KINVARA FARMERS MARKET
Welcome to Kinvara Farmers Market webpage.

Kinvara Farmers' Market has been up and running successfully since 1st May 09 in the beautiful walled garden behind Johnston's Hall, Main Street, Kinvara. Since May 2012 the market takes place in the Square, as usual every Friday from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm and there are on average, 20/25 stalls each week selling produce such as Fresh Fish like lobster, mussels, crab claws, clams, hake, cod etc., fresh free range Duck and Hens Eggs. Cheese from the world class, prize-winning producers of St. Tola in Inagh, Co. Clare as well as a range of Irish produced farmhouse cheeses. Organic Seasonal Vegetables, Root Vegetables, Fruit in season such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries etc., Flowers for your table, Plants for your garden. Assorted Tea Leaves, delicious, home-baked Organic Breads, Soda Bread and Cakes, Pickles, Preserves and other potted food delights, Jams, Honey, Pestos. Olives, Sundried tomatos, Olive Oils, Bagels, Teas, Coffees, Soup, Lunches and Snacks, and Hot German Sausages. The market also offers work from skilled Artisans including Paintings, Woollen Jumpers, Jewellery, Soap and Body Lotions, Fairy Dolls, Wood Work, Creative Book Binding and Pottery.

A very special feature of the market is that every week excellent local musicians Johnny Moynihan, Frank Hall, John Martin and friends come to play and entertain visitors and stallholders alike, singing songs and playing wonderful, varied, lively music from around the world.

The market offers great value for your money and is where you can shop, meet your friends, eat lunch at the picnic tables, listen to the music that will warm your soul in a sweet and joyful way, and where the smell and taste of the good food will lift your spirits for the rest of your week. So..... see you at the Market!

For those interested in joining Kinvara Farmers Market to sell goods, the following information may be of use to you:

The market takes place every Friday from 10.00 to 2.00
You must be a member of the Market to sell at the Market
Membership costs €25 per annum
To have a stall you must pay €8 per attendance.

You must read the Constitution of the Market and comply with the regulations therein.

Fees from all the stalls go to the running costs of the Farmers Market.
Set up time and /or delivery from 8.00 Friday morning, to be open to the public from 10.00.

You must remove your vehicle after delivery of goods.
You can download the following from this site: Application Form, Constitution, Advice about registering with appropriate authorities for food producers, as it is essential to be registered before you can sell home cooked food at the market.. The Application Form for registering with the FSAI. may be obtained at the Market from the Market Controller, Pam Fleming, or from Jackie Warren, EHO, 091 548378

Applications to join the Market are vetted by the Committee and stall holders are granted permission to join at the discretion of the Committee. This discretion is reasonably exercised and takes into account the products to be sold, the quality of the goods and the general balance of goods for sale.

Please post your application forms to
Annie Nolan - Market Controller - New Quay, Co. Clare
Or mail to nolan.ann@hotmail.com. contact - 0863002523

If you have any queries you can ring either of the following:
Chairperson - Catriona Lenihan - contact 087 9495769
Secretary - Breda Shannon - contact 086 8211549, kinvarafarmers@gmail.com

   
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Christmas Fair Application Form Application Form Constitution Visit from Environmental Health Officer Guidelines Food Hygiene at Kinvara Farmers Market Notes on Food Hygiene Regulations for Food Stalls