The future’s looking brighter for a Norfolk town’s monthly Saturday farmers’ market following a revamp to help bolster visitor numbers.
The layout of the Diss Farmers Market has changed so stalls form a circle around a central space where people can meet to have a chat over a cup of coffee and enjoy free range rare breed pork off a barbecue.
More live music and hot food is also being provided to attract more people.
The town’s deputy mayor, Graham Minshull, has also said he would support a freeze on rental rates the stallholders were paying to the town council when the council debates the annual rent soon.
He said: “It is one of the things we need to promote and it is not going to cost the town council a great deal of money so there is no reason to push the rents up for market traders.
“Let’s keep the rents down and try to attract more people into the town.”
A number of market traders are supporting the campaign, including Karen Nethercott, who runs the Samphire stall selling rare breed free range pork.
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