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#6 Fresh food at Leeds Market

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Taking on Leeds biggest market was no easy task – but we headed there last week to see what was on offer and what makes this place so special to the people of Leeds and the rest of Yorkshire.
Taking a Leeds insiders view on the best in local, we decided a visit to the market would be a great start to showcase the best in Leeds food and regionally sourced produce. Arriving at Leeds Train Station we took the short walk across to Leeds Kirkgate Market to sample what might be on offer. The first experience with a market like this one is the immediate arousal of the senses; noises, sights and smells are in delightful abundance.
We made our way through the rows of flowers, independent traders and busy stall holders to the butchers and fishmongers. The neat and precise arrangement of mackerel to monkfish and king prawns to mussels made a for an impressive sight and head turner for anyone coming into the market. We spoke with the incredibly dedicated and friendly S.Myers who explained to us tha…