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Welsh venison and ale pies

Welsh Venison Centre | 01 Sep 2015
Welsh venison and ale pies
  • 4
  • 25 mins
  • 2 hours
Venison is a lean red meat, low in fat and cholesterol and full of flavour which is available all year round.

We're open at the farm shop 11-5 today pop in for #Delicious local produce #cider #beer #honey from the #deanwye pic.twitter.com/7CbXnYuvkS

We're open at the farm shop 11-5 today pop in for #Delicious local produce #cider #beer #honey from the #deanwye pic.twitter.com/7CbXnYuvkS
We're open at the farm shop 11-5 today pop in for #Delicious local produce #cider #beer #honey from the #deanwye pic.twitter.com/7CbXnYuvkS
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Apple County Cider apple_countyco | 31 Aug 2015
We're open at the farm shop 11-5 today pop in for #Delicious local produce #cider #beer #honey from the #deanwye pic.twitter.com/7CbXnYuvkS

'The Farmer & the Food Chain' @fairfoodcardiff @1GarethWynJones TONIGHT 10.35pm BBC1 Wales ... pic.twitter.com/u2J5nOZk6h

'The Farmer & the Food Chain' @fairfoodcardiff @1GarethWynJones TONIGHT 10.35pm BBC1 Wales   ... pic.twitter.com/u2J5nOZk6h
'The Farmer & the Food Chain' @fairfoodcardiff @1GarethWynJones TONIGHT 10.35pm BBC1 Wales http://foodcardiff.com/gareth-wyn-jones-the-beating-heart-of-that-school-was-in-the-kitchen/ ... pic.twitter.com/u2J5nOZk6h

Rising demand inspires organic farmers

Rising demand inspires organic farmers
A steady market for their produce has always been a concern for the organic farmers' collectives here. The improving demand for organic produces, evident at fairs and sales stalls during Onam, has given fresh hopes for the organic farmers in the region.
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Farm Shop_Deli Show FarmShop_Deli | 01 Sep 2015
ENTER NOW THE FARM SHOP & DELI AWARDS 2016 - If you are an independent retailer selling regional fresh/farm... fb.me/7lDjVpf1d

The Farmers Market isn't just Food

Among the tomatoes and peppers at the local farmers market, sits a woman and her 40 year long hobby. Christmas bulbs, old saws, even end tables, and they're all original oil paintings by Wendy Talley. She started painting what she calls 'junk' when she and her husband owned an antique shop in Tennessee.
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#farmersmarkets mix up food and local crafts, just like #supermarkets mix up food and cheap imports whiznews.com/content/news/l…

Thirst for craft beer sees huge increase in number of microbreweries

Thirst for craft beer sees huge increase in number of microbreweries
The number of new microbreweries increased by 24% last year - making it one of the fastest growing sections of the food and drinks industry, according to a new report. A study by accountancy group UHY Hacker Young showed the number jumped from from 291 in 2013-2014 to 361, in 2014-2015.
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The Beer Collective TBCdistribution | 31 Aug 2015
Thirst for craft beer sees huge increase in number of microbreweries expressandstar.com/business/city-… #craftbeer #brewery #beer pic.twitter.com/6EcWFbz6B6

Win #tickets to London @VegfestUK for a weekend of #vegan food events and more: ... pic.twitter.com/BkknlbOtaU

Win #tickets to London @VegfestUK for a weekend of #vegan food events and more:   ... pic.twitter.com/BkknlbOtaU
Win #tickets to London @VegfestUK for a weekend of #vegan food events and more: http://www.vegansociety.com/whats-new/campaigns/competitions/win-weekend-tickets-london-vegfest ... pic.twitter.com/BkknlbOtaU

Organic Your September with the Soil Association

Organic Your September with the Soil Association
This September, the Soil Association is launching the biggest ever Organic September, the UK's celebration of all things organic. With more people looking for healthy, ethical and local food, Organic September makes it even easier to eat and live well - with inspiring tips and recipes using good ...
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Organic Your September with the Soil Association | @scoopit sco.lt/5sp4Rl via @TheBathMagazine #OrganicSeptember

Swansea Food Fest on Twitter

Swansea Food Fest on Twitter
Having a blast in our beer, cider, wine, & ale hall - come down to see us! Open till 5pm pic.twitter.com/Jl6j86cUNt
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Having a blast in our beer, cider, wine, & ale hall - come down to see us! Open till 5pm pic.twitter.com/Jl6j86cUNt

Judith Baker on Twitter

@thevegansociety @bbcradio4 Absolutely. Vital everyone's aware of what's involved in a vegan diet and also what everyone can learn from it!
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Food technology classes done right! #vegan twitter.com/jannebaker/sta…

Get Cooking with Live Demonstrations at Menai Seafood Festival 2015

Get Cooking with Live Demonstrations at Menai Seafood Festival 2015
It goes without saying that throughout Menai Seafood Festival 2015, visitors will realise how blessed we are to be able to source such high quality local fish and seafood on our shores. However, we would like each and every visitor to be able to take this feeling home with them to share with friends and loved ones.
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MenaiSeafoodFestival menaiseafood | 13 Aug 2015
Get Cooking with Live Demonstrations at Menai Seafood Festival 2015 bit.ly/1HIKvyG #foodie #seafood #fish #recipe #northwales

On the stall at Llangefni market this week: local honey

On the stall at Llangefni market this week: local honey

On the stall at #Llangefni market this week #local #honey the real Llangefni Buzz @Stephenanglesey @TatwsTrading :) pic.twitter.com/CfLvEb6Z7N

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BodafonFreeRangePork bodafonpork | 12 Aug 2015
On the stall at #Llangefni market this week #local #honey the real Llangefni Buzz @Stephenanglesey @TatwsTrading :) pic.twitter.com/CfLvEb6Z7N

I'm back agin next week with Farmer and the food chain on BBC Wales - Gareth Wyn Jones

I'm back agin next week with Farmer and the food chain on BBC Wales - Gareth Wyn Jones

I'm back agin next week with Farmer and the food chain on @BBCWales pic.twitter.com/xEwCBaJlZl

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Old White Hart Summer Beer Festival in Llantwit Major

Old White Hart Summer Beer Festival in Llantwit Major
28 August, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 31 August, 2015 @ 11:00 pm Old White Hart August Beer Festival Wine Street Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan CF61 1RZ UK Old White Hart Summer Beer Festival - Llantwit Major Our 3rd Beer & Cider Festival will be on the August Bank Holiday 28th-31st 2015.
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Old White Hart Summer Beer Festival - Llantwit Major via @Oldwhitehart @daddypighog ow.ly/QFJqU

Map: Where to buy milk direct from farm

Map: Where to buy milk direct from farm
Buying milk straight from the farm is one way to make sure crisis-hit dairy producers get a fair deal. Farmers Weekly has created a map of British farmers
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NorthumberlandCheese NlandCheese | 10 Aug 2015
Map: Where to buy milk direct from the farm bit.ly/1PgujuL From @FarmersWeekly #teamdairy pic.twitter.com/UW99iHjnN7

Admiral sponsoring Newport Food Festival

Fork2Fork | 11 Aug 2015
Admiral sponsoring Newport Food Festival
Newport Food Festival have announced that this year’s festival will take place on Saturday 3rd October 2015 and will be sponsored by Admiral.

Who are the Welsh winners at the Great Taste Food Awards?

Fork2Fork | 10 Aug 2015
Who are the Welsh winners at the Great Taste Food Awards?
The Great Taste Food Awards are coveted by food producers accross the UK. Read on to discover who were the Welsh producers that came to the top.

Upcoming Events

Machynlleth Farmers’ Market 02 Sep 2015 Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth, SY20 8AA
Pwllheli Farmers’ Market 02 Sep 2015 Frondeg Community Centre, Upper Ala Road, Pwllheli, LL53 5RE
Colwyn Bay Farmers' Market 03 Sep 2015 Bayview Shopping Centre, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL29 9LJ

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