Honey, Preserves, Oils and Condiments
You'll find excellent jams and chutneys at Hexham farmers' Market, but also some wonderfull products from our local hedgerows, excellent (and fantastically healthy) rapeseed oils, and a great range of mustards.
Northumbria Soup Company - Lovely range of jams, chutneys and suaces, including tomato and plum sauce. Oh, and in winter they do soups too!
Hexham Country Markets - A cooperative of people producing local foods in the Tyne Valley. Includes prize winning marmalades, jams and chutneys.
First market of the month:
Loughbrow House - Mrs Clark produces fabulous jams from fruit in her walled garden on the outskirts of Hexham. Also seasonal fruit and vegetables, including rarities such as quinces and medlars. Also provides B&B.
Yellowfields - Golden yellow rapeseed oils, produced near Morpeth in Northumberland. A great substitute for olive oil and even healthier.
Vallum Cooking - Local chef James Burton does a very interesting range of preserves, very seasonal, much of it with ingredients gatherd from local hedgerows.
Cumberland Mustard - Brilliant range of wholegrain mustards, one of Cumbria's best kept secrets
Chainbridge Honey Farm - producers of an excellent range of local honey, beeswax candles, creams and other honey related products
Spicy Monkey - Ian Nixon produces scrumptious, ready-made spicy sauces for the nights that you just want something easy.