Market scoops another award

The award winning Farmers Market in Brigg
The award winning Farmers Market in Brigg

Brigg Farmers’ Market has received another prestigious award to add to its collection, being named Farm Shop & Deli Awards Market of the year.

The judges said they were ‘delighted at the high-level of effort and detail taken with the entry’ and also the passion they have for what they do.

“I am extremely delighted to hear that Brigg Farmers’ Market has won yet another award,” said Coun Liz Redfern, Leader of North Lincolnshire Council.

“It is wonderful for the Market to be chosen as the Market of the Year.

“It really is a great boost for our traders who sell delicious local produce to be part of this prestigious award.

“Brigg Farmers’ Market is always very popular with people from the local area as well as further afield.

“Well done to everyone involved who has helped make Brigg Farmers’ Market the success it is today.”

Visitors to Brigg Farmers’ Market could vote online for the Market to win.

Among the comments made was: “I think Brigg farmers Market should win because they are passionate about looking after their producers and there is always a great selection.”

Another said: “My family love the smells, the atmosphere, the bustle, the music and best of all the wonderful produce from free range meats to local asparagus and apple varieties that you never see in the supermarket.”

Brigg Farmers’ Market is now in the running to become a regional champion - the results will be announced later this month.

The regional winners will then go through to the final and could be in with a chance to win Retailer of the Year.

The FARMA accredited Brigg Farmers’ Market is held on the fourth Saturday of the month and has been attracting visitors from far and wide for more than 13 years.