A delicious Saturday morning jumble of indigenous vegetables, cupcakes and award winning cheeses. You haven’t lived until you taste the sosatie kebabs stuffed into vetkoek fritters.Saturday from 5am to 10am at the Pioneer Open Air Museum, Silverton, Pretoria, Gauteng. Tel: +27 (0)82 416 3900. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2Yeoville African Market
Daily deliveries of aphrodisiac spices, plantain bananas, chikwanga breads. Once you have finished with the food move on to the tailors and get an African outfit made while you wait. Rockey Street Municipal Market, Yeoville, Johannesburg, Gauteng.
3Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market/ Willowbridge Slow Market
Run by the Stellenbosch Slow Food convivium, expect all things natural, fresh, homemade and organic at this ethical eaters outdoor supermarket. Cheeses, baked goods, artisanal charcuterie and Slow wine. Regular seasonal produce festivals keeps the market interesting.
Oude Libertas Estate, Oude Libertas Road, Stellenbosch. Tel: +27 (0) 21 886 8514. Website: www.slowmarket.co.za
4Neighbourgoods Market at the Old Biscuit Mill
Every Saturday super chic Cape Town types come together for cured meats, cool cupcakes, organic vegetables and delicious snacks. Lots of kids, dogs and fashionistas.
Every Saturday from 9am to 14pm. 373 - 375 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town. Tel: +27 (0)84 414 4554. Website: www.neighbourgoodsmarket.co.za.
There's also a Jo'burg edition of the Neighbourgoods Market every Sayurday at the Braamfontein Precinct. Website: www.neighbourgoodsmarket.co.za.
5Shongweni Farmers' & Craft Market
This family friendly market is a Saturday ritual for local foodies. The freshest fruit, most seasonal vegetables and all the coolest artisanal breads, cheeses and preserves are on offer. Saturday 6am until 10.30am, Cnr Alvestone and Kassia Roads, Assagay, KwaZulu-Natal. Tel: +27 (0)31 777 1674. Website: www.shongwenimarket.co.za
6Bryanston Organic & Natural Market
Visit Johannesburg’s oldest and most established organic markets for gluten free bread and goat’s cheeses to pesticide-free, organic produce this is the place to come.
Culcross Rd (off Main Road) Bryanston, Johannesburg, Gauteng. Tel: +27 (0)11 706 3671. Website: www.bryanstonorganicmarket.co.za
7Rondebosch Village Market
Saturday morning hippy chic at its finest. Virtuous vegetables from Cape Flats development projects, sugar free jams, 100% rye breads and back and shoulder massage too. Saturday from 7.30 to 12 noon, St Andrews Rd, Rondebsosch, Cape Town. Tel: +27 (0)21 696 5749.
8Arts on Main Market
A hub of all things delicious, the Arts on Main food and design market is where Jo’burg foodies and fashionistas gather to shop for handmade and organic produce, artisanal bread, raw chocolate and more. Every Sunday, 10am til 3pm at the Arts on Main Maboneng Precinct, between Main and Fox Street, Johannesburg. Website: http://marketonmain.co.za
9Wild Oats Community Farmers’ Market
The ultimate food source for locavores on the Garden Route, the Wild Oats Community Farmers’ Market connects 70 local farmers and producers with consumers looking to reduce their carbon foot print whilst shopping for organic, free range and sustainably grown produce. Every Saturday morning 07.30am to 11.30am. Harkerville, 15km west of Sedgefield on the N2 national road. Tel: +27 (0)44 8831177. Website: www.wildoatsmarket.co.za/
10Rosebank Rooftop Market
Sunday is Rosebank market day. Everything from 100% rye breads to Polish sausages and Thai spring rolls is on offer. The pickle, olive and cheese selection is legendary. Every Sunday from 10am to 15pm. The Mall of Rosebank, Baker St, Rosebank, Johannesburg, Gauteng. Tel: +27 (0)11 442 4488.