FILM 4 TO SHOW TRUFFLEPIG FILMS ‘THE MOO MAN’ – AS SEEN AT CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET!*
“Want to know more about our dairy farm Hook & Sons? Check out the Film 4 premiere of The Moo Man on Film 4. “See farmer Steve Hook, the farm and learn all about his favourite cow. “The surprise hit of Sundance Film Festival 2013. Thursday 11 September 2014 at 11.00am. “Will, Steve’s youngest son, often mans the stall and can give you the full story of the farm and the film.
“And congratulations to Wild Country Organics, whose mixed salad has earned them a rightful place as a finalists in this year’s Soil Association Organic awards. Well done to Adrian & everyone on the farm – we’re proud of you!
“These awards are part of ORGANIC SEPTEMBER, run each year by the Soil Association, the certifying body for organic products. Their emphasis is on small changes, big differences this year, and there are lots of organic food, beauty products and even clothes on offer in September.”
WELCOME TO THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET……
CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET bottom of Haynes Lane / top of Bedwardine Road. Saturdays 10 am to 3 pm.
Now on two sites – the normal Antenna car park site and also in the Haynes Lane market courtyard.
“Meat, vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, bread, cakes, salads, hot foods, the Cafe Thing, coffee, tea, pastries, cheese, dairy and munch munch more.”
West Norwood Food bank collection: every week at the market. Their shopping list – which changes every so often – can be found at
Haynes Lane Courtyard
Storecupboard refills, cleaning product refills, bread, pastries, vegan/raw noms, fresh juices and organic skin care.
Vegan & raw from Love Bites: Sun burgers with brazil nut cheese, tacos (Mexican and Thai), cacao shots, vitality elixir, three kinds of truffles, wheatgrass shots and kale apple ginger lemon juice.
Sarina: Organic beauty products for sale plus soothing hand massages.
Chas & Momo: bread, pastries & more.
The Grain Grocer: organic store cupboard refills, eco refill cleaning products & organic Bread from Bread Bread.
Antenna Car Park
Fruit, veg, wine, fish, meat, cheese, eggs, hot lunch, deli, milk, cakes, gifts, coffee, gluten free, preserves.
Wine: Back by popular demand – Le Grappin with their quality handmade wine. Bring your own bottle to fill, or they can provide a sealed plastic bag called a ‘bagnum’ for your vino. If you bought wine in one of their bottles last time they will refund your deposit when you bring the bottle back, or you can just buy more wine to fill it up again;) Andrew has asked me to let you know they will start harvest with this year’s source of their own rosé grapes, on a parcel of old vine Gamay in Beaujolais on the 13th.
Kids & adults: Ceramicist Beth (from the Handmade Palace stall) is running pottery wheel throwing taster sessions – learn how to throw a small bowl. Beth will fire your bowl ready to pick up the market the following week. £5
Also on Beth’s stall – pottery painting. Chose a plate, mug or lidded box, paint it yourself, and it will be glazed and fired ready to pick up from the market the following week. £10
Sri Lankan curry from Margosa: Slow-cooked tamarind lamb or vegetable curry, both served with daal, basmati rice and spicy coconut sambol.
Pete’s Pics: Local character Pete will be there with his historical images of Palace.
Flowers: Claraflora paints a pretty picture with her blossoms and blooms.
Fish: Smoked… naturally smoked haddock £16.95kg, oak roasted kiln smoked salmon £2.50/100g, cold smoked sliced salmon £3.50/100g, Manx kippers £1.50 each, whole smoked mackerel £5 each, smoked mackerel fillets £3.50 per pack, large Lowestoft kippers £2.50 each. Fresh… organic salmon fillet £4 steaks, sushi quality tuna loin £3.20/100g, swordfish steaks £2.60/100g, whole lemon sole £14kg, whole sea bass (medium) £16kg, whole plaice £7kg, rainbow trout (cleaned) £3.50 each, cod fillet £17.95kg, sea bass fillets £3.50 each or 3 for £10, hake fillet £18kg, sardine fillets 60p per fillet, whole fresh mackerel £8.80kg, monkfish goujons £2.40/100g, bream fillets £2.75 each, large plaice fillets £tbc, mackerel fillets £2.50 each, squid £1.95/100g. Shellfish… Cornish rock oysters £1.20 each or 6 for £7, Cornish mussels £6kg, large tiger prawns £2.25 each or 5 for £10, small tiger prawns £2.20/100g, fresh cut scallops £3.95/100g, dressed crabs £6 each, cooked crevettes £2/100g. Ready to eat… peeled prawns £2.50 /100g, rollmops £1 each, dill marinated herrings £5 per 475g tub, and of course you can ask Dan or Paul to shuck you an oyster or three on the spot. Sorry, samphire is now finished – it says ‘see you next summer’.
Meat deal of the month: 20% off sirloin. This is a large cut, and as Jacob’s Ladder butcher one animal at a time, sometimes they have a surplus. Hence the continuing excellent deal.
Patchwork Farm: SE19+ grown pumpkin, squash, rhubarb, rocket salad, market salad, herbs, possibly tomatoes, beans, apples, plums if anyone brings any in. Also Imogen’s homemade jams, jellies and chutneys.
AND IT’S HOP PICKING TIME!
Have you grown hops for Palace Pint? David says “Don’t forget, next Wednesday (10th) is when you should be picking all your hop cones that are ready (see video) and bringing them down to The Beer Rebellion in the evening!” Want to know more? Contact the team.
Brambletye Farm news: The berry season is coming to an end. Blackberries are still plentiful but only for jam with all the rain. Possibly the first of the new season pears, if we’re lucky. Stein from Brambletye says “The season keeps giving surprises.”
Gluten free/dairy free/yeast free from Elvira’s Secret Pantry: Cakes: courgette, figs and thyme, rhubarb and plum, nutty brownie, spiced apple, fruit tarts, jam tarts. Savouries: spinach and leek, asparagus, tomatoes and olives, mushrooms, mixed vegetables. Specialty bread. Sweet and savoury vegan treats also available.
Cakes & salads from Artichoke Hearts: Gabi’s excellent macarons, strawberry cinnamon torte, tiramisu chocolate cake, victoria sponge, lemon blueberry cake, chocolate trufle cake, flourless hazelnut cake, apple sharlotka cake, carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, frangipanes with fruit and plenty more. Also some freshly made tarts with caramelised garlic and butternut squash and plenty more. Plus seasonal salads on offer.
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Claraflora Allotment grown flowers from Croydon
Pete’s Pics Historical images from around Palace
Handmade Palace Locally made arts & crafts
Buskers Paradise Live music in the market thanks to Steve Broe (Source: Crystal Palace Food Market where extra links to the above can be found).
EDITOR’S NOTE: I did Google ‘The Moo Man’. There’s a huge piece on Wikipedia about it – and a separate Google link takes you to a trailer for the film.