Tom Moggach's blog

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [APR]

It was a shock to walk down the Buyer's Walk this month. Spring brings a sudden lift in atmosphere. There's a lovely buzz of anticipation as the produce starts to roll in.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [MAR]

It's been the wettest winter since records began, but that's not dented the spirits of grocers like Barry Wadsworth.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [FEB]

It's hard to feel romantic after this month's rain and gales. Aside from pallets of strawberries, you won't find much evidence of Valentine's Day here.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [JAN]

So why do oranges blush? Don't worry – this is not a joke from a Christmas cracker.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [DEC]

A trip to the Market always makes me hungry. But when I spotted this mysterious message below, I became ravenous.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [NOV]

My monthly job is to chronicle what's in season in the Market with my pen and camera.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [OCT]

Obsessions can grip us all, as this photo shows – a keen amateur grower who is hooked on growing squash. He's even decorated his barn roof with the beauties.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [SEP]

For this month only, imagine a Neil Young soundtrack (with volume cranked up) alongside the words of your market report.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [AUG]

Here on the Market, every month brings its share of seasonal delights. But this August offers the most elusive sight of all – the lads in their summer outfits.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [JUL]

The first chunk of July is the best time on the Market, stuffed with colour and British produce.