Ludlow Food Festival

Meet the Producer: Risdon and Risdon

Meet the Producer: Risdon and Risdon

We have been working with Risdon & Risdon for a number of years now, our chefs and speakers wearing their aprons with pride. The Risdon & Risdon team's aim has always been to produce something that has style and practicality, delivered with the finest materials. They have produced a rather special product for us this year to celebrate our 25th birthday so we spoke to Alex to find out more. 

 

Meet the Producer: Frank P Matthews Trees

Meet the Producer: Frank P Matthews Trees

Established in 1901 and based in rural Worcestershire, Frank P Matthews grow over half a million fruit and ornamental trees every year. They are committed to growing the highest quality and widest range of trees to suit every garden. They will be bringing a very special tree with them to this year's Festival. 

Meet Our Sponsor: Pipers Farm

Meet Our Sponsor: Pipers Farm

Pipers Farm is a 50-acre, all grass, family farm, located just north of Exeter in Devon. It lies in an area of rolling hills and nutrient-rich red soil. Our fields are small and the 400-year-old hedgerows surrounding them are 2 or 3 metres wide. They are priceless reservoirs of biodiversity and natural corridors for wildlife. We are thrilled that they have partnered with our Festival in its 25th year and caught up with founder, Peter Greig, to find out more. 

Five Minutes with Lee Westcott

Five Minutes with Lee Westcott

In June 2018,  Lee Westcott announced his partnership with Netherwood Estate near Tenbury Wells with the opening of the brand new 'Pensons' Restaurant, which opened to huge acclaim, using produce grown and foraged on the 1200 acre farm estate. We had five minutes with Lee in readiness for his demo at this year's Ludlow Food Festival. 

Meet our Sponsor: Airstream Facilities

Meet our Sponsor: Airstream Facilities

Airstream Facilities supplies custom fitted production trailers and luxury accommodation units to the Event, Film and TV industries. We are so thankful that they are part of the Ludlow Food Festival family, sponsoring us with the coolest ticket and information office possible. We caught up with Aime to find out more. 

Meet the Producer: Wenlock Edge Farm

Meet the Producer: Wenlock Edge Farm

Situated in the beautiful South Shropshire hills, Wenlock Edge Farm offers a range of high quality cured meats, sausages and pork products. They have been with us since the beginning so we caught up with them to find out what they will be bringing to this year's Festival. 

Five Minutes With Richard Buckley

Five Minutes With Richard Buckley

Richard Buckley is the Chef Proprietor of the country’s finest vegan restaurant 'Acorn' in Bath which has been included in this year’s MICHELIN Guide 2019 as well as the Good Food Guide 2019. Acorn won the Trencherman’s Awards 2019 for Creativity and Innovation and Richard won the Olive magazine BEST CHEFS 2018 Award – for VEGGIE PIONEER. We had five minutes with Richard to find out more.

Five Minutes With Gareth Ward

Five Minutes With Gareth Ward

Gareth Ward is Chef Patron at 'Ynyshir,' a Michelin star, four AA rosette restaurant and rooms which offers dining experiences featuring, in Ward’s own northern dialect, ‘Alternative British Snap (food)’ packed with flavour. Its location between the Welsh coast and Snowdonia National Park, means Gareth can handpick the best ingredients from Wales, and beyond, seeing the whole British Isles as his larder. We had five minutes talking to him to find out more. 

Five Minutes with Angela Clutton

Five Minutes with Angela Clutton

Angela Clutton is a food writer, food historian and professional cook. She has written on food and drink for publications including the Daily Telegraph, the Independent and Country Life; and regularly writes for Borough Market for whom she is also a recipe developer, demonstration cook and host the hugely popular Borough Market Cookbook Club. We had five minutes with her as we look forward to her demo at this year's Food Festival.

Meet Our Sponsor: Balfours

Meet Our Sponsor: Balfours

Balfours represents the very best in property services for all its clients across the country in a friendly and professional manner. They have been supporters of the Festival for years and we are thrilled that they are sponosrs of our very special 25th Ludlow Food Festival. We spoke to the Ludlow Sales Manager, Scott Kemsley, to find out more.