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Food Group

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Farmers' Market

The following is a list of the Farmers' Markets that can be found around Co Kildare 




Market Goods

More Info


Every Sunday 10am-3pm  Emily Square Local gourmet foods, arts and crafts

Tel: Bertie McHugh 086 9191680



3rd Sunday of the Month, 11am-6pm (April to September) Larchill Arcadian Gardens,  Kilcock Organic food Website


Every Saturday 10am Community Centre Local Foods



Every Saturday 10am-3pm Storehouse Restaurant Car Park, Friary Lane Specialty Foods

 Tel: 087 6080119


Crookstown Every Friday 2pm-6pm Crookstown Inn Organic food



Wednesdays & Saturdays 10am - 4pm

Saturday 10-3pm

The Avenue, Whitewater

Georges Street

cheese, organic fruit, vegetables & herbs, juices, breads, organic & free range eggs, olives, organic meats, locally designed crafts



Saturday 11am-3pm GAA Club




Every Saturday 10am-4pm

Straffan Hotel, Maynooth

Food and Crafts



Folly Market: 3rd Sunday in Month, 11am-6pm The Square Various

Tel: Sean McArdle 087 6115016



Farmers Market: Every Friday 10am -3pm The Square Free range food

Ray Dunne 086 8331006


If you would like to add your own market, please send information about it to FADA 

Seasonal Advice for Gardening

Seasonal Advice for Gardening

The following websites, links and comments can provide you with a wealth of help and tips on how to grow your own juicy vegetables and delicious herbs! Some of them change their tips seasonally to help you with your work. No matter if you are just starting up as a gardener or you have a lot of experience under your belt, you are sure to find something of interest in the following pages!


Cultivate's Gardening Tips

Cultivate offer great (and seasonal!) advice on how to grow your own food! This includes a very easy to follow "To do" list for every month that can really help beginners to get going! Click on the name below to visit any of their dedicated pages:


Ireland's Markets: The official website of the Irish Food Market Traders Association. An excellent website with information about many farmers markets around the country.

Irish Farmers' Market: A very comprehensive website with a lot of information on specific organic farmers' markets organised by Sean McArdle. It includes information on the Newbridge market and also has some recipies.

Organic Gardening: A very comprehensive site with everything you need to know about growing organic produce!

Irish Seed Savers