2012
September
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    Gift Wrapping and Hamper Courses

    Arona Khan be returning to Harrogate for gift wrapping and hamper & gift basket courses in November. Details can be found here. Come along to their Gift Wrapping and Hamper & Gift Basket courses in Harrogate! They now have various formats to choose from, to accommodate all budgets and needs, so you can do a...


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    September 28, 2012 at 4:17 pm
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    Food&Farming Industry Awards Open for Entries

    Farm Business magazine are hosting the Food & Farming Industry Awards, which are being held at The House of Commons on 14th December 2012 and will be hosted by Neil Parish MP. Here is a link to the awards brochure which gives you more information on each award category, including information you should consider when...


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    September 28, 2012 at 4:10 pm
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    Deliciouslyorkshire and Agricultural College launch unique new Local Food Event

    A new Yorkshire Food Event is being launched by deliciouslyorkshire the region’s food and drink body and Askham Bryan Agricultural College near York. deliciouslyorkshire is a not for profit organisation providing vital support to a diverse range of food and beverage producers, retailers and distinguished hospitality operators in the Yorkshire and Humber Region. Our members...


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    September 27, 2012 at 11:59 am
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    An Afternoon of Cheese and Wine

    For the first time, The Cooking School at Dean Clough is offering an afternoon course at under £50 per person. An afternoon of Cheese and Wine will take place on 24 November and will involve the fantastic Cryer and Stott Cheesemakers and the Yorkshire Wine School. Owner of Cryer and Stott Richard Holmes, who launched...


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    September 26, 2012 at 1:24 pm
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    Filey Food and Drink Festival

    The first ever Food and Drink Festival will be taking place in the seaside town of Filey on the 13th and 14th of October this year, the town that has been invaded by the Vikings, Romans and the Normans to name but a few is to be invaded again by Foodies- but with more benevolent...


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    September 24, 2012 at 12:36 pm
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    THOMAS THE BAKER TO MEET LIVELY PUPPY ‘THOMAS’ AFTER RAISING DOUGH FOR GUIDE DOG CHARITY

    DATE: Tuesday 25th September TIME: 11.30am LOCATION: Thomas the Baker, Helmsley Bakery, The Bakers Yard, Sawmill Lane, Helmsley, YO62 5DQ Staff at Thomas the Baker, Helmsley will be taking a break from the bustling bakery on Tuesday morning to meet ‘trainee’ guide dog puppy, Thomas ““ named after the popular North Yorkshire bakery in honour...


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    September 19, 2012 at 3:17 pm
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    Winter offers for The Cottages at Drewton’s

    winter offer 2 nights – now £240 • 4 nights – now £295 • 7 nights – now £350 Nestled in the grounds of The Drewton Estate, our two five-star holiday cottages are perfectly situated for you to explore the surrounding Yorkshire Wolds, North York Moors and East Coast. Sympathetically renovated in 2009,The Dairy and...


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    September 19, 2012 at 10:10 am
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    Stokesley Show is just around the corner

    The countdown to Stokesley show this weekend, only three days to go until the agricultural show is open. Stokesley has everything you want from an agricultural show and more too. From watching the exciting Jamie Squibb Freestyle Stunt Show through to listening to the splendid Kirbymoorside’s Brass Band. Children are catered for too and plenty...


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    September 18, 2012 at 4:32 pm
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    SAVOUR THE FLAVOUR! Shortlist drawn up for Flavours of Herriot Country Awards

    Dozens of foodie businesses throughout Hambleton and Richmondshire have officially been shortlisted for the Flavours of Herriot Country Awards 2012 ““ with the lucky winners announced in November. Organised by The Herriot Country Tourism Group and supported by Welcome to Yorkshire, the winners of these prestigious awards will be revealed at a lunchtime ceremony, hosted...


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    September 17, 2012 at 2:22 pm
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    ILKLEY BREWERY LAUNCHES VICTORIAN DINNER ALE

    In honour of its turn of the century predecessors, Ilkley Brewery has delved into the Ilkley Brewery and Aerated Water Company’s archives to recreate a popular Victorian Pale Ale known as a Dinner Ale. The award-winning Yorkshire brewery has given the 130 year old recipe a modern slant by using Australian and American hops to...


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    September 17, 2012 at 12:14 pm
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    Butchers prepare for Great Yorkshire competition

    The 23rd Great Yorkshire Pork Pie, Sausage & Products Competition takes place this year on Sunday, November 4, at Bradford’s Cedar Court Hotel. It remains the UK’s biggest and most prestigious regional meat trades contest, attracting hundreds of entries from butchers across the county. Farm shops and bakers who make products on their own premises...


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    September 17, 2012 at 12:03 pm
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    Look to the skies as Keelham Farm Shop is open again

    Over the summer, Keelham Farm Shop have undergone one of the biggest refurbishments of their long and proud 40-year history, which saw every area of the farm shop, is revitalised and refreshed! The Butcher’s shop has more than doubled in size; with even more choice, and some amazing new products, like the new ‘ready to...


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    September 14, 2012 at 10:28 am
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    HINCHLIFFE’S “HAS PASSION BY THE BUCKET LOAD!” SAYS SATISFIED CUSTOMER ““ AS FARM SHOP WINS CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD

    It’s secured more than 10 awards in the last two years for everything from its pork pies to its puddings, but this week Hinchliffe’s Farm Shop, Butchery and Restaurant received its most special accolade ““ an award nominated by its customers. The Huddersfield family-run farm shop scooped a ‘Customer at the Heart’ award this week:...


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    September 12, 2012 at 12:52 pm
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    Yummy Yorkshire ice cream company shortlisted for two regional food awards

    Artisan dairy ice cream producer Yummy Yorkshire has been shortlisted for two prestigious regional food awards; the eighth annual deliciouslyorkshire Awards and the 2012 Yorkshire Post Taste Awards. deliciouslyorkshire is the campaigning brand for the Regional Food Group for Yorkshire and Humber (RFG). The hotly contested annual food and drink awards are designed to showcase...


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    September 10, 2012 at 2:03 pm
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    RIVERFORD WINS IN SOIL ASSOCIATION ORGANIC FOOD AWARDS 2012

    Two major Northern suppliers to Riverford have triumphed in this year’s Soil Association Organic Food Awards. Acorn Dairy, which supplies milk for Riverford’s vegboxes produced at its Home Farm, near Newby Wiske, took the title of ‘Best Organic Dairy’ in the prestigious annual awards. The winner of the egg category was Piercebridge Farm which supplies...


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    September 7, 2012 at 3:44 pm
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    Are you passionate about food? Do you enjoy exploring taste and flavour combinations? Do you like doing things a little bit differently?

    If the answer is YES then Yummy Yorkshire could be for you! We are looking for a talented individual who can become part of the award winning artisan ice cream making team. You might not have made ice cream before but we would expect transferable skills from other industries. The role is initially part time...


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    September 7, 2012 at 12:59 pm
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    LOCAL NORTH YORKSHIRE BUSINESS WINS COUNTRY HOMES & INTERIORS COUNTRY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

    Hayloft Foods set up by Juliette Brown Forden from Langton, Malton, North Yorkshire wins the 2012 Country Homes & Interiors magazine business of the year. The Country Homes & Interiors business competition, in association with Business Talent, is now in its third year. From opening a village shop, to developing a great new product or...


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    September 7, 2012 at 9:47 am
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    Deliciouslyorkshire Awards Shortlist

    Deliciouslyorkshire Awards Shortlist 2012 Best Bakery Just Desserts – Yorkshire Parkin Side Oven Bakery – Granola Just Desserts – Landlord Cake Sooty’s Cupcakery – Carrot Cake Best Fish and Seafish Staal Smokehouse – Hot Smoked Salmon Chapmans Seafoods Ltd ““ Haddock Bake Staal Smokehouse ““ Cold Smoked Salmon Best Dairy St Helen’s Farm ““ Goats...


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    September 6, 2012 at 1:10 pm
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    SUPERMARKET SWEEP: MERCERS OF YORKSHIRE SECURE ANOTHER MAJOR DEAL WITH MULTIPLES

    Wheldrake jam and chutney manufacturer Mercers of Yorkshire has clinched its fifth major supermarket deal ““ all in the space of 18 months. Customers at Sainsbury’s supermarkets across Yorkshire will now be able to get a taste of the county’s finest conserves and marmalades thanks to a new contract between Mercers and the supermarket giant....


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    September 4, 2012 at 1:13 pm
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    HOUBLON NOUVEAU EST ARRIVEE!

    TREBOOM BREWERY, a microbrewery near York is brewing their own real ale version of a BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU. Called ‘FIRST DRAFT’ it is made from fresh green hops as opposed to kiln dried whole hops normally used by the brewery. Head Brewer John Lewis travelled to Pridewood Farm in Herefordshire to personally collect the hops needed...


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    September 4, 2012 at 9:13 am