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Join the Fork2Fork community today to stay informed of the benefits of buying fresh, direct and local food for you and your family.

Swiss farmers on the Carneddau with me this morning

Swiss farmers on the Carneddau with me this morning

Swiss farmers on the Carneddau with me this morning #livingthedream #Farm365

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Swiss farmers on the Carneddau with me this morning #livingthedream #Farm365 pic.twitter.com/ywF5RZzzk7

Hi to the @FFDonline the food from Wales fortnight has started very well today

Hi to the @FFDonline the food from Wales fortnight has started very well today

Hi to the @FFDonline the food from Wales fortnight has started very well today @DugardDaughters @EAT_17 #lovewales

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Hi to the @FFDonline the food from Wales fortnight has started very well today @DugardDaughters @EAT_17 #lovewales pic.twitter.com/gHGw9oygmP

Minister promotes Welsh seafood in Brussels

The Deputy Minister will join eight companies from Wales, all flying the flag for Welsh food and drink, and more than 25,800 buyers and suppliers from 150 countries. She said "We know in Wales that the quality of Welsh food and drink is up there with the best in the world, and having a presence at events such as the Global Seafood EXPO gives us a great platform to promote this.
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NEWS: Deputy Minister promotes Welsh #seafood @euroseafood in Brussels #SEG15 ow.ly/LU0Ie pic.twitter.com/03QmhUIehK

The Ark of Taste: The world's most endangered foods

The Ark of Taste: The world's most endangered foods
Investigating every aspect of the food we eat
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The Food Programme BBCFoodProg | 20 Apr 2015
We have a new @BBCFoodProg page for our series profiling the world's most endangered foods goo.gl/5aZqgj @SlowFoodHQ @arkoftaste

Observer Food Monthly Awards: Your chance to vote

Now in their 12th year, the Observer Food Monthly Awards reward the best in British food and drink. There are ten reader categories plus six categories decided by our Michelin­-starred panel of judges. We'd also love to see your entries for best reader recipe and best food photograph.
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Chapter Arts Centre chaptertweets | 20 Apr 2015
Voting is now open for this year's Observer Food Monthly Awards (hint, hint...) bit.ly/1Gca0gX #OFMAwards

Bodnant Welsh Food Centre wins best retailer in Wales in the Farm Shop & Deli Awards

Bodnant Welsh Food Centre wins best retailer in Wales in the Farm Shop & Deli Awards

Bodnant Welsh Food Centre @FoodCymru wins best retailer in Wales in the Farm Shop & Deli Awards #FSDS2015 pic.twitter.com/7ufYiAblIM

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Farm Shop_Deli Show FarmShop_Deli | 20 Apr 2015
Bodnant Welsh Food Centre @FoodCymru wins best retailer in Wales in the Farm Shop & Deli Awards #FSDS2015 pic.twitter.com/7ufYiAblIM

Brothers put faith in the future of dairy farming

Brothers put faith in the future of dairy farming
Martin and Hugh Griffiths from north Cardiganshire are optimistic for the milk sector A pair of Welsh farming brothers who were on the brink of getting out of dairy, are showing a refreshing degree of optimism for the milk sector, now that European quotas have come to an end.

Why You Can't Have #Organic Food Without #Soil

Why You Can't Have #Organic Food Without #Soil

Why You Can't Have #Organic Food Without #Soil http://bit.ly/1GD4tzT by Farmer Eliot Coleman #IYS2015 pic.twitter.com/tqyX0d96wg

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Why You Can’t Have #Organic Food Without #Soil bit.ly/1GD4tzT by Farmer Eliot Coleman #IYS2015 pic.twitter.com/tqyX0d96wg

The 45 best restaurants in Wales right now ... pic.twitter.com/jpvd9i2dZM

The 45 best restaurants in Wales right now   ... pic.twitter.com/jpvd9i2dZM
The 45 best restaurants in Wales right now http://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/food-drink-news/45-best-restaurants-wales-right-9056687 ... pic.twitter.com/jpvd9i2dZM

Unsafe food is 'growing global threat', says WHO

Unsafe food is 'growing global threat', says WHO
Eating food contaminated with bugs leads to more than half a billion cases of illness a year, the World Health Organization warns. It says this "global threat" contributed to 351,000 deaths in 2010. Unsafe foods, for example undercooked meat, can cause 200 problems - from diarrhoea to cancer.
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Growing global threat: Food production standards often allow in harmful bugs & chemicals: bbc.in/1BWB3oy @WHO pic.twitter.com/mpCSz7bnXP

Follow the Welsh Wine Trail during Welsh Wine Week

Food Adventure | 09 Apr 2015
Follow the Welsh Wine Trail during Welsh Wine Week
You do not have to travel to France to visit picturesque vineyards and quaff delectable wine! Dotted all over Wales are over 15 vineyards producing world class red, rose, white as well as sparkling wine.

Food & Drink Wales key facts

Food & Drink Wales key facts

Tens of thousands of business, billions of pounds of income, huge amounts of food and drink being exported - that's the size and shape of the sector in Wales. It's been growing substantially and continues to do so.

Make: Homemade salt scrub recipes

Make: Homemade salt scrub recipes
Seen our interview with David and Alison from the Anglesey Salt Company in the March issue of The Simple Things? They've been making Halen Mon (Welsh for Anglesey salt) for 17 years, and shared their wisdom with us. Turn to page 46 for Rachael Oakden's interview PLUS notes on salt from page 50.
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Lovely feature on us in this month's @simplethingsmag and they chat salt scrubs thesimplethings.com/blog/2015/3/9/…

Cuts of Lamb and Beef

Cuts of Lamb and Beef
Our lamb and beef cuts section is a great tool to help you learn all about which cut is best suited for your recipe. Give it a try yourself!
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Do you know your @PGIWelshBeef & @pgiwelshlamb cuts? test your knowledge here eatwelshlamb.co.uk/butchers/cuts #NationalBucthersWeek #Butcherisbetter

Pleased to say that we've just started stocking melyn mon recipe butter. We've got 4 flavours for you to choose from all with a fantastic taste and very versatile. #butter #welshproduce #flavouredbutter #melynmon

Pleased to say that we've just started stocking melyn mon recipe butter. We've got 4 flavours for you to choose from all with a fantastic taste and very versatile. #butter #welshproduce #flavouredbutter #melynmon
"Pleased to say that we've just started stocking melyn mon recipe butter. We've got 4 flavours for you to choose from all with a fantastic taste and very..."
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Elephant & Bun Deli ElephantandBun | 26 Mar 2015
Pleased to say that we've just started stocking melyn mon recipe butter. We've got 4 flavours for you… instagram.com/p/0siAXLv2mu/

Turns out planning an Easter Egg hunt around the

Turns out planning an Easter Egg hunt around the
Turns out planning an Easter Egg hunt around the farm takes a bit of explaining... here Rachel helpfully suggests a route idea...
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Turns out planning an Easter Egg hunt around the farm takes a bit of explaining... here Rachael helpfully... fb.me/3VDCGALIu
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Horticulture Wales HortWales | 27 Mar 2015
Want to supply a food co-op, farmers’ market, or more? Our #LPTLP case studies explain how horticulturewales.co.uk/Library/Inform…

This weekend there are plenty of lovely...

This weekend there are plenty of lovely places to visit, you can find us at: Abergavenny Market Penarth Farmers Market Chepstow Market in the High Street...
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This weekend there are plenty of lovely places to visit, you can find us at: Abergavenny Market Penarth Farmers... fb.me/2PeOlOBah

Brecon Beacons Tourism Blog

Brecon Beacons Tourism Blog
Looking for something fun to do this Easter with your loved ones? Here are a few of our suggestions. Events 4th & 19th April - Sheep Trekking - Each sheep is fitted with a specially designed harness to carry your snack, and a soft rope halter, and you will choose your own sheep from a small flock of especially trained Jacobs.
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Brecon Farmers Mkt BreconFarmersM | 26 Mar 2015
Look who's made it onto the Brecon Beacons Tourism Blog! breconbeacons.wordpress.com @MatthewDorrance @loveatfirstbake @Brecon_News

Upcoming Events

St Dogmaels Farmers’ Market 28 Apr 2015 Coach House, St Dogmaels, SA43 3DX
Machynlleth Farmers’ Market 29 Apr 2015 Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth, SY20 8AA
Pwllheli Farmers’ Market 29 Apr 2015 Frondeg Community Centre, Upper Ala Road, Pwllheli, LL53 5RE

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