June Market – 4th June 2013

The June market is almost upon us, and we’re hoping it’s going to be the third sunny market in a row – fingers crossed! We have a few newcomers to the market this time round, as well as many of our usual friendly and familiar faces. We’ve broken up our list of stallholders into four groups:

Hot food and drink

We see the return of Pop Up Dosa (Pop up cafe serving freshly made dosa from Kerala via their home kitchen) and Squisito Deli (a unique not-just-for-profit producer of Italian food from fresh local ingredients.) New to the market, Jabberwocky, bringing artisan toasties and restaurant food to go from their food truck. We also have our lovely market regular Jo’s Coffee  on her mobile coffee van.

Art stuff

Jan Bow digital drawings from life of cities and people. Carla Smith illustrated prints, totes, cards and more. Cath and Jenny handmade quilts and specially selected vintage items. Hope Projects the charity’s knitting group. Stirchley Happenings selling donated books to help fund their arts events. Sweetheart Designs handmade unique jewellery. Back in the Day handcrafted wooden re-enactment and garden furniture. Tim Gascoigne’s Rare and Rocking Records.

Food stuff

Cuffufle Hand crafted preserves using seasonal and ecological ingredients. Five n’ Dime all American style bakery, in Birmingham. Pip’s Hot Sauce devilishly spicy chili sauces. Trushul Raw Chocolate. Curds and Whey fine cheeses. Artisan Preserves tasty chutneys, jams and Stirchley-market famous really wild garlic pesto. Loaf Community Bakery and Cookery School. Stirchley Wines – suppliers of quality Beers, Wines & Spirits. Vegetropolis – set up to bring the best of seasonal, local, organic, & conventional fruit & veg.

Eco/Green/Other stuff

Bike Foundry Stirchley workers’ co-operative, promoting cycling activities and offering free bicycle health checks. Green Revolutions Stirchley pay as you go car and cycle club. Fitness First motivatation to get fit in Stirchley. Martineau Gardens plants, seasonal vegetables, jams and more. Andrew’s Plants culinary and unusual herbs. New to the market: Tuckshop Flowers who were finalists in BBC Gardener of the Year 2007.

Don’t forget to tell your friends or share the link on twitter, facebook, or whatever social network site you choose. Spread the word!

See you there,

Stirchley Community Market team.