Monday 20 March is the International Day of Happiness and the market is the perfect place to buy lots of happy goods! This week we have another great selection of stalls so why not spice up a meal with Chillies2U and wash it down with a cooling craft beer from LAM Brewing. As well as our regulars, this week we also have Bibury Trout Farm, and Coopers Pork. On the non-food front we have Hempen with their wonderful array of hemp goodies and take away wildlife gardening information from Wildman Environmental. Our food takeaways are from eastern Europe (Taste of Poland), South Asia (Oxford Delhi), and the Mediterranean (Ellie’s Kitchen and Mediterranean) plus cakes from Home Baked by Annabel and wonderful brunch delights at Café Asia

The Clays Organic Farm - seasonal, fresh, local organic fruit & veg
Bibury Trout Farm - local trout; fresh & smoked plus some lovely pate's & tarts
Coopers Oxford Pork - selection of local free-range pork, sausages & bacon
Willowbrook Organic Farm - organic chicken & lamb, eggs, free range beef & local honey
Crudges Cheese - award-winning sustainable local cheeses made using goat, sheep & cows' milk
LAM Brewing - modern craft brewery producing exceptional craft beers in cans & keg from Kennington
Jericho Coffee Traders - premium coffee roasted in Jericho & served from a vivid turquoise tuk-tuk
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, fresh organic beef from a retired dairy cow, & welfare-friendly rose veal
Natural Bread Company - handcrafted speciality breads
Oxford Delhi - Indian curries & snacks
Mediterranean - lovely falafel, houmous, snacks & sweet treats
Taste of Poland - traditional homemade preserves & snacks
Ellie's Kitchen - Greek savoury & sweet pies: authentically traditional, home made & delicious
Home Baked by Annabel - delicious homemade cakes (inc. gluten-free)
Chillies2U - locally grown chillies, sauces & marinades
Hempen - Hemp massage & essential oils, Hemp seeds, Hemp seed oil, Hemp-leaf tea
Wildman Environmental Learning - wildlife gardening books & CDs
Jason's Book Box - second hand books

Market Café: Café Asia

Indian traditional street foods

~ Veg Roti Roll (homemade whole meal roti, lentil pakora and mango chatni, fresh spinach leaf and carrot).
~ Pao Vaji (homemade stuffed bun served with homemade veg sauce)
~ Full Breakfast (toast, mixed beans, lamb sausage and range free egg)
~ Veg Thali ( variety of vegetables, brown chapati and pulao rice)
~ Bunny Chow (mixed beans in a bun with a poached range free egg)
~ Dahal Puri and Baigon Pakura (puri made with organic flour stuffed with lentils, aubergine pakora)

~ Veg Samosa
~ Coconut Samosa
~ Veg Pakora
~ Veg square (mixed vegetables, cheese, semolina)

~ Chocolate bar (chocolate, walnut , egg, flour , coconut, lemon, milk)
~ Date and chocolate energy bar (chocolate, cashew nut, coconut, coconut oil - gluten free)
~ Stuffed carrots with honey and mixed nuts

Market News

We’re about to produce a new market poster and are looking for community and work noticeboards to display it. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have somewhere to display one.

Market regulars Willowbrook Farm are having another open day on Sunday 19 March. To book a place go to

Community News

Oxford based New Internationalist are trying to help democratise the media and pioneer a sustainable co-operative model for media ownership. They’ve launched the world's biggest-ever community share offer and are inviting thousands of ordinary people to become co-owners to enable them to reach millions more people and secure their future. More info:

Nominations are now open for the OCVA Charity and Volunteer Awards which will be held at Oxford Town Hall on 9th May. It’s a celebration of charities, voluntary and community groups, as well as not-for-profit local enterprise and non-statutory groups. For more information about who and how to nominate: