Finally checked out the Farmers’ Market at Kranji this weekend! The journey to the other end of Singapore (Eastie ‘ere) was a painful one, but thankfully we had friends who picked us up from the station. You can catch a shuttle bus from Kranji MRT, otherwise it’s a 10 minute drive away. I’d recommend going with a friend with a car… you’re going to be doing a lot of grocery shopping.
The market was what I imagined last year’s failure of a Cafe Fest should have been like. There were no excessively long queues even though every stall was unique to their own specialities, and nothing felt overpriced. And that says something coming from a Budget Queen like myself.
I especially loved the little tapas samples of mushroom and spinach stir-fry. While most stalls were quite “hip” with cold-pressed juices, homemade jam and artisanal ice cream, there were a handful of organically-grown produce for sale and sampling.
Mmmmm. The crispy pork for $5 a pop (tupperware on the side for reference) saw the longest queue and understandably so. I mean, massive slabs of pork were just sitting in 3 big ovens waiting to be devoured!
Yup, the market is 100% dog-friendly.
Right at the end of the market is a greenhouse area with potted plants and flowers of all types and sizes. You can pick up a couple of these beauties alongside your food haul.
The markets happens only a few times a year and sadly, this was the last one of 2015. I’m keeping my eyes out for the first one come 2016.
Kranji Countryside Farmers’ Market
Nearest MRT: Kranji
$3 shuttle service available