Toby’s Present Moment

Today, Toby ruminates on the fleeting nature of present moments. And cakes. Two major sources of mindfulness in one helping. I have been thinking a lot about the Present Moment lately. Of course, I am writing this in the present moment, but as fast as I write, the words overflow and run away into the … Continue reading Toby’s Present Moment


Taunton Farmers’ Market helps bring Yuletide joy to town

We are sponsoring the 2016 Christmas tree, this is our way of saying we are proud to be part of this town and to thank all who support us each and every Thursday throughout the year. It was important to us that we worked with a local grower to supply the tree to Taunton’s town … Continue reading Taunton Farmers’ Market helps bring Yuletide joy to town

Meet the Producers- Ellises Farm

Let it never be said that the life of a food blogger is a glamorous one. To set the scene, I'd had a trip to see Donna at Ellises farm in my diary for a good couple of weeks when one of my lovely friends invited me out for 'just a few drinks', this happened … Continue reading Meet the Producers- Ellises Farm


5 Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market

In response to the need for more sustainable food production, in 1999 the UK government published a better quality of life: a strategy for sustainable development in the UK.  The Strategy defines sustainable development as ensuring a better quality of life for everyone, now and for generations to come. It comes under Strategy 21, agreed upon at the … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market


Friday Feast

Roasted squash soup Warming and 'nutty' flavour. Ingredients 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 medium squash, peeled, deseeded, and cut into wedges 1 small potato, peeled and quartered 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed Salt and pepper for seasoning 900 ml of vegetable stock Veg oil to baste squash and sauté onions Optional serve with Thyme … Continue reading Friday Feast


Happy New Year

2015 has been a great year for Taunton Farmers Market. Not only have several of our stall holders received awards and recognition for their excellent produce, the market itself was awarded Gold by Taste of the West as well as Somerset Life's Best Farmers Market 2015. It's good reason to be proud of not just … Continue reading Happy New Year