4. Fresh from the farm and boat
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Pick your own fruit at a local farm, buy freshly caught fish from the fishmongers, enjoy the buzz of a bustling street market or visit one of the many farmers’ markets. You’ll even find a couple of country pubs selling locally sourced produce!
Little Farthingloe Farm (Dover) has a traditional farm shop with a focus on offering a complete range of fresh food, including a butcher and bakery. Much of the produce is sourced from local farms across Kent. Be sure to try their Kentish gypsy tarts for a sweet taste of the area.
Algar Farm Shop (Deal) has a wide range of locally sourced food and drinks. Their deli is packed with delicious handmade goodies, all made by their in-house chef.
Juliet’s Farm Shop and café (Ash) stocks a large selection of locally sourced fruit and vegetables and Juliet’s Café serves breakfasts and home-cooked lunches using the freshest ingredients and eggs from their own hens.
Delf Farm Shop (Sandwich) is a traditional English, family-run farm shop and nursery selling fresh and seasonal produce, homemade food and other produce.
White Mill Farm Shop (Sandwich) stocks produce sourced around White Cliffs Country, including cheeses, honey and apples.
Little Stour Farm Shop (Wingham) sells everything from plants and fresh bread to a good range of game and food goodies for a hamper.
Wingham Country Market is a family-run farm shop and garden centre selling local produce with a wide range of organic and special diet foods, as well as local free-range Chandler and Dunn Meat. They also run a veg box scheme.
Whitfield Farmers' Market is held on Thursday mornings in the Village Hall and sells locally grown veg, free-range eggs, freshly baked bread and cakes, quiches and pies, plus a range of hand-crafted gifts.
Capel le Ferne Farmers' Market Previously voted one of the best farmers' markets in Kent, this weekly market is on Tuesday mornings sells local produce, including meat, fish, deli items, Kentish ale and fruit liqueurs.
Gibson's Farm Shop (Wingham) is a family-run business established in 1970 providing the best foods Kent has to offer. There's a bakery, butcher and delicatessen alongside the fresh fruit and veg and store-cupboard essentials. There is also a popular café using produce from their own farms and the local area to create their menu.
Walmer Court Farm Shop offers an wide range of locally sourced and produced goods, including frozen homemade curries, hand-baked cakes and pasta, through to bird seed, biscuits, coal and beer!
Felderland Farm Shop (Sandwich) is one of the largest PYO farms in Kent and grows a wide range of seasonal produce including strawberries, cherries, plums and pumpkins.
Jenkins and Son Fishmongers (Deal) is fourth-generation fishmonger and game supplier specialising in fresh, local and sustainable produce. Based in Deal High Street, they buy daily from local inshore dayboats.
The Black Pig Butchers (Deal) won the 2022 BBC Radio 4 Food Programme's prestigious Food and Farming 'Food Producer' award. Lizzy Douglas and her team specialise in nose-to-tail eating and artisanal butcher and sell naturally reared, free range and locally sourced meat.
Deal Markets - a small market on Wednesdays in the Undercroft of Deal Town Hall and a large, popular lively market held in the car park at the north end of the High Street in the heart of the Georgian Conservation Area on Saturdays.
Dover Markets - the Bluebird Market in Dover Market Square on Tuesday mornings and Dover Artisan Market in Dover Market Square on the third Saturday of each month.
Sandwich Market - weekly markets on Thursday and Saturday mornings next to the Guildhall in the heart of the medieval town.