It was such a lovely sunny morning on Wednesday 30 September we decided to hold the St Hilary Foragers Market outside the village hall. And, whilst it was a bit chilly in the shade it certainly brought the locals out to buy the home made produce.
The market proved to be a great success as we raised £312 for Village Hall funds!
We are already talking about running it again next year!
Click on read more below to see everybody who contributed.
Delicious produce was made with an abundance of local ingredients gathered from around the village:
- Apples from local gardens featured in many of the chutneys, crumbles, pies and cakes
- Blackberries were hand- picked from local hedgerows
- Beetroot and leeks were sourced from Riverside Market Garden, near Coed Hills
- Red Cabbage and tomatoes came from Coed Hills
- Crab-apples were picked from a local tree
- Potatoes from Caroline Neudegg’s garden
- Courgettes from Hilary’s Guerilla Garden in Cowbridge were used to make a courgette cake
We would also like to thank Debbie Leigh from the Riverside Market Garden who brought produce to sell.
Locals (and anyone else!) are invited to visit the Riverside Market Garden between to buy fresh, seasonal organic vegetables direct from the field. It is open between 10 am and 3 pm (or when the gate is open) and is located 200yards past Coed Hills Artspace entrance on Llantrythyd Road. There is also a vegetable box service on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and delivery is available.
We are very grateful to:
- those who gave their time to help make produce from our foraging efforts
- those who gave their apples, of which there were many!
- And those who came to buy ……..
We couldn’t have done it with you!!!