Friday, 17 May 2013

Foodie Events - MAY #1

Location: Oxford, UK
Daylesford near Kingham, Gloucestershire, GL56 0YG
Saturday 18th May, 10am onwards
For the foodies there will be slow-cooked lamb baps, Mark Hix's Fishdogs, Pizza Pilgrims, organic burgers and hotdogs from the Daylesfird BBQ, plus the cafe will be serving fresh food and drinks while selling their organic farm produce.
The festival will also feature; meet the animals; sheep-shearing & farm tours; cookery school demonstrations;  Dick & James Strawbridge from ITV's Saturday Farm TV, signing copies of their recent recipe book; a dog show, which you can sign your dog up for; children's crafts; seed planting; children's carousel; Gifford's pipe organ; ride-on JCB diggers & vintage pedal cars; market garden tours; organic farm school; bee keeping; yogs, acupressue & hand massages!!!

Food Events Oxfordshire. FoodieOnTour
St. Mary's Church, Church Green, Witney OX28 4AW
Saturday 18th May, 9.30m - 5pm
The first ever Witney Festival of Food & Drink will feature 30+ stalls showcasing fabulous local food, there will be opportunities to taste and buy as well as displays and cookery demonstrations. For an A-Z of who will be there, click here.

Bridge Villa Cmping & Caravan Park, The Street, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8HB
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May
For the third year running, Wallingford are hosting their Food Festival, showcasing a fantastic range of local food and drink. They had over 40 producers last year, and they expect to exceed this for 2013, with the likes of Cornfield Bakery, The Secret Pizza Society and Coopers Oxford Pork confirmed. For a full list of producers click here.
Adult tickets are £2.50 each, or if you come as a couple (£4.00 per couple) and the Family Ticket is £4.00 for two adults and children under 16 years old. You can pre-order from their website.
Full details:

East Oxford Primary School - behind Tesco off Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1JP
Saturday 18th May, 10am - 1pm
Running since August 2006, the East Oxford Farmers' & Community Market is a small, friendly market, which plays host to wonderful producers from within 30 miles of Oxford. Products of offer include: bread, eggs, milk, vegetables, cheese, various meats, refills for cleaning supplies - as well as a range of other products such as jewellery, clothing and secondhand books.
The market also has a cafe, running weekly, selling delicious breakfasts, lunches, cakes and fair-trade teas and coffee. 

Lake Street Community Centre, Oxford OX1 4RP
Sunday 19th May, 9.30am - 12noon
Running as a weekly market, selling ethically-produced local, seasonal and/or organic food and non-food goods, the South Oxford Farmers Market works with producers within a 30-mile radius of Oxford. 
Stallholders vary from week to week, so click here for the updated list of who will be there.

Wolvercote Primary School, First Turn, Wolvercote, Oxford OX2 8AQ 
Sunday 19th May, 10am - 1pm
Launched in 2002 by a local organic farmer, the Wolvercote Farmers Market provide fresh farm produce which is grown locally, sold directly by the producers themselves, plus all their livestock is raised to the highest standards of welfare. 
There is a set list of producers, but their attendance varies week by week, click here to see the schedule.

Enjoy! FoodieOnTour x

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