Thursday, 27 March 2014

Ayrshire short local supply chain foods at Kilmarnock #Taste Ayrshire food fair Sunday March 30th

With the  latest confirmations  now  in, the line up is truly impressive food type wise .

Come  and hear the stories behind the foods ,let the food itself , the samplings  and cookery  demonstrations do the talking ... before you  buy  these quality great value foods  

thereby supporting the local economy  and helping develop   shorter, environmental  friendly lower food miles supply networks

the range on offer will include ( subject to availability on the day )

Seafood , fresh and smoked fish; rare breeds meats, sausages and pies; .highland beef ,free range chicken  and bacon; gluten free& vegetarian  savoury foods  &cakes;  chilli relishes ;confectionery ; flavoured   waxed cheeses ; cow and goats cheeses ,non homogenised milk;  balsamic dressings ;  the freshest of  local seasonal vegetables ; Scotch eggs  ; rapeseed oils; local blossom and heather  honey ; hen ,duck ,quail and goose eggs ;  ice creams; Ballantrae community group ,Ayrshire farmers markets ; micro  brewery  beer ;  locally roasted  coffees; The  Cook School demonstrations, food to go  etc etc .

so  there are  many reasons to schedule  or reschedule your day  to   allow  for  an enjoyable visit

all part of a joyous  Mother's Day  Festivities

location Centrestage  ,11-13  James Little  street  Kilmarnock   KA14AT

Timing 10.00 -16.00  Free entry  to this innovative indoor event  ,which will also have   life entertainment

NB  Don't  forget  The  clocks go forward on Saturday  night   so it will be officially British  summer time !!

Hope to see you there                                                                                                    ,

Monday, 24 March 2014

Taste Ayrshire Food Festival Producers Market Kilmarnock March 30th

Bring the whole family  for a  fun day out  at#Taste Ayrshire's local producer market !

Meet  the people  behind the produce, enjoy cookery demonstrations  and live entertainment , while having an opportunity  to  sample and buy    locally    produced  food and drink . This helps the local rural economy

25 producers /organisations   are  expected  to be represented so you will have a wide choice  of  suppliers& types of food  ,including gluten free, to choose from .Learn about  healthy  eating initiatives .. as well as enjoying exciting  food to go

As part of Mothers' Day  celebrations   it should be a  joyous occasion   so  why not organise your day  to include this innovative fun event

Inside  at  the exiting Centrestage facility   11-13 James Little Street,Kilmarnock  KA14AT,

Timing  is from 10.00--16.00    entry is free

We look forward to welcoming you

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Springtime farmers' market in Kilwinning Sat 22nd March

 Whilst  we  may not  have  that  real  spring  weather  yet , you are  warmly invited  to the  quarterly   farmers' market in Kilwinning   main street this  Saturday  March 22nd   timing   10.00-14.00..

With   a good array  of local Ayrshire food and drink expected ,  you will have  a  varied choice  ranging from rare breeds  meats  and bacon , Ayr   micro brewery ales , highland beef, pies , chicken , vegetarian and gluten free savouries   and cakes , flavoured  cheeses,  confectionery , clootie dumplings , ice creams,  chutneys,  jams, chocolates  for Easter,  chilli  relishes,  Dunlop  cheeses   both cow and goats milk, non homogenised milk , rapeseed oil, local blossom and heather honey,  free range , hen ,duck  and goose eggs ,early spring  seasonal  vegetables  plants  and  spring  bulbs plus  organic soap and shampoos..

there will also be a  free balloon artist  for the family visitors and  the Promoting   Kilwinning group

So come on down   but  dress warmly! is still March after all

 for  a preview  of some of the stallholders    check out the video on You Tube

you will  be very welcome