Monday, 21 April 2014

Ballantrae farmers' market Sunday 27th April ..the place to be !

The  2014  series  of farmers' markets at Craigie  Mains  garden centre  Ballantrae  is reopening   this coming Sunday   27th  April    timing 11.00-15.00..

. Several  members   of the Ayrshire food network    are directly  or indirectly  involved , including  Dalduff farm , Nethergate Larder , GC  growers with  the freshest vegetables  ,Corrie Mains Eggs , Everything  Chilli, Dunlop Dairy,  Barwheys ,Grants  of Prestwick, Arran cheeses,  plus  other local  suppliers of  baking ,fish ,  free range  chickens ,herbs and   spices  etc  . plus  food  demonstrations and   information

All produce offered subject to availability  on the day

In conjunction  with the Community  information centre  and  cafeteria  at the garden centre itself, plus  Ballantrae  being the gateway to the Biosphere ..certainly worthy of  a springtime outing

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Slow Food Supper - West of Scotland at Dunlop supported by members of Ayrshire Food Network

 Monday   7th  April will  see  a very  special  artisan  food supper  being held at Dunlop  Village Hall.
Organised  by the West of Scotland  Convivia  of Slow Food  ..it will feature produce  from 20 west of Scotland   producers and providers  plus  specially selected  Scottish associated  wines  sourced  via  Cross Stobs Wine .

The  food is being coordinated  by  the  chef  Brenda  Anderson ,Proprietor of Tasting Scotland  ltd ,

 Direct Suppliers  include Aye Love  Real  food ; Nethergate  Larder; Petrie  Fine foods; Stark  Rape Seed Oil ;GC  Growers ; Wester Highgate IceCream ; Little  Doone  Foods;  Lime Tree  Larder

 Other regional  Support has been offered  by many organisations  and individuals  including  Isle  of Arran Distillers; The  Grand Central Hotel  Glasgow; Grants of Prestwick , Borlands Deli -Stewarton ;Corrie  Mains Eggs; Heart and Soul Foods;  Everything  chilli;  Barwheys  Dairy;Dunlop Dairy ; Roundsquare  Coffee Roastery; Mayfield Flowers ;Scotch broth Events ,Slow Food UK , Charlie Jamieson,  and  the Dunlop Village  Hall   itself

A real example  of#scotfood#slowfood#localfood

All  taking place  under the watchful social media eye of Rachel Gillon!@rachelgillon

watch out on Twitter  as it happens