Produced in Kent is proud of our many publications. We hope you find them interesting and informative. Most of all we hope they encourage you to get out and about in our glorious county, enjoy the countryside and support your local producers, retailers, pubs, restaurants and more.
Your guide to food, drink and craft in Kent! Available free of charge. Please email us your name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01732 853170 to get your copy, or pick one up at one of our events.
The Produced in Kent E-bulletin is a great way to find out the latest foodie news from around the county, from different events, to new products and producers!
Here are the latest copies of our newsletters – just click on the image to download the full edition. If you want to get the latest edition why not join our mailing list for the Friends of Produced in Kent – just click here and complete your contact details. If you would like to see previous editions of the newsletter then email us at Produced in Kent –email@example.com
|Issue 45. Filled with summery goodness.||Issue 44. Packed full of Easter goodies!|
|Issue 43. Full of festive treats from around the county.||Issue 42. Jam packed with info on the Kent Green Hop Fortnight, and more!|
At Produced in Kent our role is to promote local and seasonal produce and provide support and services to our members. With that in mind we have produced this handbook which provides a guide to starting up a local food business or help for those wishing to expand their existing business. We hope that you will find this handbook a really useful tool and a handy reference. It has been designed so that you can pick a topic and then easily check out the information you need. The Produced in Kent team are here to offer advice and support. Our team has a diverse range of skills and experience ranging from marketing, legal, insurance, food and drink through to business development and strategic planning. The Producer Handbook is free to Produced in Kent Producer members and can be purchased by any food and drink business at a cost of £19.99 plus VAT and P&P. Please order by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01732 853170
Fruit & Veg Fact Sheets and Map
A handy map of Kent showing where different produce is grown, and a selection of colourful fact sheets of various fruit & vegetables for you to download & print.
All our educational aids are available in pdf format – just click on the images to download. We also have a range of brightly coloured animal, fruit and vegetable stickers, which are free on request. Please contact us on 01732 853170 for more details.
Apple – Kent has a long association with the cultivation of apples. In fact the county’s reputation as the Garden of England originates from its heritage of growing apples and other fruits intended for London’s tables. Learn more about which variety of apple is in season and other apple facts by reading this leaflet.
Pear – Pears come in various shapes and sizes. Some long and elongated, others are short and round. A pear tree normally takes 5-7 years to bear its first fruits, but do you know how many varieties of pears there are in Kent and when they are in season? To learn more, click on this leaflet.
Strawberry – Strawberries and cream are a dessert of choice over the summer months and if you were to feast on them during the Wimbledon lawn tennis Championships, you would more than likely be eating Kent strawberries. How many varieties are there in Kent and why are they good for you? To learn more, click on this leaflet.
Tomato – Some of the chemicals found in this fruit are thought to fight the harmful effects of molecules that damage cells, which can lead to heart disease and cancer. Tomatoes are low in calories, as low as 14 per 100g and have no cholesterol. To learn more about tomatoes read this leaflet.
Apple activities – This activity sheet has already been used in primary schools to assist in educating youngsters in understanding how apples grow, why they’re good for you, what they look like, what they taste like and how to make a simple recipe. If you would like guidance in promoting the apple, please use our literature
Kent is renowned as the Garden of England and the Food Trails highlight some of the products most closely associated with our wonderful County. The Food Trails offer a glimpse of the history & traditions, the countryside which shapes the products and a guide to when and where to buy it. They all include a walking guide of the area for those who want to really explore. What better way to get to know your County!
|Apple Source||Red, White and Brut||Hops n Downs|
|Cherry Ripe||Soul to Sole||Sheep Ahoy|