal care. Send letters of support to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and copy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (deadline 10th January). Model letter to Cherwell District Council:

I support application 17/0234/F for the following reasons;
It will ensure the survival of a sustainable rural business providing ethical food for the Oxfordshire community.
The farm has made a positive contribution to the bio-diversity and sustainability of the local environment.
The Farm, and the proposed housing, are carbon neutral. All heating requirements are sustainably produced on the farm, all structures are built using sustainable materials and all waste and effluent are treated on the farm.
The farm plays an important role in encouraging customers to visit and learn about welfare friendly farming.
On site care for chicks and poultry is essential for the proper functioning of the enterprise.
With the owners approaching retirement it is essential that the farm manager is permitted to continue to live on site.