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This morning my wife and I visited Clarkston farmers market, south Glasgow. Notwithstanding poor weather conditions the event was well patronised.

Here is a cheese and honey stall


Meat
This is the stall of Carmichael Estate Farm Meats, an enterprise which, allegedly, dates back to 1292.
Jam and bakery products

Products from olive oil
A selection of cheeses
Very popular bakery stall

The following two images show the products of Strathgaven Ales, a micro brewery located about 1 mile from the country town of Strathaven


Ostrich, venison and other meat products.

Vegetables


By coincidence, this farmers’ market followed on from yesterday’s market at Queen’s Park. A different shopping experience to that offered by the supermarkets!

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This morning, I took myself off to nearby Queen’s Park ( south Glasgow) to visit the pre-Christmas Farmers’ Market. These type of markets operate from stalls and tend to specialize in organic and rural produce direct from the producer.

First image evidences the heavy rainfall of yesterday with the local properties reflected in the flooded pathway at Queen’s Park.


Here is a stall selling turkeys-birds, not banks or auto manufacturers!

Self-evident
Organic bread

A stall selling olive based products. I am not aware that Scotland possesses many olive groves, but with climate change, maybe one day!

Pork, Lamb and Beef

Bread
Seasonal vegetables
General view of stalls

This gentleman is selling blueberry juice and raspberry juice. He is a good salesman-he persuaded me to buy a bottle on the strength of a free sample.


General overview of the market stalls.

Overall, I enjoyed myself and by chance met up with a business acquaintance. The market was well patronised by the local community.

Read more on Tour Queen’s Park Farmers Market Glasgow Scotland…



This evening, I am presenting some images of a couple of Glasgow pubs.

The first two images show the Quarter Gill at 42 Oswald Street (near the City Centre). Note interesting collection of street furniture outside the entrance.



This is the Kiloran Bar at 219 Eglinton Street, close to the Gorbals.

More images to follow tomorrow.

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