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.
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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.
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