Bute St is a lovely little street 5 minutes from South Ken tube. It’s full of great food shops and on Saturday the farmers’ market comes to town. Get there early if you want fresh south coast fish or shellfish from Christchurch Fish. Grab a free range sausage sandwich from The Parsons Nose, pick vegetables from Teds Veg, Perry Court Farm and Wild Country Organics. Look out for game in season, organic eggs from Rookery Farm, free range meat from Beatbush Farm, Fosse Meadows free range poultry and delicious bread, cakes and pastries from Olivier’s Bakery, Miriam’s Munchies and Artisan Foods.
Favourite Stall winner 2018: Rookery Farm
Market events coming up: Wild garlic in April, asparagus and strawberries in May, peas in June, cherries in July, apples and plums from August, corn in September, game in October, root veg in November, turkeys in December!