Balgove Larder’s night markets return for its 10th year 

Balgove Larder has announced the vendor lineup for its milestone 10th annual Night Markets. The lineup for the monthly markets includes some of the best local traders from Fife and beyond and kicks off on the 7th of May.

The Night Markets, held within the distinctive Steak Barn with its walls crafted from wooden potato crates and a central wood-fired barbecue, offers a unique atmosphere for attendees to shop local, learn about food production, enjoy hands-on crafts and more. Alongside browsing vendor offerings, guests can enjoy a variety of street food from a changing lineup of food trucks, including The Wee Churros Corner, Stag Bites the Hogg, The Rolling Stove, and Wild Fire Pizza. Visitors can also enjoy street style food from the Steak Barn and the Eat Out hut. Additionally, they can treat themselves to a sweet experience with marshmallow toasting.

The Night Markets are free to attend and take place on the first Tuesday of the month from 5pm- 9pm between May and September.

The dates are:

–      7th of May

–      4th of June

–      2nd July

–      6th August

–      3rd September

Live music will accompany shoppers as they explore the finest local offerings. From Scottish sweets, award-winning honey and wine, artisanal preserves, baked treats, and handmade crafts, this is a showcase of the very best local produce. This year will see the return of the popular butchery and cookery demonstrations, as well as floral workshops at the Garden Shed and engaging talks and demonstrations led by local producers. Furthermore,  The farm shop at Balgove Larder will remain open giving guests the chance to try out various samples.

Some of the vendors joining Balgove this season are Angus-based chocolatiers, Chocolatia and Plump Gourmet Marshmallows; honey producers like Kin Bees, Scottish Bee Company and Webster Honey; and local favourites like Barnett’s Bakery, Growers garden and Wee Knob of Butter. Drink suppliers from the nearby Tayport Distillery and Perth based winery, Cairn o’ Mohr will also be joining.  Other highlights will include food and drink offerings from Scottish Honeyberries Growers,  Little Birdie Coffee Co and  Hungry Squirrel. Additionally, guests can shop creations from local makers like recycled woollen animals from Wooltide, greeting cards from illustrators at  Joy Nevada and   Little Paper Soul, luxury handmade soap from  Oir Soap and more.

Will Docker, founder of Balgove Larder said,

“This year marks a decade of our Night Markets and we’ve put together a programme of truly outstanding vendors. Balgove Larder is all about celebrating the very best of local produce and these events provide a special opportunity to meet and chat to the people behind these outstanding food and drink businesses. This year we’re enabling visitors to explore even more of what we do with new demonstrations and workshops.” 

Founded in 2010, Balgove Larder has become a destination for locals and visitors alike, who are able to shop for artisanal Scottish food and drink from Fife and beyond, including  seasonal produce direct from their own farms and award-winning meat prepared by their team of traditionally skilled butchers. By converting former farm buildings, Balgove Larder has developed The Farm Shop, The Steak Barn, The Butchery, The Garden Shed, The Homestore, The Café and Eat Out on the Strathtyrum Estate.

For more information on Balgove Larder call 01334 898145, email or visit

Balgove Larder is open daily 9am to 5pm. The Steak Barn is open seasonally and does not take bookings.

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