Farmers’ Market Thursday 1st August – It’s All About Taste

Alice Walters, of the famous Chez Panisse in Berkeley California, had her “epiphany” moment in Brittany some 50 years ago when she ate a meal in a simple restaurant and wondered why everything tasted so delicious. Everything came from the local market that morning. Back home she couldn’t create that taste until she searched out vegetables, fruits, fish and meat direct from the producer. Based on local, fresh and mostly organic, she set up one of the most successful restaurants in San Francisco.

In Ledbury, you don’t have to go out to find local producers!

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Thanks for making this year’s Ledbury Celebration so special!

Summer smiled on this year’s Ledbury Celebration – a special day featuring a food and drink market, musical and poetic plus Ledbury’s Heritage Buildings, all centred in historic St Katherine’s on the last day of the Ledbury Poetry Festival.

The new venue in St Katherine’s car park proved a perfect amphitheatre for music and poetry and the horseshoe lay out for market stalls created a warm friendly atmosphere. All the food and drink stalls featuring a fine array of local produce sold well, and many sold out. Continue reading “Thanks for making this year’s Ledbury Celebration so special!”

New Ledbury Evening Farmers’ Market is a success

Ledbury’s new Evening Farmers’ Market was successfully launched by Ledbury Food Group in association with The Barn, Ledbury last Thursday (4th July).

Twelve local food producers joined in this exciting new venture which was very well supported by some ardent market goers. On offer were fresh beef and lamb, local cheese, freshly raised pies, vegetables, preserves, chillies, cakes and food to eat “on the go”. All the fresh foods on offer sold out, some in less than 30 minutes. To add to the feast, local musicians provided entertainment. Continue reading “New Ledbury Evening Farmers’ Market is a success”

An Invitation to Ledbury’s First Evening Farmers Market on Thursday 4th July

The Ledbury Food Group would like to invite you to join us at the launch of our Thursday Evening Farmers’ market on 4th July from 6 to 8 pm at The Barn, St Katherine’s. This week! The bar will be open till late and there will be live music.

You can try some unusual and delicious foods: vegetarian Gloucester cheeses – young and aged, Michelin-starred baking, pasture-fed lamb, bhajis and pakoras and much more. Hot food will also be available. Buy to take home for the evening, stock up for the weekend or just nibble your goodies from the market during the evening. Continue reading “An Invitation to Ledbury’s First Evening Farmers Market on Thursday 4th July”

Ledbury Celebration details now available for our 14th July event

Ledbury Food Group working with Ledbury Fringe, Ledbury Poetry Festival, and Ledbury Town Council bring you the best of local food and drink, accompanied by a feast of music and poetry by Ledbury’s historic Master’s House in St Katherine’s car park.

The event is on Sunday 14th July from 11am to 5pm with entertainment from 12 pm. Continue reading “Ledbury Celebration details now available for our 14th July event”

New Ledbury Evening Farmers’ Market Starting 4th July

Ledbury Food Group is launching a new Thursday Evening Farmers’ Market with a difference at The Barn in St Katherine’s on Thursday 4th July. The Market will run monthly on the first Thursday of each month, from 6 to 8pm.

Fran Robinson told people about local farmers’ markets on Ledbury Community Day

There will be a bar – open until late, music and snacks to eat-in as well as provisions to take home. Stalls on 4th July will include freshly harvested organic vegetables, cakes and savoury pastries baked on the day, meats prepared specially for this market, charcuterie, pork pies, cheeses, chilli products, jams/chutneys, raw milk and ready meals. Continue reading “New Ledbury Evening Farmers’ Market Starting 4th July”