….and Ladies. They’re all taking a well-earned break after tomorrow (Back in the first Saturday of the New Year)

Karen and Laura who run the Food Market in Haynes Lane off Westow Street (Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm)

Saturday 21st December

Organic veg, fruit, fish, meat, eggs, milk, butter, cake, vegan, smokery, natural wine, bread, pastries, olives, store cupboard refills (herbs, tea, flours, rice, nuts, oils), eco cleaning refills, eco house supplies, cbd oil, beauty, salads, wraps, lunch, coffee, carol singing and lots of present ideas.

Click here for a review of 2019.(In which you’ll find lots of thank yous and lots of photographs – Ed.)  We can’t believe it’s the last market of 2019 already. Come down for a Christmassy finish with a market crammed full with as many stalls as we could fit.

Meat orders are now closed.  If you have ordered any meat or fish, the Christmas Eve pick-up market will be in the courtyard from 9 am until midday (weather dependent).  Check twitter on the day for exact times.

We are closed on the 28th of December but back on the 4th of January 2020.


Hot Lunch – Zongo

Vegan lunch – Return to Shashamane

Hot snacks – Simply Tay

Lunch & deli – Comfort & Joy Hot tasty wraps, salads and those famous scotch eggs plus takeaways – curries, lasagne and more.  We recommend getting a few of their ready meals in your freezer for the day after your work Christmas party!

Visiting food stalls

French delicatessen  – Le Hamper

Vegan cheese – Palace Culture  Mirko says “Will have our full fermented cream cheese range plus we’re going to be offering live “kick-ass kimchi” and “super sauerkraut” from our friends @bottlebrushferments.  Come quick because it all sells out.”   

Hot sauces – Chilli Brothers  Nathalie says “We are back with our delicious artisan-crafted chilli sauces and condiments. We also have our Christmas special edition! See you all tomorrow 🌶🌶🌶.”

Olives – Mar de Olivas

Christmas & pressies

Christmas flowers – Claraflora She’s back with seasonal flowers from Croydon.

Christmas table flowers – Jeannette

Chopping Boards – Russ is back if you missed him last time.

Jewellery & Clothes – Nou Moon

Crystal Palace Calendars – back again.

Children’s clothes – Y Kairos Sweet little hats, leggings, coats and more, made by Snezana.

Original illustrations – Images Delmar  Dylan sells original illustrations and also runs a picture framing service.

Beauty products – Flore Natural & Viridis Organics

Candles Kairos Moon Colourful aromatherapy candles, also in the Roots and Cycles walkthrough.

Local art & craft stall – Palace Makers. Local artists and makers. Palace Makers is 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 come along on a Saturday to have a chat or contact us via our Facebook page here.


CakesBrett and Bailey.Need a whole cake? Our last order date is Tuesday 17th Dec with last collections from the market on the 21st. Order here. See you Sat.”

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

PastriesBread Bread Top-notch wood-fired sourdough bread and pastries, made in Brixton.


Storecupboard refills – The Store Cupboard Anna says “It’s finally happening! Coffee beans (whole or ground) available at the Store Cupboard. Bring your own favourite coffee container and we fill it up by weight.

We are so excited and proud to bring a carefully selected coffee bean to the Store Cupboard that ticks all the right boxes: Organically and sustainably grown by a small farm in Honduras. Roasted in collaboration with The Tate Roastery (Tate Modern Gallery), who is supporting women in the coffee industry and gender equality. Supplied and roasted by local business, “The Coffee Man” Neil from @bd_chocolate – we get it from him freshly roasted. We have a grinder and the roast is appropriate for all brewing methods. Let us know how you enjoy your coffee and we grind it for you. We’re looking forward to hear what you think.

You can pay by card or cash. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.  We are also open on Wednesdays from 2-7pm and Sundays 11am-4pm.”

Cheese & charcuterie – Capo Caccia Tomorrow we’ll have myrtle, wine, fennel and dolce salami, organic pastas and smoked fish.  Plus a great selection of organic drunk, truffle, black pepper and pistachio cheeses.”

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

Smokery – London Smoke & Cure Ross says “We’re getting super excited down at Christmas Smoke and Cure (!) and we’re properly primed to bring you nothing but the finest charcuterie, salmon and cheese for all your feasting needs.

First important announcement, we’ve moved location just a little bit and are can now be found on just the other side of those splendid cake magicians Brett and Bailey.

Second important announcement, it’s all hands to the pump down at the Streatham Smokery and were truly drinking up the Xmas spirit. Orders are stronger than we expected so now is definitely the time to pre-order your salmon, ham and cheese purchases. Talk to Ross on the stall tomorrow to help make your Christmas hassle-free x

Bread – Levain Bakery  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   Top-notch 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

Vegetables, fruit & herbs – Brambletye Fruit FarmBrockmans.  All organic or biodynamic.  Check out this blog about Brambletye.  Wild Country Organics is back on the 10th of January.

Meat –  Gill Wing Farm Full range of sustainably farmed meats from East Sussex.  Meet the farmer and butcher Andrew on the stall. Check out this blog about Gill Wing Farm.

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.


Eco products & refills – Roots & Cycles  Eco products and refill washing liquids, shampoo, castille soap and more.  Becks says “We now have essential oils for refill. Bring your bottles, we’ve got the labels 🙂.”  Also open Wednesday & Thursday (2-7pm) and Sunday (11am-4pm).  

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

News From Crystal Palacewe 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.

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

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