In the best farmers’ markets provenance is closely scrutinised

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Gerb Gerbrands, who founded the flourishing farmers’ market with Clare Honeyfield (Made In Stroud shop) in 1999, wrote in the Stroud News and Journal about the difference between farmers’ market stallholders and those at ‘ordinary’ markets. He receives applications from potential stall-holders a who are asked to fill in a form which states: “If products are made with bought-in ingredients, […]