Local Food Update from Ledbury Food Group

Local food markets this weekend (21-22nd March)

Friday 20th March

Ledbury Country Market – Burgage Hall, Church Lane, Ledbury – 8.30am to 1pm

Ledbury Country Market is a true co-operative run by members and volunteers selling homemade, home grown and handmade local produce by local people for the local community. http://www.ledburycountrymarket.co.uk

Newent Friday Market – Memorial Hall, Newent – morning

The Market advises: “Due to the current situation we have taken the following measures to keep both our customers and stallholders safe and well whilst continuing to offer a service.

This Friday, Market WILL be open for FOOD stalls only. We will take our customers contact details and provide them with relevant stallholders details for the weeks ahead to enable them to place orders.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will offer either a Friday morning appointment collection service or a Friday morning delivery service depending on the most appropriate at the time. We will post updates on Facebook as we receive further information.”

Saturday 21st March

Bosbury Farmers Market – is cancelled

Great Malvern Farmers Market – is cancelled

Ongoing – For those within 5 miles of Ledbury who have to self-isolate.

Gurneys Butchers and Mark Jenkins Greengrocer offer a timed delivery service on phoned orders.  Contact Gurneys at 01531 633637 and Mark Jenkins at 01531 632537 for details.

Contact us at 01531 633637 or ask@ledburyfoodgroup.org

Full details of the Ledbury Big Breakfast now available

Trumpet Corner Tea Room 2019

Join us for Ledbury’s Celebration of Breakfast over the weekend of Friday 31st January, Saturday 1st February and Sunday 2nd February – the 8th Ledbury Big Breakfast.

19 local venues in and around Ledbury are taking part on one or more days in this event organised by Ledbury Food Group to celebrate our local food and drink producers and retailers and a healthy breakfast. The event takes place at cafes, pubs, hotels, butchers and delis in and around Ledbury.

Again there is lots of choice from the lightest to the heaviest breakfast including eggs in all ways, a breakfast stack, a “fruity oat jar”, homemade baked beans, haddock with muffins, avocado and bacon, cider sausages with trimmings, breakfast baps, marshmallow pancakes, kedgeree, celeriac rosti, a vegan fry-up and locally produced charcuterie. Continue reading “Full details of the Ledbury Big Breakfast now available”

Ledbury Evening Market celebrates Christmas

Ledbury’s new Evening Farmer’s Market ends 2019 with a special Christmas market on Thursday 5th December from 6 to 8pm at the Barn, St Katherine’s, on same night as Ledbury’s Shops Late Night Opening.

As well as the regular stalls, special treats on sale will include chocolates, marshmallows, empanadas, Juneberry Liqueur and a “community” stall with “Big Apple Cider Vinegar” and “Ledbury Heritage Centre” Quince and Medlar Jelly, plus mulled wine and cider too! We will be singing carols at 6.30 and 7pm. Continue reading “Ledbury Evening Market celebrates Christmas”

Ciderlands – Celebrating our Local Cider Heritage

The band’s booked, the pizza’s on order, there’s more than 50 ciders on offer from a dozen different regions – put the date in your diary. On 11th October, Ciderlands @ Museum of Cider is Go!

This festival event open to all – and essential if you appreciate good cider – will show off the museum and its facilities including its latest exhibition “The Art of Women in Cider”.

Cider will be available at the Three Counties Cider Bar with more than 50 ciders on offer from around the world, plus pizza and music from Whose Hands Are These. Continue reading “Ciderlands – Celebrating our Local Cider Heritage”

Big Apple Harvestime – we’re 30 years old! 12th and 13th October 2019

The Big Apple is a community event celebrating apples and orchards and how they have shaped the picturesque Herefordshire countryside. This Harvestime 2019 marks our 30th Anniversary, so come and join our celebrations!

Each of the nine venues in and around Much Marcle allows you to learn, taste and enjoy! Continue reading “Big Apple Harvestime – we’re 30 years old! 12th and 13th October 2019”

Evening Farmers Market in Ledbury takes off

The next Ledbury Evening Farmers Market will take place at The Barn, St Katherine’s (by the Library) from 6 to 8 pm on Thursday 5th September, organised by Ledbury Food Group.

Fast becoming a go-to food destination for local food, this monthly market champions local farmers and artisan producers. It is a place to meet friends, get something to fresh and delicious to eat after work and be inspired to buy something to cook at home. Continue reading “Evening Farmers Market in Ledbury takes off”