Oakwood Farmers' Market and Roundhay Environmental Action Project (REAP) News

December 2019 Oakwood Farmers’ Market

This Saturday 21st December, 9-12:30pm
at Oakwood Clock come and celebrate the start of Christmas with the joy of good food, coffee, grocery shopping
 the great Farmers' Market community spirit

Christmas Carols under the Christmas tree.
The market runs once a month, follow the link to the REAP Farmers' Market web page for details of our regular stall holders who offer:

  • meat joints, burgers, chicken, bacon, pies and highland beef
  • fresh fish, eggs, cheese, butter and rape seed oil and honey
  • plants, flowers, fruit and vegetables.
  • soups, sauces and fruit juice.
  • bread, patisseries and pastries
  • Italian home made donuts and cannelloni
  • gluten free pastries
  • fresh parathas, chutneys, pakora, samosas
  • fresh coffee to drink now and to take away

Remember everything is produced locally and is fresh, organic, seasonal and/or free range. 

We have six Guest Stalls this month:

Candied Peel Cakes
Welcome to The Candied Peel Cake Co, we specialise in handcrafted fruit cakes, mini cake loaves, traybakes & scones for all occasions.

Nomadic Beers
Based in Sheepscar, Nomadic Beers is a producer of tasty, quality, vegan and vegetarian friendly ales.

Yorkshire Chocolatier
All the chocolates are made from home and the range is constantly being updated

The Holy Smokery
 The smokehouse is based at Kilnsey Park Estate in the Yorkshire Dales. Creating and making premium, smoked artisanal food products.

Other Guest Stalls are

Northern Greens

Willow Wreaths

This is a community run market, not for profit.

 Roundhay declares a Climate Emergency
Leeds City Council declared a Climate Emergency in March 2019.   

In response to this the REAP stall will continue to encourage people to sign up for carbon reduction pledges for the Climate Emergency in Roundhay.  ( Pat/Helen - is this OK?  Will there be more footprints etc for people to take next time?)


REAP Gardening Group  

Seasons Greetings from the REAP Gardening Group. They will be back again in February. 


 The Big Banana Garden

  The Banana Garden has been put to sleep for the winter. It has been 'scythed' down to give room for new plants to grow

You can still pick up a REAP lidded reusable bamboo cup
 for the subsidised price of £3.00



Community Stalls
This month will be

Friends of Roundhay Park
Who will be selling their beautiful Roundhay Park 2020 Calendar. A great present for Christmas.

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Clinical Research Facility
Will be promoting their work in Clinical Research and explaining what they do and why it is important.

  The dates for the market are here.

Every 3rd Saturday


Dates for your diary
Oakwood Cinema

Oakwood has a not-for-profit cinema run by volunteers. Selling great ice cream, popcorn and refreshments at affordable prices. There’s also a fully licensed bar and you can take your drinks into the auditorium.
Next film on Sat 21st December is


Events in Roundhay Park*
Once again, thanks to the Friends of Roundhay Park for this monthly round-up of events in the park.
  • Free Tennis Coaching (from age 5 to adults), tennis courts, last Saturday in the month, 2-4 pm.
  • Leeds Rowing Club, Waterloo Lake, weekend mornings
  • British Military Fitness Training, meet at Princes Avenue Car Park, Monday and Wednesday evenings, Friday and Saturday mornings
  • outFIT Fitness Training, meet at the Lakeside Cafe Car Park, Monday and Wednesday evenings, Saturday mornings
  • Roundhay parkrun (free, timed 5 Km, on Saturdays at 9 am), meet at the bandstand at the top of the Carriage Ride from 8:45. To be timed, register online at
  • Carnegie Brazilian Soccer Schools, on Soldiers' Field between Old Park Road and Princes Avenue, Saturday mornings
  • Roundhay Runners, meet at Princes Avenue car park, Thursday evenings at 7pm
  • Leeds Cycling Campaign - All the rides are sociable and supportive, aiming to get folk into cycling or helping people return to cycling. Easy and easy plus rides on Saturday morning 14-22 miles. Easy plus to Intermediate rides on Tuesday mornings 22-35 miles. Intermediate to Long rides on Sundays  35-80 miles.
To receive the monthly round-up of events that John Ferguson compiles for FoRP, contact:
The REAP eBulletin is produced by Judy Summerhill and Nick Claiden for REAP members and anyone else interested in local, community and environmental issues in Roundhay and more widely.

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*These events are not organised by REAP
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