It’s a 180-mile round trip to the Market for Sean Hope – a dash down the A1.
There's just the first whiff of Spring on the Market - and it's rather garlicky. The first wild garlic leaves have popped up, although it's still early days.
What should we expect in 2016? The newspapers are stuffed with their predictions for the food year ahead.
I'll grab any excuse for whipping out the tinsel. And this month's trip to the Market certainly fits the bill.
It's the colours of citrus fruit that dazzle at this time of year, as their season shifts up into southern Europe.
The last of the summer's soft fruit decorates a cake celebrating one man's 52-year stint on the Market.
You know autumn is creeping in when the first squashes hit the Market:
Who can help? What's this strange, fuzzy object? It's not often I'm left entirely baffled on Buyers' Walk....