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These are the local suppliers to explore if you want to source sustainably produced food. See also the East Yorkshire Local Food Network (http://enjoy-eastyorks-food.co.uk/) to browse their members directory or download their latest Food Guide and their Seafood Guide.

Arthurs Organics is the local organic veg box scheme and also supplies Suma groceries and locally manufactured cleaning products. It has recently introduced a bulk buying scheme for groups to buy in bulk at advantageous prices  www.arthursorganics.com

P & C Freefrom 81 Prospect St, Hull HU2 8PE, 9 – 5 Mon to Sat. Supplies Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free and Lactose Free products. Call in to see if they have what you want or can get it for you. 01482 216299. www.pandcfreefrom.com

Lowna Dairy is the producer of locally made goats milk products, including cheeses of various styles, ice cream, milk and yogurt. Located on Eppleworth Road at Raywell,outside Cottingham, you can visit to purchase goods, or buy them from Grain on Newland Ave.  www.lownadairy.com

Chestnut Dairies Stud Farm, Seaton, Hornsea, HU11 5RJ. A established family dairy business purchasing milk from local dairy farmers. They have SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Accreditation)  and deliver to local Sainsbury’s and bakeries. www.deliciouslyorkshire.co.uk/accounts/view/514/chestnut-dairies-ltd

Grain Wholefoods on Newland Ave have a good selection of wholefood,  plus cheese from local Lowna Dairy, a selection of coffee beans, and fresh bread from the local Feast Rising Bakery, if you’re early enough. Plus environment-friendly detergents ranges, including Ecover and the locally produced Bio-D products with refill facilities available. Environmentally friendly toiletries too. www.lovelocal.org.uk/grainwholefood

Feast Rising Bakery produces a range of artisan breads, which may be purchased from the bakery (23 Arthur St (through the archway) Hull HU3 6BH, Wed to Sat 9.00 am til sold out) or from Grain, Cottingham Market or Humber Bridge Farmers Market, feastrising.com

Side Oven Bakery at Carr House Farm at Foston on the Wolds uses a wide range of cereals which are grown on the farm, and milled using a traditional stone ground mill. Bread and granolas can be bough on line, ordered and collected, or bought through local stockists. sideoven.com

Staal Smokehouse is getting a good reputation for its produce. Based in Long Riston, its goods can be ordered online or bought at various local outlets.  A range of smoked fish, plus smoked chicken, duck and rapeseed oil. Local source material includes Brandesburton trout, Thixendale rapeseed oil and Wolds chicken. www.staalsmokehouse.co.uk

S J Donaldson’s  local independent butcher selling locally sourced meat. 98 Newland Avenue, Hull, 01482 343785

T.L.Norman  local independent butcher selling locally sourced free range meat. 72 Princes Avenue, Hull, 01482 342026

Quality Quails Local producer of fresh quail eggs – free to fly – gm free diet fed. Hull, HU6 9BG www.quality-quails.co.uk

Alans Naturally and Alans Fruiterers These are next door to each other on South Street, Hull. Alans Naturally has a large range of nuts, dried fruit, seeds, beans and pulses, plus rice and organic flour, all unpackaged and available in quantities of your choice weighed out into paper bags. Next door is a traditional greengrocers in the heart of town.

Herby’s delicatessen and caterers is a local family-run business striving to provide the best locally sourced fresh food. Shops in Princes Quay and on Holderness Road.  www.herbys.co.uk/wordpress/

Trinity Market, Market Place, Hull  The Food Hall has fish stalls, butchers stalls, fruit and veg and deli produce. Fresh food at competitive prices, with packaging at a minimum. Open Monday to Saturday. There are a variety of other stalls, including clothing alterations, and sewing materials – see website at www.trinitymarket.co.uk/index.html

One World Shop sells Fairtrade food and drink (most of the Traidcraft Range) and craft and gift items. The shop is located on Waltham St in Hull, between Albion St car park and British Home Stores.  Restocked and rearranged under new management, it now has a website  www.oneworldhull.co.uk

Walton Street Market is a large outdoor market comprising a car boot sale with food suppliers, Wednesdays and Sundays 8 am to 2 pm. Look out for special local produce. T: 01952 242019  www.townandcountrymarkets.co.uk/markets/walton-street-hull-market.html

Chilli Devil Sauces   A range of Chilli sauces in various styles and strengths, and cook-in sauces including Jambalaya, Spicy Mexican, Aromatic Chilli (mild) and Hot Smokey Chilli. All locally made by Ian Ibbetson, and can be ordered online or bought through suppliers listed on the website www.chillidevilsauces.com

VKP Preserves This Hull-based family firm produces jams, marmalades and chutneys which are hand made in small batches using fresh ingredients, locally sourced where possible. The products can be found at several of the local Farmers’ markets. Hampers can be ordered.  www.vkppreserves.yolasite.com/

Beverley Maru Market is a home delivery scheme designed to bring you local, top quality produce and to help small independent traders extend their markets. http://www.marumarket.co.uk/

Sewells On The Go These petrol station retail outlets are part of the Sewell Group, Wherever possible, they partner up with local suppliers and stock shelves with local produce. An example is the stocking of a full range of bottled beers from a local brewery, Wold Top Yorkshire Brewery. www.sewellonthego.co.uk/

FARMERS MARKETS

Humber Bridge   The first Sunday of the month – Humber Bridge Viewing Area, Ferriby Road, Hessle, HU13 0LN.  01482 647161.  9 am to 1pm  www.humberbridgeevents.co.uk/

South Cave   The second Saturday of the month – South Cave Primary School, Church Street, South Cave, HU15 2EP. 01430 421044.   9 am to 1 pm  www.southcavepc.gov.uk/market/main.html

Dunswell   The last Saturday of the month – Skidby Ings, Dunswell, Hull, HU6 0AW. 01964 630531. 9am to 1pm, including auction.

Market Weighton  The third Saturday of the month – Market Car Park, York Road, Market Weighton.  01430 871430. 9am to 1pm  www.bigbarn.co.uk

Goole  The final Sunday of the month -The Courtyard, Boothferry Road, Goole 01405 837100 – 9am to 1pm. The future of this market is uncertain – see www.gooletimes.info

Driffield The first Saturday of the month –Driffield Show Ground , Kelleythorpe, Driffield, YO25 9DN. 01377 257494. 9am to 1pm  www.driffieldshow.co.uk

Hornsea Fourth Saturday of the month from 22 March onwards, Hornsea Community Primary School, 9.30 to 1.30pm Tel: 01964 535979  Email: hornsea.farmersmarket@live.co.uk

Carnaby Park Rose Village Farmers’ Market The third Saturday of the month, 9am to 1pm, Park Rose Village, Carnaby, nr Bridlington   www.parkrosevillage.co.uk/the-local-market

COMMUNITY OUTLETS

Fruit, Veg and more.  Thornton Fresh Food Co-op  The shop aims to sell locally sourced, top quality fresh veg as cheaply as possible. It also sells basic grocery items and some meats, which are supplied by a local butcher. 20 Goodwin Parade, Walker Street, Hull HU3 3HA,  www.goodwintrust.org

Pickering Road Community Orchard, The orchard was opened in 2004 with grants from the National Lottery, Hull City Council and the NHS Trust. Harvest is usually mid August to October with open days throughout. For a donation of £2, depending on the harvest, you can help yourself to 2kg – 4kg of the apples of your choice. You can have them whole, juiced or pressed. www.hullorchard.co.uk

FARM SHOPPING

Southwood Farm Shop and Nurseries, Ganton Ave, Cottingham, HU16 2HGT. This outlet does not offer organic produce but labels the country of origin of all its fresh produce, including the ones which are grown on site, with minimum use of pesticide eg potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower and cabbages. They also stock free range eggs, a small selection of meats and cheeses sourced from the region, plus Suma wholefoods.  www.southwoodfarmshop.co.uk/farm-shop

East Hull Community Farm, Barham Rd, Bilton Grange, Hull, HU9 4EE. Barn laid eggs, meat produce including bacon, sausage, beefburgers and lamb, plus some fruit and veg during the growing season. Open Monday to Friday until 4pm. 01482 783990.

Slater Organics at Rise is a local family-run company growing organic produce in the lovely walled garden at Rise in Holderness. They supply produce for Arthur Street Trading, Produce can also be purchased direct from the garden.  www.slaterorganics.wordpress.com/

Green Growers at Nafferton  is an organic grower and retailer, Organic veg, fruit, wholefood and herbs. Run by Dr Gwen Egginton at Nafferton near Driffield. www.nafferton.net see also www.arthursorganics.com

R J Thompson at Raywell grows organic potatoes which can be bought in 25 Kg bags at the farm gate Sept to March. York Grounds Farm, Raywell, Cottingham. t: 01482 651338

Foston Nurseries  Jenny Webb at Foston is an organic producer of vegetables, These can be bought at the farm, delivered or purchased at farmers markets. Certified organic by The Soil Association.  www.localfoodadvisor.com

Barmston Organics runs an organic farm shop located at Allison Lane End Farm, Lissett, Driffield, YO26 8PS (01262 468128) The shop is run by Colleen and Tony Hunt, who organically farm 270 acres at Elm Tree Farm, Barmston, near Bridlington YO25 8PQ They produce vegetables, cereals, beef from their own herd of cattle, and lamb from the farm’s flock.The Farm Shop is open Tues-Sat from 9.30am to 6pm. Delivery of an organic box scheme is also available.

John Wright Turkeys Traditional Free Range Bronze or White, Farm Fresh Christmas Turkeys, Holmes Farm, Wyton, Bilton, HU11 4DJ. 01482 811421  www.johnwrightturkeys.co.uk

Drewtons Farm Shop and Café on the A1034 between South Cave and Market Weighton, HU15 2AG. Large outlet with locally-sourced and regional produce. Includes deli, butcher, baker, fresh fruit and veg, honey and homemade preserves, cellar and luxury items. Café and plenty of parking. http://drewtons.co.uk/pages/home.

Scarborough Shearling  This is a Community Supported Agriculture scheme which allows you to buy top quality lamb from the North York Moors. The scheme involves picking up the lamb on a monthly basis from Scarborough. For more details on the CAS see http://www.envoy.uk.net/localfood/shearling.html.

East Riding Country Pork Halsham Village, Ottringham. Family-run business rearing pigs in the East Riding of Yorkshire for over 45 years.  In 2000, they took the decision to diversify and supply premium pork products direct to the consumer. Farm Shop open Tue, Wed and Sat, check website for times http://www.eastridingcountrypork.co.uk/