Trader Profile-The Spice Sultan

After an unseasonally balmy few weeks, it’s finally feeling more like winter… We’re dreaming about warming curries on this damp Wednesday in November! We caught up with David, founder of The Spice Sultan to find out what inspired his culinary adventures. Tell us a bit about you and your business. Having worked as a chef […]

Trader Profile-Apostle

We’re rapidly approaching our final market of 2022, so over the next couple of weeks we’ll be bringing you lots of gift ideas for all budgets via our Trader Profiles. We absolutely love to know a bit more about how and why our wonderful traders got in to doing what they do, and we hope […]

Trader Profile-Musee Roo

Halloween is out of the way and we’re headlong into *Christmas* prep – yikes! If you’re on the hunt for something utterly beautiful for a loved one, or for self-gifting – look no further… We adore Musée Roo’s historically-inspired jewellery, and she’s building an incredible following – even A-list celebs! Read on for the beautiful […]

It’s the penultimate edition of The Frome Independent this year

The nights are drawing in, Bonfire Night is just around the corner, we’ve dusted off our thermals and are layering up to keep cosy! Pumpkins, toffee apples and fireworks aside, present buying season is rapidly approaching, so why not head along to The Frome Independent on Sunday 6th November to get organised early? Lots of […]

Trader Profile-Puro Ceramics

As we mark the end of harvest season and move into the darker half of the year, we’re turning our thoughts to lighting the fire, getting cosy and enjoying beautiful things around us in our homes. We caught up with Fabio, the founder of Puro, who creates sumptuous ceramics inspired by nature. With collections such […]

Trader Profile-Twofold Print Studio

We’re starting to think about the big ‘C’ that’s only 60 days away (yikes!) so for a truly awesome, memorable gift for anyone who’s into music, pop art and glorious technicolour look no further than Phoebe Phillips’ Twofold Print Studio where you’ll find hand printed creations to suit a variety of budgets. We recently spoke […]

Trader Profile-Hunter and Collector

We recently had the pleasure of catching up with one of The Frome Independent’s longest-standing traders – Tess from Hunter + Collector  – you can find Hunter + Collector on Market Place in our Designer Maker section on market days. Read on for more about what makes Tess tick! Tell us a bit about you […]

Trader Profile-Bohobo Aromatherapies

As the seasons shift and nights draw in, here at TFI HQ we are enormous fans of Bohobo Aromatherapies for creating the cosiest and calming of atmospheres with their incredible products. If you haven’t already, we’d urge you to hunt them down at the next edition of The Frome Independent – their smells are truly […]

Trader Profile-Worley’s Cider

Apple Day is only 3 weeks away, and we all know that Somerset Cider is THE BEST, so we caught up with Neil Worley, one of our longest standing traders to find out more about what makes him tick – read on for more from Worley’s Cider… Tell us a bit about you and your […]

Trader Profile-Hakko House

Our final Trader Profile for this foodie-themed feature is Frome’s own Hakkō House!   Tell us a bit about you and your business  Hey, we’re Renata and James, and we run Hakkō House. Hakkō House was born in Frome in August 2021 from a passion for authentic Japanese food, always made with love, care, only the […]