Saturday 10th February

Organic veg, fruit, meat, fish, eggs, raw milk, butter, vegan, cakes, gluten free, bread, pastries, preserves, olive oil, store cupboard refills (herbs, tea, flours, rice, nuts, oils), eco cleaning refills, salads, wraps, lunch, coffee & food bank collection.

Guest lunch – The Good Grill Guys Marc & Tim say “Come hungry as @goodgrillguys are looking forward to returning and serving their mouthwateringSlow Cooked Pulled Pork and Smokey BBQ sauce wraps.”

Lunch & deli – Comfort & Joy Hot tasty wraps, salads and those famous (enormous) scotch eggs plus takeaways – curries, lasagne and more.

Owl Kitchen: Gluten free carrot cake

Gluten free – Owl Kitchen Mel is cooking up “Carrot cake, chocolate brownies, peanut butter squares, dairy free sugar free beetroot torte, sugar free (xylitol) lemon drizzle cake, luscious lemon and raspberry sandwich, & sausage rolls. Vegan and gluten free – peanut butter squares, banana and courgette cake, chocolate avocado cake, pecan brownies.”

Olive oil – Elia Olive Oil Papa Parnavelas will be on the stall tomorrow with their Greek olive oil.

Ferments – Thirsty House Kombucha Brewed in Streatham by Elizabeth & Shirley.

British flowers – Into the Wild Jenny says “Try something different for valentines … we’ve got British grown tulips, anenomes, narcissus and skimmia in a mix of colours … including red of course  fresh from the market today the bouquets will definitely last until Valentine’s Day. So treat yourself or a loved one!”

Preserves – Creative All Sorts Christine says “The flavour of the week is a delicious taste of late summer – Apple Berry Jam. To give you an idea for Shrove Tuesday, I’ll be serving up some on a tiny pancake as a special taster.

I have your back for Valentine’s days as well, with little gifts sets containing two small jars of preserves and a rose scented lip balm. Perfect for mum, nan, auntie…

Finally, I’ve restocked Clementine Marmalade and Veggie Stock Paste. There are also warming chutneys, pickles and relishes to fend off this persistently chilly weather. Tasty times!”

Soaps & bath bombs – Echoes of Velvet Jo says “We are in the grip of Valentine’s Day fever. There are heart shaped soaps and bath bombs, soaps with heart shaped embeds and bath powder containing tiny hidden fizzy hearts – all to help you show somebody some love.”

Smokery – London Smoke & Cure  Ross says “It’s sure to be another beautiful sunny day down at the market tomorrow so dig out your flip flops, cast off your brollys and head down to Haynes Lane to welcome in the official start to Summer.

And whilst you’re there and soaking up some vitamin D, come check out your local smokery and sample a beautiful range of high quality handmade produce. On the stall this week we’ve got a few remaining packs of this weeks batch of sashimi smoked salmon and alongside that a good number fresh salon pates. We’ll be cracking open a new and very creamy Colston Bassett Stilton and we’ve still got that amazing Gorwydd Caerphilly that you loved so much last week.

For the meat eaters there’ll be some fresh hot smoked duck and if our courier delivers our smoking wood we’ll put a new batch of Pastrami on tonight which will be in tip top condition.

Call Ross on 07837 838 241 for any pre-orders.  Look forward to seeing you down there.”

Storecupboard refills – The Store Cupboard   We have toasted wheat flakes back in store! Dearly missed and now ready to make your breakfast crunchy again.  Also, we’ve been featured in this blog about Where to food shop with less packaging. Join the zero waste revolution!

Meat – Gill Wing Farm   All the usuals, plus chilli sausage – a little hot and spicy just right for the big day on Wednesday.

Fish – Veasey’s   Contact us on or by phone on 01342 822906.

Cheese & charcuterie – Capo Caccia  Antonio says ” This Saturday we’ll be bringing to the market 14 months cured Sardinian ham and Artichokes! Delicious sauces made with Sardinian ingredients & 100% Extra Virgin olive oil. Truffle salami, pork loin Mustela, aged Pecorino, Capra & Crabu goat cheese and smoked ricotta!”

Raw milk, butter & other dairy – Hook & Son Organic raw milk and dairy, from farmer Steve’s closed herd on the Pevensey Levels.  They’ve just been featured on Channel 4, “A Year on the Farm” – check it out here.  NEW on the stall is organic Labneh – middle eastern inspired yoghurt – find it alongside their divine ghee, raw cream and butter.

Brett & Bailey: Red velvet cake

Cakes – Brett & Bailey  Joe says “We’re super-busy this week so here’s the quickest of cake updates – on this week’s stall you’ll find our luscious red velvet with disco maraschino cherries, Rhubarbra Streisand, blueberry and lemon swirl cheesecake, raspberry and pistachio crumbles, chocolate Guinness, double carrot, and peanut butter bars.

We’ll also have an abundance of semlor, cardamom knots, sticky buns, triple chocolate cookies, salted chocolate brownies, and five different delectable preserves, all handmade to original recipes.

Missing Saturday’s market? Remember that the Brett & Bailey online shop is always open.   See you soon!”

Bread – Levain Bakery Ciabatta, ciabattini, walnut and raisin bread, olive bread, 5 cereals, green olive bread sticks, Danish rugbrod, tomato and oregano, Paillassou, pain de Meteil, spelt, Kentish flute, belle pavot, white loaf, wholemeal load, focaccia, rye sour, cottage cob. Chris Masembe and his team at Levain Bakery have a simple philosophy; to make artisan breads to the highest possible standards. All breads are sourdoughs, and are made using their own sourdough starter, a labour of love which they have kept going since they first started the bakery.  Find Orlo or Kuba on the bread stall in the Courtyard.

Seasonal vegetables, salad, herbs & fruit – Brambletye Fruit Farm, Brockmans & Wild Country Organics

Eco Products – Roots & Cycles  Cosmo says “We are pleased to start stocking Mooncups. For those who don’t know these are the original, trusted, soft silicone menstrual cup. Have a look online and see what you think of them as they have a really useful website and resource site.”

Shawls & jewellery – NouMoon Anoushka says “Valentine’s gifts for the people of your life  find something extra special for your loved ones.”

Local art & crafts – Palace Makers  They’re back!  Jakki says “It’s time for Palace Makers to come out of hibernation and face the world again. With Valentine’s Day almost upon us we will of course have some heart shaped gift items. There will be non Valentines Day pieces too and everything on the stall is handmade by local crafts people.”

Collectables market – our neighbour market Haynes Lane Market, a treasure trove of collectables.  Click here for a little peek inside.

Cafe – our friends at Antenna Cafe

Crystal Palace Transition Town

The Foodbank – collection point at the market every week. They are running low on: tinned fruit, washing powder, pre made custard, cereals.  Thanks in advance. More details at  Latest delivery 18kg. Total donated so far 1598kg.

News From Crystal Palace – we love this local news page from our friend, journalist Jerry Green.

Save Central Hill Community – support our neighbours & find out more about the proposed demolition of the estate, and how it would everyone in the area.

Our neighbours – Antenna Studios  Music, dance, performances, practice, recording & more. Also loads of great classes and the best coffee in the Palace.

We are proud to be part of Crystal Palace Transition Town.  Wondering who we are, what we do, or how you could get involved? Our blog section is a great place to start or this talk given by Joe Duggan, one of the co-chairs.

Follow us on twitter @CPFoodMarket or join us on Facebook.

CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET bottom of Haynes Lane / top of Bedwardine Road. Saturdays 10 am to 3 pm.

Now on two sites – the normal Antenna car park site and also in the Haynes Lane market courtyard.

“Meat, vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, bread, cakes, salads, hot foods, the Cafe Thing, coffee, tea, pastries, cheese, dairy and munch munch more.”

West Norwood Food bank collection: every week at the market.  Their shopping list  – which changes every so often. – can be found at

(The above is copied from an email; which mentions various links – for full links please go to the market website – Thanks)


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