Farmers' markets

Whether you are a student or simply live in the local area, take a walk onto campus and browse the 20+ stalls offering produce from homemade chutney to seasonal vegetables, and ostrich meat.

farmersmarketAll stallholders offer locally sourced, fairly priced and environmentally friendly produce; from top quality organic goods to seasonal fare.

The next farmers' markets are:

  • 28 January: please note - due to the forecast high winds there will be a limited selection of stalls at this market.  However: there will be a stand selling Official University branded  clothing in Staff House from 10:00 to 15:00.
  • 25 February
  • 25 March
  • 27 May
  • 23 September
  • 28 October
  • 25 November
  • 2 December – Christmas Market

 To stay informed of dates subscribe to our dedicated Google Farmers' Markets calendar.

Markets all take place in University Square, start at 10:00 and finish at 15:00.

University of Birmingham Farmers' market information:

  • University of Birmingham Farmers’ market defines "local" as 50 miles from the market. The majority of producers attending University of Birmingham Farmers’ Market will come from within this area. Exceptions are made for products that cannot be sourced locally.
  • All of the produce on offer will have been grown, raised, caught or processed (using local ingredients) by the producer.
  • The producer or someone involved in production will be present at the stall and able to answer questions about the produce on offer, for example - methods of production.
  • All stallholders have Product and Public Liability Insurance.
  • All stallholders have been visited by Health & Hygiene Inspectors and meet the required standards.
  • All Farmers' Markets are open to staff, students and the public.

For further information please contact:  
Farmers Market Co-ordinator
Retail Operations
University of Birmingham
Birmingham Conference and Events
University Centre
Birmingham B15 2TT

Tel: +44 (0)121 415 8400