Killavullen Farmers Market returns for 2021 on Saturday 17th of April and will take its traditional fortnightly place in the calendar for the rest of the year, fingers crossed! After an extended hiatus since the last market in December, the stall holders and customers alike are eager to get back.
Following funding provided by the excellent Avondhu Blackwater Partnership, each stall holder will have their own gazebo ensuring the marketing can take place outdoors with the required social distancing at one of the oldest farmers markets in Ireland.
Now into its 20th year, they will have their regular Saturday market on 10:30a.m. until 1p.m. in the grounds of the Nano Nagle Centre, on the main road between Castletownroche and Mallow. The market is continually evolving and continues to surprise each week!
All regular stallholders return to the market for 2021 so you will be able to purchase a range of products from locally grown seasonal vegetables, handcrafted baked goods, Arbutus breads, jams, chutneys and cordials. There is a fine selection of meat, smoked salmon, yoghurts. .
Killavullen farmers market is a great spot to pick up crafted goods including knitwear, kids toys and wood products. The second hand bookstore is a must for any reader. All books cost 50 Cent and donations of books are also gladly accepted.
Unique to Killavullen Market is the KOB (Killavullen Organic Buyers grouping). Here you can order bulk foods and household supplies at discounted prices. Pop along to the market to find out more as this has been a great way to source difficult to get products during lockdowns!