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Summer Food Fair

Summer Food Fair

21st July 2018 | Free

Free Parking and Free Entry
Events include:

Live cookery demonstrations with John Hughes, Ethan Clarke, David Beazley, Jim Fisher from Exeter Cookery School, Richard Hunt and more!
Fun Kitchen cookery workshops for children

Book Fun Kitchen Tickets

Music from Pippa Langhorne
Buckfast Abbey Hand Bells

List of Stalls on the day:

~ Northgate House – Promotional stand
~ Yusuf Bulut – Turkish coffee demos and tasting
~ Buckfast Abbey seamstress (Ziggy) – Hand-made Aprons
~ Ash Tree Farm – dried herbs and spices
~ Angel Chops – Homemade cakes and slices
~ Awesome Brownies – Brownies etc
~ BAM Foods – Cured bacon
~ Bell and Loxton - Pressed Rapeseed Oil
~ Buckfastleigh Food back - Donations welcome
~ Chocolate Orchard – chocolate lollies and produce
~ Cherry Tree Preserves – preserves, curds, chutneys and dressings
~ Cootelicious – Fudge brownies
~ Cocktail Kings – cocktails and mocktails made to order
~ Devon Fudge – Homemade Fudge
~ DD’s Cupcakes – cupcakes, cake bombs, cake pops, biscuits
~ Dartmouth Dairy – milk round sales and cheese sales
~ David Beazley – vintage/secondhand cookbooks and cookery equipment
~ Delicious Dartmoor – homemade pies/pasties/sausagerolls/ cheesestraws
~ Dartmoor Chilli Farm – Chilli plants and products made from chilli from the farm in Ashburton
~ Dartington Dairy – Goats milk Ice Cream
~ Dartmoor Community Hub – awareness of the community meals on wheels project run from st Andrews church
~ Edible Garden Nursery – Fresh herb plants
~ Fake Cake - Alison Gagg's home made and interesting gifts
~ From Harry – confectionary and fudge
~ Frandi Macaron – Macarons and Gloop sauces
~ Forest Fungi – all edible mushrooms, home grown
~ Granite Maiden – chopping boards
~ Love to Taste – flavoured oils and vinegars poured to order (make your own dressings)
~ Let them Eat - Vegan and Gluten free cakes and slices
~ Littlestones Coffee – retail coffee packs and equipment
~ Luscombe Drinks – Luscombe drinks sales to drink here or take away packs
~ Lalliday Eggs – eggs by the dozen
~ Monarch Liqueurs – speciality and flavoured liqueurs
~ Mrs Gills Country Cakes – producer of old fashioned country fruit cakes (gluten free also available)
~ My Bag and Me – Jute bags of all sizes and specifications
~ Oakcroft Farm – Bacon, sausages, duck and meat from the farm
~ Ollylolly - Organic Icelollies
~ Riverford – veg box sales and sign up
~ Vanilli Bean – homemade ice cream from a tricycle
~ Salcombe Dairy – Ice cream sales from the grange parlour
~ Sabine Macaron - macarons
~ SRF Catering Events - Retro sweets and pocket money toy stall
~ Taunton Cider
~ “Peter Hayford” of Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) – Promoting what RBST is all about, open Q&A discussions (informal) all day – poultry keeping, show birds and show eggs.
~ Pips Pick Your Own – a fruit and vegetable stand focussing on strawberries and raspberries punnets
~ Tors Vodka – Devon distilled vodka
~ The Wooden Fish – chopping boards and utensils
~ Southwest Wildlife Trust – promotional stand
~ Southwest Smoke House - Deli and smoked fish, game and meat.
~ Red Earth Kitchen – quiches etc

And... a special Buckfast Abbey BBQ and grange refreshments

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Food Stalls
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