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Blackwoods Cheese Company Pop up Farm Shop

15th October 2020

Blackwoods Cheese Company will be opening their dispatch doors from 9am – 2pm every Saturday from October 24 – December 12th. Purchase our award winning raw milk soft cheese direct from our doorstop pop. We will also be featuring a select range of local cheese, wines from England and abroad, beer, organic veg and provisions….

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Kent students receive funding for agricultural studies

14th October 2020

Two Kent students who have started their further education studies in agriculture this year are the latest recipients of the Kent County Agricultural Society’s scholarship scheme bursary. The Society’s scholarship scheme has been running since 2016 and is designed to support Kent based students who are looking to study agriculture or a land-based subject at…

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Paul Babra is still feeding people in need

Throughout lockdown, Paul Babra has been crowdfunding so that he can feed as many vulnerable people and key workers as possible. The crowdfunding has now ended, but that hasn’t put him off! He’s been busy working away at his base at Macknade, converting surplus produce and food waste donated to FareShare, into delicious curries that…

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Toast Ale collaborates with Greensand Ridge Distillery

Toast Ale, the craft beer company that brews with surplus fresh bread, has collaborated with sustainable distiller Greensand Ridge to prevent beer from going to waste. Toast, like many brewers, was faced with having to waste beer due to the Covid-19 crisis. It’s customer, ExCel London, had to cancel orders for kegged beer when it…

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Simpsons’ Wine Estate Raises a Glass to Demelza

On Thursday 8th October, Simpsons’ Wine Estate hosted “Raise a Glass to Demelza”, a virtual tasting event exclusively for corporate partners in support of Demelza Hospice Care for Children. The team at Simpsons’ Wine Estate is delighted to be working in partnership with this incredible local charity, particularly with the increased pressures that 2020 has…

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Send a Boo! Gift with Fudge Kitchen

At Fudge Kitchen we’re keen to help keep the fun alive…ALIVE! this Halloween. So we’re loving the new “Boo!” craze sweeping the nation. A fang-tastic answer to a pandemic-friendly Halloween – leaving a thoughtful sweet treat on the doorstep to surprise your neighbours puts a social-distancing advocacy on the old ‘knock-&-run’ childhood games. It’s a…

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Wine Garden of England team up with Corkk

The Wine Garden of England have got together with Corkk, to produce a mixed case! The Wine Garden is made up of 7 of the most prestigious wine producers in Kent, with 6 of them currently producing wine (Domaine Evremond will start producing in the next couple of years). In this mixed case, the vineyards have selected…

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Brisket & Barrel have Christmas covered

We’ve got Christmas covered! Choose from one of four hampers as a great gift idea for friends, colleagues and family. Kentish Fayre: Kentish breakfast teabags, The captains cookies, a jar of Campbells chutney, a jar of Campbell Jam, Owlet apple juice (1ltr), Brisket and Barrel Barbecue Smoké sauce, Kent crisps (150g) The beer lover :…

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Harvest 2020 with Mereworth Wines

From vine to bottle… (and all that comes in between) This week marks the culmination of another year’s hard work and dedication for Mereworth Wines, tending to the grapes in their vineyard in Wateringbury, as their 2020 harvest comes to a close. Harvest at the vineyards is by no means an easy job and at…

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The Curious Winter Garden Globes

Now that winter is closing in and our pizza oven has gone into hibernation, its time for our cosy and magical pods to come out. Come and experience our Curious hospitality in your very own private dining pod, your pod is heated and equipped with a speaker and luxurious interiors. Perfect for that celebration with family and friends,…

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