Hook and Son have just received the news that they will be able to sell their raw milk again soon, once a few formalities are sorted out.  Their tenacity and hard work have finally paid off.

We’re so happy to welcome Claraflora back to the market.  She grows all her own flowers just outside Croydon and has been with the market for many years.  Claire has overcome some major health challenges in the last year but her beautiful flowers just keep on coming.

Our fledgling Wednesday mini market is open every week, 2-7pm.  Click here for the updates each week.


Lunch & deli – Comfort & Joy Hot tasty wraps, salads and those famous scotch eggs plus takeaways – curries, lasagne and more.  Great picnic food to take away.

Hot Food – Simply Tay

Vegan lunch – Benin Bronze


 – Brett and Bailey who say, “It’s our last trip to the market until the 8th of June, but don’t worry – we’re going (temporarily) out with a bang.

Expect a huge range of scrumptious couture cakes including blue velvet, strawberry fizz, coconut and raspberry, double carrot, chocolate Guinness, and a sensational strawberry and clotted cream cheesecake.

We’ll also have our first apricot and pine nut bakewells of the summer; salted chocolate brownies; sticky salted caramel cookies; peanut butter bars; silky custard tart; cardamom knots; sticky buns; and a choice of bomboloni with gianduja (think Nutella but 100 times better) or raspberry ripple fillings.

Catch us while you can. And if you need a whole cake to collect from the market on the 8th June, please order online by 6pm on Wednesday 5th to avoid disappointment. See you soon!”

Pastries – Levain Bakery pastries, Portuguese custard tarts, doughnuts.

Pastries – Bread Bread Croissant, pain au chocolat, pain au raisan, almond croissant and much more.

Visiting stalls

Olive Oil – Elia George says, “We’re back this Saturday after missing our usual 2nd weekend of the month slot. As per usual, our Greek organic EVOO from our family farm will be available in 500ml, 750ml and 5L quantities. We’re also excited about the return of our wild oregano which has just been brought back from Greece and is available in 20g glass resealable jars. Both full of antioxidants and polyphenols.  See you there!”

Olives and more – Yellow Sunshine   Olives, Turkish delight and baclava.

Chocolate – Gemini Chocolate Single origin award winning chocolates from West Norwood.

Hot sauces – Chilli Brothers A great range of chill and other sauces handmade by Roger and Nathalie.


Storecupboard refills – The Store Cupboard  You can pay by card or cash. Follow us on InstagramTwitter or Facebook.  We are also open on Wednesdays from 2-7pm.

Cheese & charcuterie – Capo Caccia  Antonio is away in Sardinia this week, back next.

Smokery – London Smoke & Cure  Ross says “All produce is made and prepared in our new smokehouse just down the road in Streatham. Give me a call on 07837 838 241 for any questions or pre-orders. We’re always happy to talk produce and ideas, or just to have a general chat about life and all its wonder. Look forward to seeing you down there.”

Fresh pasta  Pasta di Grazia  Full range of handmade Italian pastas and sauces.

Bread – Levain Bakery  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 Kuba on the bread stall in the courtyard.

Bakery & pastries –  Bread Bread   Wood-fired sourdough bread and pastries, made in Brixton.


Natural wines – Wine Scouts   Organic and biodynamic wines from around the globe.  Samples always offered by Pedro who is a font of wine knowledge.

Produce this week

Fish – Veasey’s  Full slab from their own boats and others.  To order, email or phone on 01342 822906.  Check out this blog about Veasey’s.
Butter & other dairy – Hook & Son Organic dairy from farmer Steve’s closed herd on the Pevensey Levels. Please note, for the next couple of months, Hook will not be able to sell raw milk. Please click here for full details. We hope you join us in supporting the farm during this difficult time.
Local growing project –Patchwork Farm  Reopening soon.  Are you a grower or have a fruit tree in your garden?  Bring your gluts so they don’t get wasted.  Do you like local fruits and veg?  Come and see what’s on offer and pay what you want.

Eco products, beauty, artists & makers

Eco products – Roots & Cycles. Eco products, refills.  New in stock  – refillable shampoo, conditioner and castille soap. Organic, vegan and all produced in London.  Just bring your containers and fill up.  2 pence a ml. Check out their newsletter here.H

Candles – Kairos Moon Colourful aromatherapy candles, also in the walkthrough.

Handmade Hats – Venus Made in Crystal Palace

Upcycled stall – House of Funky Junk. All things funky & junky, preloved & reloved! Vintage & retro clothing upcycled & handcrafted home decor.

Beauty – Flore Naturals  Beauty products made in SE19.

Original illustrations – Images Delmar   Dylan sells original illustrations and also runs a picture framing service. He says “Sets of cigarette cards and illustration ephemera galore this weekend at Images Delmar in the Walkthrough- We may also be piloting a state of the art umbrella rental scheme should it start raining unexpectedly!”

Local art & craft stall – Palace Makers   Part of  Transition Town and open to Artists, designers, makers and craftspeople who live in the local and surrounding areas. If this sounds like you or someone you know, and you/they might like to be part of this weekly stall, please contact us via our Facebook page here.

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.

Other stuff

The Foodbank – PLEASE NOW DROP AT SAINSBURY’S Details at  Total donated so far to the market 1598kg.   Don’t forget The Hygiene Bank. All donations of sanitary products, soap, shampoo, nappies and more are welcome.   Queen from The Hygiene Bank says “When people are in difficult situations and it’s between food and hygiene it’s the hygiene they drop.  No one should have to go without washing or sanitary products.”

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 arewhat 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.

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