The Ledbury Big Breakfast is only a week away – latest news

Llandinabo Farm Shop James Bodenham & Bill the Bell with winning sausages P1000685.640x480 90pcLedbury and district food shops, cafes, hotels and pubs are getting ready for the Ledbury Big Breakfast.

Visit Llandinabo Farm Shop, Homend or Caffè No 21, High Street to pick up an entry form for their competition to design a new breakfast sausage.  Entries need to be in before 25th January.  The new sausage will made in time to be available to buy to take home at Llandinabo, or savour at Caffè No 21 during the Big Breakfast. Continue reading “The Ledbury Big Breakfast is only a week away – latest news”

The 5th Ledbury Big Breakfast is coming – 27th, 28th, and 29th January 2017

Breakfast Strata at the Market House Cafe
Market House Cafe 2016

Join us to celebrate this now traditional and popular event in the Ledbury calendar over the last weekend of January 2017.

Food shops, butchers, cafes, and hotels in and around Ledbury will be offering all kinds of food to celebrate that most important of meals – breakfast, and what we at the Ledbury Food Group consider important – good locally produced food and drink. Continue reading “The 5th Ledbury Big Breakfast is coming – 27th, 28th, and 29th January 2017”

Big Apple Harvestime celebrations 8th and 9th October 2016 in and around Much Marcle

BigAppleLogoThis year’s celebration of English apples, orchards and cider will be based on eight venues in and around Much Marcle.  For an afternoon, a day or a full weekend – the Big Apple is a special opportunity to enjoy the autumn countryside on the Marcle Ridge.  Laurie Lee first described cider as ‘Golden Fire’ and cidermaking will be in full swing for our local producers, each with their own style, scale and method of production. There will be plenty of opportunities to see cider fruit and perry pears being grown, milled and pressed in different orchard settings, at Woodredding, Avenue Cottage, Westons, Gregg’s Pit and even a travelling horse-drawn press which will be making a visit to Awnells Farm.  Continue reading “Big Apple Harvestime celebrations 8th and 9th October 2016 in and around Much Marcle”

Nestfest – food and drink fair – Saturday 20th August

TheNest-chickenOur friends The Nest at Little Verzons Farm near Ledbury are again putting on their own food and drink fair, with many local producers joining the event.

On offer will be fresh local fruit, cheese, granolas, preserves, chutneys, fudge, sauces and, of course, scotch eggs.  Local beer and cider producers will tempt you with their special brews, and there will be plenty of local food on offer for those who are looking for a brunch, lunch or bite to eat.  Plus you can book with the Nest in advance for an Indian Cookery workshop. Continue reading “Nestfest – food and drink fair – Saturday 20th August”

Milk Matters – What’s happened to our Milk?

What are the differences between the milk we buy at the supermarket and real milk?

Why do these differences exist and what are the health implications?

You are invited to join local author Rob Elliott and Sally Dean for another talk and discussion evening, this time to explore why milk is not like it used be. The evening is hosted by the Ledbury Library Development Group. John Barron, a local producer of scrumptious Jersey milk, will join us. You will have an opportunity to sample John’s milk and discover the true taste of milk as it used to be. Continue reading “Milk Matters – What’s happened to our Milk?”