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Photo: John Miller
Photo: John Miller

Photo: John Miller

Photo: John Miller

24. Farmers Markets

Farmers markets in and around the Kent Downs AONB offer local food in abundance.  The stallholders can tell you where and how the products they sell were farmed, picked and processed.

Shopping at farmers markets helps to maintain the viability of local farmers. Supporting the continued management of our countryside, in particular the special features in the Kent Downs such as chalk grassland which relies on a grazing regime in order to keep it species rich. By shopping at farmers markets you can reduce food miles, too.

Further information

Our images are from Shipbourne's farmers market. 

To find out more about farmers markets, and to find locations and market days in the Kent Downs AONB, visit the Kent Farmers Market Association (KFMA) website