Capital pips town for top award

HUNTINGDON has lost out in its bid to be crowned Britain s Favourite Farmers Market. The town, shortlisted as one of six regional finalists in the Country Life and property firm Strutt and Parker contest, was pipped by Edinburgh. The winner was decided

HUNTINGDON has lost out in its bid to be crowned Britain's Favourite Farmers' Market.

The town, shortlisted as one of six regional finalists in the Country Life and property firm Strutt and Parker contest, was pipped by Edinburgh.

The winner was decided by Country Life's panel of expert judges, Clarissa Dickson Wright, Tom Parker Bowles, the Countess of Cranbrook, Mark Hill, Shaun Hill and John Burton Race.

All finalists are said to have promoted exceptional quality in the range of fresh, local produce provided for locals and visitors alike at their markets.


You may also want to watch:


The Countess of Cranbrook, a lifelong farmer and passionate local food campaigner said: "The competition was certainly strong and all the finalists should be commended for the high standards that they set for farmers' markets across the UK.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus