A History of Chichester's markets and food
This years Chichester Local Food Fare, took on a historical theme and visitors were able to discover what the Chichester residents of days gone by were eating. Residents of Chichester have been purchasing food from markets since the 9th Century. Over the years, the markets expanded with live animal markets and corn markets being introduced.
Please have a look at the timeline we have put together showing the events dating back to 43AD for Chichester market and how food has developed.
There are also a variety of recipes from different eras in history for you to try making at home.