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Montrose - Saturday 2nd December

Scout post alert 🚨 Ashbrook Nursery will have a postbox for Christmas card deliveries to Arboath & Carnoustie at the Farmers’ Markets in Montrose, Angus this Saturday (2nd December) and Strathmore Hall, Forfar next Saturday (9th December)

Angus Farmers’ Market are featuring some exciting stalls this month; Myerside Farms free range goats’ meat (even leaner and healthier than venison!), Rossie Young People’s Trust are selling handmade wooden Christmas decorations made by young people from storm damaged trees, Scandinavian style knitwear from Solvi Harang, Duncan’s Distillery with their small-batch hand-crafted flavoured rum and Elise Fleming stone craft and gifts. Plus our valued regular stallholders!

East Coast Cured is a family charcuterie based in Leith specialising in the production of traditional and contemporary slow cured Scottish pork. beef, venison and poultry.

After attending the Forfar market last month for the first time they are delighted with the interest the Forfar customers gave to their fantastic range of salamis and cured meats. 

Jillian McEwan from Myreside farm in Angus rears premium high welfare Scottish Boer goat meat at her family farm.

This wonderful versatile meat is lean and delicious, it is best cooked slowly and works well in all kinds of cuisine including Middle eastern and India dishes.

The Black Cat Soap stall will become a regular make stall at our Forfar market. They will bring wonderful handmade soaps made in small batches in Kirriemuir using natural plant based ingredients.

This wonderful soap has no artificial fragrances or colours and is suitable for vegans. The soaps are available by the slice cut freshly from logs at the market and smell wonderful with scents of calming lavender, refreshing kelp and spearmint, seductive Hemp and Patchouli or zest Pink Grapefruit with Argan oil.

Attending both Montrose and Forfar markets is stallholder Wendy Higgins from" Short and Sweet."

Wendy loves baking and brings along a fantastic section of cakes, scones and biscuits, she also makes delicious chocolate sweets including the kids favourite chocolate mice!!

Puddledub Pork attended the very first Angus Farmers Market back in July 1999 in Forfar and they continue to attend both Montrose and Forfar markets. A family business at Clentrie Farm Tom and Camilla Mitchell and proud of their product and the fact all of their happy pigs are bred and reared at Clentrie. They are fed on barley and bedded on loose straw, both grown on their surrounding fields.

A popular new brewer is the team from Shed 35 from Carnoustie. They have a fantastic range of beers including a Tomahawk IPA and an oatmeal stout called Dark Angel.

You will also see these fantastic brews at the popular Angus Brewfest on 21st October this year.

The Dundee cheesecake are proving to be one of our most popular stalls attending both markets. It is a big Happy Birthday to Craig and his fantastic cheesecakes as he celebrates one years trading at the market this month.

The Strathearn cheese company are a new small business based in Comrie Perthshire and are now attending Forfar market on a regular basis. Their cheese is made using local flavours and ingredients and include the Strathearn a soft rennet set cheese with a whisky washed rind. It is suitable for vegetarians and after only 9 months in production was awarded a gold medal at the world cheese awards.

The Sacred Grounds Coffee company roast their wonderful coffee beans in Arbroath making this a truly special Angus product. The team are an enthusiastic bunch committed to bringing the best tasting coffee to Angus coffee lovers. You can grab a cup of their delicious coffee at their coffee stop area located beside their stall.

The Devenick Dairy stall has a wonderful selection of hard and soft cheese made in their dairy in the Aberdeenshire countryside. To compliment the cheese you will find tasty oatcakes and for pudding delicious cheesecakes!

Pauline Ewart is fondly known as our Scotch Egg lady and has a very busy popular stall.

Delicious savoury and sweet home baking is available and has become a regular Saturday treat for many customers.

Pauline attends both Montrose and Forfar markets.

 Customers feedback -
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 We have become regulars to both your markets now and enjoy everything especially all the tasters!!!! Jenny Arbroath
 Buffalo my favourite it's so lean with no waste, my grandaughter ate the lot she told her mum "this meat is great, I don't even have to chew" say no more!!
 Fantastic choice of meats and also homemade cakes but our favourite is the lady with the scotch eggs -
Mark Forfar
 Best for me Puddledub Pork sausages and the picnic pie to die for!!!
Helen Kirriemuir