Representing Local Foods in the UK

FARMA

FARMA is a co-operative of UK farmers, small scale local producers and farmers' market organisers. It is the largest grouping of individual retailers in Europe and welcomes membership from large and small independents.







WHAT WE GROW AND SELL

FARMA members don't just sell; they grow, produce, brew, cook and help it to give birth! From garlic farmers on the Isle of Wight to Aberdeen Angus breeders in Aberdeenshire you name it one of our members will probably be in a field right now growing it!



Who is FARMA FARMA is a co-operative of UK farmers, small scale local producers and farmers' markets organisers. It is the largest grouping of individual retailers in Europe and welcomes membership from large and small independents. FARMA Awards FARMA represents the best and the brightest Farm Retailers in the UK and through its annual awards recognises the best of the best in the industry. Awards range from Best Farm Shop, Best farmers Market to The Own and Local Award. Award Winners The FARMA Awards single out the UK's top local food businesses, including Chatsworth Farm Shop, Daylesford Organic Farm Shop, and Surbiton Farmers’ Market. The winners are judged on their merits by independent judges and are therefore viewed as the best of the best in their ... FARMA TV If a picture tells a thousand words heaven alone knows how many you will get from a video! To see a snapshot into the lives of some of our members check out their videos - you might just learn a thing or two! News Room FARMA represents a large proportion of the Farm Retail sector covering a diverse range of businesses from food to farm attractions to farmers markets - if you want to know what is really going on in the sector there is only one organisation to ask! Become a Member Following a simple application to become a member we will assess suitability, making sure you really are a farm based retailer or represent a real farmers market then all the services and benefits available to members are at your disposal. Food News Farm retailing has come a long way in the last 20 years. From what we see on a day to day basis the only constant is change - to keep abreast of the rapidly developing world that FARMA sees check out our news pages for the latest reports. Conference 2015 The 2015 FARMA Conference 23rd, 24th and 25th February 2015 The 2015 FARMA Conference promises to be a 'dont miss' event for anyone who works in the farm retail sector. If you are a farm shop owner, Farmers Market co-ordinator, supplier to these businesses or a trader a... Farmers' Markets It is vital to protect the credibility of FARMA Certification as a means of promoting true farmers’ markets and to safeguard the integrity of the movement as a whole. Events Many of our members have special events at their markets and farms, events such as festivals, Halloween nights or tasting sessions. FARMA have brought many of these events together in one place so that you can find fun stuff to do with local food wherever you are in the country.
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