Selling gifts, homewards and textiles, the market will appeal to Christmas shoppers and locals alike.
Emily Cookson – who owns and manages the kitchen garden on the estate – had the initial idea. Cookson said: “I’m new to business but there are people out there with huge knowledge and experience so I decided to approach Jane and Richard. I didn’t want to make a huge outlay for Christmas stock and then have it left over, so allowing Rutherfords to have a satellite business made perfect business sense.”
Richard Rutherford said: “Businesses that try something new and reach out to a new customer base are the ones who will come out of recession strongest”.