Friday, 29 November 2013

Taste Ayrshire TORE hampers at European conference

Ayrshire food network food offerings  were on display last week at a  European rural development conference  near  Liege  ..They were  noted and  commented  on  most positively by many  of the  180 delegates from 17 countries

where will they go next ?

The aroma of the  Ayrshire roasted #Roundsquare  coffee beans caused quite a stir ;  so too the #Petrie Fine Foods # Christmas pudding which was presented to the organisors ! We look forward to their feedback   

Busy local food weekend to start the festive season in Paisley & Alloway

This weekend sees  the start of the pre Xmas  season. for  serious food   buying (hopefully ).
#Ayrshire food network members will be out in force  at various   key events   including  the# Paisley #farmers' market   Saturday  30th  at the   Cenotaph  in the high street 10.00-14.00 , and # Burns  Birthplace museum #Alloway  #farmers 'market  in doors   on Sunday December  1st   11.00-15.00.

a very wide range of produce  will be available on Saturday  whilst on Sunday there will be an excellent array of festive produce  including #Petrie #Christmas  puddings, cakes and black bun  , Lime tree Larder chocolates  , selected  house plants , organic  #Caurnie soaps,  Dunlop cheeses  ,#Stark rape seed oil ,#Everything chilli  relishes and the wonderful  freshly  locally roasted #Roundsquare   coffee and beans

Both  markets are  very  much worth a visit  easpecially as the  #Taste  Ayrshire#TORE  hamper boxes  will be available to buy  on either  a DIY  basis  or  complete   with selected  local food items or #Burns  related  items   according  to your budgets

we hope to see you there

Friday, 15 November 2013

Ayrshire food network produce in Poland as part of Transnational TORE visit

 Very recently  produce   from  10  Ayrshire  producers was presented  as part of  the TORE (TASTES OF RURAL EUROPE PROJECT)..

They were shown off  near Krakow  in Taste Ayrshire Leader  part funded hampers .

 the reactions  were very positive    and our  Polish hosts  will do doubt very soon provide feedback  after  sampling the food, drink  and festive offerings ?
the  cheeses  were enjoyed  before   dinner !