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For the opening day of this years Love Your Local Market fortnight our Campaign Manager headed down to Leeds Market for a round of BBC interviews for 14 local radio stations. It seemed like the ideal opportunity to catch up with a few of the traders...

Bolton Markets will be sharing the love this Saturday (May 20), with a feast of cookery demos, prizes and fun for all the family. The Love Your Local Market (LYLM) campaign is in full swing in Bolton and on Sunday there will be an Artisan Market...

As part of Markets Month in May, the Delicious Doncaster Food Festival has got food and drink lovers taste buds going. Taking place in Doncaster town centre over three days from Friday 12th May to Sunday 14th May, the festival will feature entertainment, activities and over...

Chloe James doesn’t look like your typical market trader. For one thing, she’s only 15-years-old. But go down to Hackney’s Well Street on the first Saturday of every month and you’ll find her holding her own among the regular stall holders, selling hot spiced apple...

Fourth generation trader Ryan talks to us about growing up in the family greengrocer business and how a fresh approach is producing higher yields. What market or markets do you trade on? We stand Rotherham and Doncaster Markets. We also stand farmers and food festivals throughout the...

49 year old Sean Clarke and his partner Deborah have been trading on the Moor Market in Sheffield for three years with their concept Beer Central an independent micro business, selling an outstanding range of craft beers, real ales, and ciders. In the first of our Trader Top...

If you think you would like to start up a youth market in your town, then get in touch. We have access to a network of over 1200 markets in the UK and Northern Ireland who would be interested in hearing about your ideas and may...

Market trading is the lifeblood of the industry and we want to feature your business for Love Your Local Market 2017. Featured businesses will be showcased on our website, social media platforms and details handed to local and national press during Love Your Local Market fortnight. [gravityform...

We often hear that online sales will be the death of markets but with the world at your feet, it’s always great to start with a local customer base.   Craft markets don’t come with any guarantees though.  A great one will attract lots of footfall and...