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Plenty of opportunity for Kent’s food & drink producers

23rd May 2019

The Kent Food and Drink Conference 2019  The Kent Food and Drink Conference 2019 heard there is currently plenty of opportunity for Kent’s food and drink producers however they need to be aware of trends in the wider sector which may impact on them over the next 12+ months. According to research presented by Chris…

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Bake Off comes to Strawberry Fair at Brogdale

Brogdale Collections, home of the National Fruit Collection is set to celebrate the first fruits of the season with a summer Strawberry Fair on Sunday 16th June 2019 Come celebrate the first blush of summer at Brogdale with a quintessentially English Strawberry Fair. Set your taste buds off with rare and heritage strawberries, best enjoyed…

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Little Ships scoops LUXlife Magazine Award

Ramsgate’s Little Ships Restaurant & Café has been named Best Breakfast Venue at the LUXlife Magazine 2019 Restaurant & Bar Awards. Since its launch in July 2018 as an annexe to the Royal Harbour Hotel, Little Ships has become a popular gourmet breakfast venue, remaining open all day, 7 days a week, from 9:30am (!0:30pm…

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SW Doughty – Celebrating 100 Years

17th May 2019

For family run traditional butchers S.W. Doughty of Doddington, 2019 is indeed turning out to be an extra special celebratory year. For it was in 1919 exactly one hundred years ago that Thomas Doughty, the butcher and postmaster in the neighbouring village of Eastling bought the business for the princely sum £640 to provide employment…

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Lots of finalists in the Muddy Stilettos Awards

Produced in Kent are delighted to have a whopping 6 businesses in the finals of the Muddy Stilettos Awards 2019. The Pig at Bridge is up for ‘Best Boutique Stay’ Green Farm Spa is in the final for ‘Best Day Spa’ Macknade Fine Foods are up for ‘Best Farm Shop/Deli’ Hush Heath are in the…

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Kent County Show offers more for Gardeners

16th May 2019

The Kent County Show has boosted it’s offering in the Garden Life Marquee for it’s 90th Show on 5, 6, 7 July 2019. New in the area will be talks from some of the top names in gardening and horticulture. Jim Buttress will be appearing on the demonstration stage and will be talking about his…

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Another first for Kent

Less than a decade after getting its first micro-distillery in over 200 years, Kent can now proudly claim to have its first whisky ever made in the county too. Anno Distillers, who were the first to distil gin in Kent since the early 1800s, have teamed up with Westerham Brewery to release a limited-edition single…

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Anno B3rry Pink Gin, the first pink gin from Anno Distillers

Get in the summertime spirit with this fruity mix of strawberry, blackberry and elderberry inspired by the beautiful Kent countryside. Anno Distillers blend science and nature to create really special spirits. Ever since the release of Anno Kent Dry Gin back in 2013, they have been focused on artisan production and this summer Andy and…

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Reuthe’s, the lost gardens on Sevenoaks

15th May 2019

Monday – Friday | 9am-6pm Saturday – Sunday 10am-4.30pm Sevenoaks Road | Seal Chart | Kent | TN15 0HB claire@reuthesevenoaks.com Reuthe’s, the historic gardens in Seal Chart, Sevenoaks is now open 7 days a week throughout the Summer season. Reuthe’s are the Lost Gardens of Sevenoaks, an acclaimed plant nursery founded in 1902 by a…

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Living Land teaches 2650 children about food & farming

14th May 2019

The Living Land, an event organised by the Kent County Agricultural Society, had another successful day last week with 2650 school children attending to learn about where their food comes from. The Living Land is a free to attend event for Kent’s primary school children aiming to provide a hands-on experience of the processes and…

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