This week marks the second of our bumper Christmas markets with lots of extra stalls outside and inside selling everything from Christmas trees to local cheese, flowers to bread, chocolate to pork, eggs to cakes, jams to hemp, takeaway snacks, as well as our usual array of local organic veg and meats.

Why not get some seasonal shopping then stay for food in the market cafe.

Stalls this week

The Clays Organic Farm - seasonal, fresh, local organic fruit & veg
Coopers Oxford Pork - selection of local free-range pork, sausages and bacon
Willowbrook Organic Farm - organic chicken & lamb, eggs, free range beef and local honey
Crudges Cheese - award-winning local organic cheeses made using goat, sheep & cows' milk
Simon Weaver - organic award-winning local cheeses
Homesown - homegrown small plants and flowers
Oxford Christmas Company - Christmas Trees grown in Oxfordshire
SESI Food & Detergent Filling Station - refilling empty containers for fairtrade, organic dried foods; household detergents & hair-care products
North Aston Dairy - organic local cream, yoghurt, and welfare-friendly rose veal.
Natural Bread Company - handcrafted speciality breads
Mediterranean - lovely falafel, houmous, snacks & sweet treats
Simply Foods 2 Go - Filipino Fusion food
Salad Daze - healthy salads to take away
Naturally Sweet - Seasonal salad boxes/ sugar-free sweet treats
Blissful Italian - freshly made Italian foods & sweet treats
Shand's Cakes - home made tasty cakes and treats
Chocsford - handcrafted fair trade chocolates
Hempen - Hemp massage & essential oils, Hemp seeds, Hemp seed oil, Hemp-leaf tea
Brynmoor Conserves - award-winning jams, conserves & chutneys
Shot at an Angle - Local photographer William Mankelow selling both framed & mounted prints of his own work from around Oxford & beyond
Wren Hughes - Postcards & greeting cards of sculpture and drawings (fundraising for Host Oxford)
The Nature Effect - Craft Kits for making vibrant Felt necklaces & Lavender Hand Creams
Appeal for Syria - Cold soup in 500ml glass jars (veg from North Aston Organics), cooked at Willowbrook Farm. Home-made creams/balms with organic ingredients & home-grown comfrey. Hand-made cards & christmas gifts
Jason's Book Box - second hand books

Market Cafe: Café Asia

Traditional veg thali - variety of lentils and vegetable, curry served with a whole wheat roti & rice
Full breakfast - sausage, range free egg, variety of beans & a slice of toast
Chana Masala - spicy chick peas &fresh spinach, served with a Daba (made using organic flour)
Sandwich Pakora - made from potato, bread, onion, ginger, coriander leafs, & a pouched egg
Chick peas pulou with pakora & freshly made raita - chick peas rice, vegetable pakora, & home made raita

Freshly made Plum tart - made from fresh plums & organic flour
Fresh apple pie with cinnamon & strawberry flavour - home made pie made using fresh apples & homemade custard
Vegetable square - made from a variety of vegetables & cheese
Stuffed carrot - made from fresh carrot, variety of nuts & honey
Nanaimo chocolate bar - made from chocolate, coconut, walnut, with a lemon flavour
Chocolate & dates energy bar - a healthy bar full of nutrition made from dates, pure chocolate, cashew nuts, coconut, coconut flour, (without butter)
Fish chop - made from fresh mackerel

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Market News

Stalls taking Christmas orders:

Willowbrook Farm - Embden Geese (they’ve sold out of chickens) order taken up to 16th December, for delivery on 23rd December.
Sandy Lane Farm -  ham
Coopers Pork – taking orders at the 10th December market or by email for collection at 17th and 24th December markets

SESI’s last stall for 2016 is 17th December – they’ll be back on 7th January 2016.

Community News

Members of Oxford Refugee Response Hub are going to the Dunkirk refugee camp on 17th December. They urgently need rice, flour, cooking oil, tinned chickpeas, tinned kidney beans, tinned tomatoes, nuts and raisins, cereals, dates, oat bars, and biscuits. Please contact Tayyaba Hameed on 07534 504 786 with food offers.

Interested in learning about reducing your food footprint? OxGrow are running courses on permaculture, garden design, cob ovens, cold frames, and more. For more info go to their ‘incredibleedibleoxford’ facebook page or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..