A centre for food and farming innovation, Bowhouse in the East Neuk of Fife will welcome visitors and food and drink producers to their summer Market Weekends, which take place on the second week of June, July and August.
As the weather improves and warms the soil, a wide selection of fresh produce will be available from local growers of vegetables and soft fruit such as Fife asparagus, tomatoes, strawberries, raspberries and redcurrants. With more than 30 food and drink businesses in attendance over each of the weekends, shoppers can fill their basket with craft drinks and alcohol, heritage breed meat and charcuterie, cheeses and preserves, sweet treats and blooms from resident and visiting traders.
Bowhouse Summer Market Weekends comprise:
Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th June, 10am – 4pm
Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th July, 10am – 4pm
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th August, 10am – 4pm
Visitors leaving the Market Hall laden with shopping will be able to visit the Street Food for a menu of goodies. This includes coffees, milkshakes and waffles from Flahute Coffee; venison, pheasant or veggie burgers with rosemary fries from Screaming Peacock; pizza from the converted Citroën van of Stubborn Slice; freshly baked breads, tarts, sausage rolls and doughnuts with seasonal fillings like strawberry and lemon mascarpone from Jess Rose Young’s pop-up café.
Produce available from the makers based at Bowhouse include:
The roster of visiting traders at Bowhouse changes every month but this summer includes a range of cakes, beers, chocolates, spirits and more - all produced in Fife. Producers include:
Bowhouse Link was launched during lockdown as a weekly online market on the Open Food Network to enable customers to continue shopping from Bowhouse based and local artisan makers. Customers can shop Monday to Wednesday from a range of selected producers. Orders are then packed for delivery or pick up at the market on the Saturday and Sunday.
Based on Balcaskie Estate, Bowhouse opened in 2017 to provide the missing link between farm and fork, with a mission to connect maker with consumer.
Bowhouse Farm, St Monans, Anstruther, Fife, KY10 2DB.
Bowhouse Market Weekends adhere strictly to Scottish Government Coronavirus guidelines. For added precaution and ease of use, a one-way system operates within the Market Hall, with hand sanitiser points available throughout and contactless payment encouraged. Facemasks must be worn inside the Market Hall.