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Artisans and Produces Gourmand Address Guide

Here you will find the address book of the artisans and the producers who you can meet during your visits and walks in Touraine, territory unique for the variety and quality of its products.
To start, the collections timing, in order to choose well in every season what buy and taste.
Then, the list of markets that take place each day of the week in the city area.
Finally, the list of local producers and artisans, grouped by commodity and by region.

The TIMING of COLLECTIONS for each season

SPRING

Vegetables

artichoke, asparagus, beet, carrot (firstling), celery, cauliflower, cucumber (firstling), zucchini (firstling), spinach, fennel, beans (firstling), lattuce, lentils, melon (firstling), turnip, peas, potato(firstling), radish, rhubarb

Fruits

blackcurrant (firstling), cherry, strawberry, raspberry (firstling), currant (firstling), tomato (firstling)

SUMMER

Vegetables

artichoke, aubergine, zucchini, asparagus, beet, carrot, celery, cauliflower, cucumber, spinach, fennel, beans, broccoli, cabbage-turpin, lettuce, lentils, melon, peas, leek, pepper, potato, pumpkin, radish, rhubarb

Fruits

blackcurrant (firstling), cherry, strawberry, raspberry, currant, apricot, quince, blackberry, bluberry, nectarine, nuts, peach, plum, pear, apple, grape, tomato

AUTUMN

Vegetables

artichoke, beet, brocolli, carrot, celery, cabbage-turpin, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, endive, spinach, fennel, lettuce, lentils, turpin, leek, potato, pumpkin, radish, escarole, topinambur

Fruits

quince, fig, walnut, apple, pear, grapes

WINTER

Vegetables

carrot, cabbage-turpin, Brussels sprouts, endive, spinach (firstling), fennel, lentils, turpin, leek, potato, pumpkin, escarole, topinambur

Fruits

chestnuts, medlars

 

The MARKETS during the week: the Towns, the Place, the Times

Monday

Ligueil

place Gambetta

8h – 12h

Tuesday

Saint-Quentin-sur-Indrois

champ de foire

10h – 11h

Bléré

mail Victor Hugo

8h – 13h

Château-Renault

place Jean Jaurès

7h – 13h

Pocé-sur-Cisse

place de la Pharmacie

8h – 12h15

Sain-Martin-le Beau

rue Marcel Habert

9h – 13h

Vouvray

avenue Maginot

8h – 13h

Wednesday

Loches

centre ville et place Verdun

7h – 13h

Chisseaux

place d’Orléans

8h30 – 12h30

Nazelles-Négron

rue du commerce

8h30 – 12h30

Thursday

Chédigny

place de l’Église

9h – 11h

Cormery

place du Mail

8h – 12h30

Le Celle-Saint-Avant

place de la Mairie

9h – 12h

Le Grand-Pressigny

place Maréchal Savoie-Villars

9h – 12h

Loché-sur-Indrois

place de l’Église

8h – 12h30

Manthelan

place Nationale

9h – 13h

Preuilly-sur-Claise

place des halles

8h – 13h

Yzeures-sur-Creuse

place Mado Robin

9h – 12h

Limeray

place du Lavoir

8h – 12h

La Croix-en-Touraine

place de la Libération

8h – 12h30

Montlouis-sur-Loire

place François Mitterrand

8h30 – 12h30

Vernou-sur Brenne

place du Centenaire

7h – 13h

Friday

Abilly

place de l’Église

10h – 13h

Amboise

bord du Loire

8h30 – 13h

Bléré

mail Victor Hugo

13h – 19h

Chanceu-sur-Choisille

place du 11 novembre

14h -19h

Parçay-Meslay

place de l’Église

8h – 13h

Véretz

place Paul Louis Courier

8h -13 h

Vouvray

avenue Maginot

8h – 13h

Saturday

Preully-sur-Claise

place des Halles

8h – 13h

Loches

centre-ville

7h – 13h

Montrésor

les Halles

8h – 13h

Château-Renault

place Gaston Bardet

7h – 13h

Nouzilly

place de la Mairie

8h30 – 13h

Rochecorbon

place de la Mairie

8h – 12h

Sunday

Beaulieu-lès-Loches

mail St Pierre

8h – 13h

Descartes

centre ville

8h – 13h

Reignac-sur-Indre

place du Bourg du Fau

8h – 13h

Amboise

bord du Loire

8h30 – 13h

 

The list of local PRODUCERS and ARTISANS, grouped by commodity and by region

producers of fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, spices, juices

LOCHES
Beaulieu-lès-Loches earl Tarnier vegetables
Loches gaec Saint Paul vegetables and mushrooms BIO
St-Quentin-sur-Indrois amap de la Poterie vegetables BIO
TOURAINE du SUD
Betz-le-Château M. Joubert Philippe lentils BIO
Bossay-sur-Claise Les Jardins Vergers vegetables, apples, juice BIO
Chambon les Verges de la Garenne fruits
LIGUEIL
Bossée les Délices d’Agnès vegetables
Ligueil esat Foyer de Cluny vegetables
le Piment Vert vegetables, aromatich herbs
MONTLOUIS-sur-LOIRE
La-Ville-aux-Dames le Biotope vegetables
Montlouis-sur-Loire Martial Mignot vegetables
VOUVRAY
Parçay-Meslay les Jardins de Meslay vegetables, fruits and juice
Chançay Chavigny-Macheroux vegetables BIO
Vernou-sur-Brenne les Belles de Touraine fruits and juice
AMBOISE
Limeray Marc Guyen vegetables BIO
Montreuil-en-Touraine les Jardins de Contrat vegetables
Nazelles-Négron gaec Villefrault apple and juice BIO

milk and milk products

LOCHES
Beaulieu-lès-Loches earl Champion goat cheese
Chédigny Fierbois Tradition yoghurt
Dolus-le-Sec Barreau B & F goat and milk cheese
Perruson gaec Froidevaux Cornuet goat cheese
Saint-Hippolyte les Chèvres du Cosson cheeses
Verneuil-sur-Indre coopérative laitière cheese, milk, butter
TOURAINE du SUD
Abilly scea la Boite à Fromages cheese
Betz-le-Château earl Joubert goat cheese BIO
M. Freval goat cheese
Bossay-sur-Claise earl le Blanc Cabri goat and sheep cheese
Le Grand-Pressigny gaec Lait Grand Cru yoghurt, cream, cheese
Le Petit-Pressigny gaec Limouzin Frères goat cheese and milk
Neuilly-le-Brignon snc Fromagerie Maurice cheeses and milk dessert
LIGUEIL
Bournan Biquettes des Bruyères goat cheese BIO
Cussay gaec du Souheil goat cheese
La Chapelle-Blanche-St-Martin M. Gervais goat cheese
Ligueil les Pampilles de l’Oisellière goat cheese
Manthelan M. Suchu goat cheese
Sepmes le Cabri au Lait goat cheese and jam milk
MONTRÉSOR
Beaumont-Village earl de la Duterie cow cheese and jam milk
Nouans-les-Fontaines la Ferme des Croq’Epines goat cheese BIO
BLÉRÉ
Epeigné-les-Bois Schneider goat cheese
VOUVRAY
Monnaie La Lyonnière cheese, yoghurt, milk
AMBOISE
Montreuil-en-Touraine Daguet cheese, milk, butter, yoghurt
Neuillé-le-Lierre Bodet goat cheese
Pocé-sur-Cisse Berneux goat cheese
CHÂTEAU-RENAULT
Les Hermites La ferme aux Oiseaux goat cheese

 

bakery, pastry, chocolate, candy stores

LOCHES
Chambours-sur-Indre Dreux
Cormery Aux Véritables Macarons de l’Abbey de Cormery
Aux Vrais Macarons Debaud
Loches earl Vert Colza bread to the farm
La Parisienne
La Poolish
Sommier
Verneuil-sur-Indre Launay
TOURAINE du SUD
Betz-le-Château Boireau
Descartes Barreau
Brault
Caumont
Grangerau
Le Grand-Pressigny Boulangerie Pressignoise
Preully-sur-Claise Merle
Yzeures-sur-Creuse Brunet
LIGUEIL
Draché le Bonne Fournée
Sepmes Deletang
MONTRÉSOR
Genillé Ricaud
Le Liège la Gourmandise Liégeoise
Montrésor Beaugrand
BLÉRÉ
Saint-Martin-le-Beau La ronde des Pains
Aux délices de St Martin
Civray-de-Touraine Dumoulin
La Croix-en-Touraine Eminico
Courçay Lecomte
Bléré Lavallee
MONTLOUIS-sur-LOIRE
La-Ville-aux-Dames Chenevotot
Larçay Guillaume Anatole
Véretz Au Plaisir Gourmand
Montlouis-sur-Loire Aux Pains Gourmands
Marie-Thé Sevin
VOUVRAY
Monnaie le Panetier Gourmand
Rochecorbon Desiles
Roy
Vernou-sur-Brenne Martin
Vouvray Riviero
AMBOISE
Chargé la Chocolaterie Gourmande
Amboise Bertin
Boulay
Bigot
Au rendez-vous des Mignardises
Neuillé-le-Lierre Courtois
St-Ouen-les-Vignes Embruns sucrés
Jacqueau
Délices de Fanfan
CHÂTEAU-RENAULT
Château-Renault Brault
Aux Délices de Pierre
Remy et Michiko
Villedômer Sidaine

 

farmer of poultry, cattle, pigs and other animals

LOCHES
Bridoré earl de la Cocanderie heifer
Mouzay earl Dufour duck
Saint Senoch la Ferme des Bouquets poultry
TOURAINE du SUD
Abilly Ferme du Bois Meslin rabbits, poultry
scea La Boîte à Fromages lamb, goat
Betz-le-Château Galland poultry, pigs
earl Guillemain beef
gaec La Faisanderie beef, calf
Bossay-sur-Claise les Jardins Vergers poultry
Charnizay earl Robert manzo
Descartes earl La Gauloise Dorée duck, poultry
earl La Glanchère calf
Ferrière-lançon Pawula poultry
La Celle-Guenand earl de Civray, Maison Perrin duck
Le Petit-Pressigny earl La Chevronnière pigs, heifer
LIGUEIL
La Chapelle-Blanche-St-Martin Zamolo calf, cow, heifer
Ligueil esat Foyer de Cluny poultry
MONTRÉSOR
Beaumont-Village Abeilles et Cervidés deer
Genillé Bonvalet poultry
BLÉRÉ
Athée-sur-Cher Gougeon poultry, rabbits
VOUVRAY
Reugny Brossillon – Laine beef, calf
AMBOISE
Limeray Guichard poultry, duck, turkey
Noizay Lelievre beef, pigs
Pocé-sur-Cisse Ferme du Prieuré poultry, duck
CHÂTEAU-RENAULT
Les Hermites Naudin beef, calf
Saunay Subileau pigs, lamb
Autrèche La réserve de Beaumarchais ostrich, bison, deer, boar

 

other produces (flours, cereals, oils, honey, canned, vinegar, beer, fish)

LOCHES
Bridoré earl de la Cocanderie flours
Cormery Brasserie de l’Aurore craft beers, beer vinegar
Dolus-le-Sec earl Desforges sunflower and rapeseed oils
Loches earl Vert Colza complet cereals flours BIO
TOURAINE du SUD
Abilly M. Pichon distilled spirits
Betz-le-Château earl Joubert rapeseed oils
M. Joubert flours, sunflower and rapeseed oils
Descartes earl La Glanchère hemp oil, spelt BIO
Saint-Flovier earl de Sainte Julitte fish
LIGUEIL
Bossée les Délices d’Agnès vinegar
Draché earl Fontaine jams and jellies
Sepmes les Verges de la Manse juice, jams , jellies, vinegar
MONTRÉSOR
Beaumont-Village Abeilles et Cervidés jams, honey
Nouans-les-Fontaines gaec Des Hauts Bourdiers rapeseed oil, wheat flour BIO
BLÉRÉ
Athée-sur-Cher Busson treats with honey
Céré-la-Ronde Brasserie de la Pigeonnelle craft beers
MONTLOUIS-sur-LOIRE
Azay-sur-Cher Viau hive products
VOUVRAY
Cançay Chavigny-Macheroux cereals, peas BIO
AMBOISE
Cangey Domaine de la Bastrie derivatives of the duck
CHÂTEAU-RENAULT
Saunay Piger cereals, oils