This weekend (31st May and 1st June), London’s iconic Borough Market is showcasing traders and social enterprises who are innovators and disrupters in their field, at its Food Futures Market.
Borough Market has long been committed to working with its traders to identify and support a more sustainable way of shopping and living for its customers. The traders joining the historic Market Hall this weekend highlight the pioneering spirit that Borough Market embraces and supports. These innovators are at the forefront of a new generation of high quality, ethical and environmentally friendly food, drink and household products.
Featured traders for the Food Futures Market include innovative stalls from London based Breadwinners, who provide training and jobs for refugees across their London farmers market stalls and Storimarket, the world’s first farm-to-fork trade platform for smallholder farmers. Storimarket connects ethical and sustainable smallholder farmers and producers in Africa with customers in a way that rewards farmers for producing food that builds their community and cares for the environment. Zero waste, vegan, toxin free cleaning and household products will also be available from Green Boutique.
Sustainable food will be available from Hackney based vegan cheesemongers, I AM NUT OK. Vegan and gluten free nut butters by Jake’s Boost. Raw fermented nut cream cheeses handcrafted in Crystal Palace by Palace Culture. Nutritional and delicious snacks by Oh Lily! made from water lily seeds which have been used for centuries in ayurveda medicine for their nutritional value. Push chocolate, which is vegan and free from dairy, gluten, nuts and refined sugar. BEASTFAST make delicious granola with gluten free oats and free from refined sugar. myTEA is Mighty! make plant based ready meals, free-from gluten, nuts, palm oil and pesticides.
Drink traders include Binary Botanica, whose ground-breaking infusion of hop leaves and wine yeast make a vegan and gluten free ‘table beer’. Mitch’s Kitchen will be providing natural, vegan tea lattes real-brewed with Fairtrade tea leaves and organic ingredients.