23 August 1999
Farmers markets now cover 80 sites
The number of farmers markets is growing so fast that 80 sites are now registered with the National Association for Farmers Markets.
The association is joint venture between the National Farmers Union, the Soil Association, the Farm Retail Association and Bath Environment Centre.
This weekend saw the fourth monthly market in Perth, Scotland, as well as a one-off venture between Tesco and Islington Farmers Markets at in West London.