Friday, 21 June 2013

Ayrshire local food double header for the weekend 22-23 June

There are two  great opportunities this weekend to engage  with  real local  seasonal food  this coming weekend .Saturday  22nd 10.00 -14.00 at Main  Street Kilwinning --18 producers  will be represented at the quarterly farmers market   post code KA136AA ...with facepainting  ,food to go  ,and charity fundraising ......ignore any rain  and   do come on down   ......find out the stories behind the food .

On Sunday  23rd at  the wonderful  Culzean Estate & Country Park   there is  the much heralded Best of Ayrshire  Celebration..farming food and the environment  fun event  .Certainly  a family occasion  11.00-16.00

The stars will  be the  milking cows , plus the  food  producer  areas where under the banners of Slow Food  ,Taste  Ayrshire, The Ayrshire Food Network  ,and The  Ayrshire Bed  and Breakfast  Association  you will find producers and providers  really interested  and committed   to seasonal local produce

There will be  hot food to go ,traditional Scottish recipes with  amodern twist  ,farmhouse ice cream, rare breeds meats,local rapeseed oil ,free range eggs ,honey,gluten free savouries , and cakes,  local farmhouse cheeses , seasonal very local vegetables ! & soft fruits , chilli relishes plus local CAMRA  award winning micro brewery  ales   whisky products  & experiences

we hope to see you  at one of these exciting events  

Friday, 14 June 2013

June new season local produce at kilmarnock farmers' market

With it being mid June,is  good to know that finally new season local potatoes and other  vegetables are coming available .If you are looking  also  for quality meats and pies  plus soups, chutneys,chicken, free range  hen and duck eggs ,  honey  ,chocolates , sourdough breads ,confections , waxed cheeses,clootie dumpling,traditional baking ,gluten free savouries  and cakes ,local cow and goats cheeses, non homogenised mik you will be in the right place !  Add in organic soap  , CAMRA  award winning micro brewery ales   and fair trade produce  and you can be sure  of   a good  local sourcing point  of provenanced food for Fathers' Day food

location the Cross Kilmarnock  post code KA11LR    timing 09.00-13.00    Do bring your cool bag

you are  assured  of  a warm welcome  for the  stallholders

Saturday, 8 June 2013

Fresh local Ayrshire food at Largs Yacht Haven today

 Local  fresh food ?  sunshine  ..seashore ? come to Largs  yacht haven  farmers' market  this Sunday 10.00-14.00  to sample  and  buy from  the  15 producers represented..  Ayrshire  farmers' market  market   cooperative  for  genuine  local food     we hope to see you there ..please remember to bring your cool bag !