Ludlow Food Festival

Meet the Producer: The Good Life Meat Co.

Meet the Producer: The Good Life Meat Co.

The Good Life Meat Comapny are run by Husband and Wife team - Andy and Helen Dale. They breed and raise their own pigs, sheep, cattle and hens, specialising in rare breeds. They ensure that their animals have plenty of space to roam, living outdoors all year round, with shelter as required. We caught up with them ahead of the festival to discuss their plans.

Damson Tree Vodka - Great Taste Winner 2019

Damson Tree Vodka - Great Taste Winner 2019

Damson Tree Vodka is among the Great Taste winners of 2019. Out of 12,772 products sent in from over 100 different countries, Damson Tree,  Herefordshire was awarded a 2-star Great Taste award, which means judges dubbed it above and beyond delicious for its Damson Vodka. Find out more here.

Meet the Producer: Clun Forest Spirits

Meet the Producer: Clun Forest Spirits

Small batch artisan Gins, Vodkas, Liqueurs and Spirits lovingly hand crafted from a micro distillery nestling deep in the heart of the Clun valley using only natural ingredients and botanicals, some of which are grown and sourced locally, and spring water from the rolling hills of this lovely county. We caught up with Mike, the creator, ahead of the festival this weekend.

Meet the Producer: Kadai Firebowl

Meet the Producer: Kadai Firebowl

The Kadai is a versatile, hand crafted fire bowl/BBQ in one. Designed in England, handmade in India, Kadai is the authentic and original Indian Fire Bowl. On the Kadai Fire Stage this year top chefs including DJ BBQ, Sam Evans will be cooking up amazing dishes on the Kadai’s brand new Tripod Pulley System. We caught up with Pollyanna ahead of the Food Festival this weekend.

Meet the Producer: Ludlow Dry Gin

Meet the Producer: Ludlow Dry Gin

Local Gin Distiller, Wardington's Ludlow Dry Gins, launched at Ludlow Food Festival in 2018. The award winning gins are distilled in small batches and only use the finest natural botanicals: flowers, fruits and spices (some of which they forage and prepare themselves). Shaun Ward, creator and distiller, spoke to us about the success of the business since the launch in 2018, his plans for this weekend's Food Festival and how they will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary.

Pensons' Vision To Eat Local

Pensons' Vision To Eat Local

Lee Westcott is Head Chef at Pensons situated on the beautiful Netherwood Estate, just a short drive from Ludlow. Pensons' vision is to cook imaginative, ingredient-led menus that showcase the very best produce that, whenever possible, we are growing in the gardens or on the Estate or can source locally during the seasons.  Find out more here.

Meet the Producer: Netherton Foundry

Meet the Producer: Netherton Foundry

Netherton Foundry is a family owned business located in South Shropshire. Their company objective is to design and build quality products made from materials sourced in Shropshire and its neighbouring counties. They are committed to reducing their impact on this fragile planet by building products that will last, from materials they trust. We caught up with Sue as the Netherton team prepare for a busy Festival weekend. (Photo courtesy of Matt Austin taken at the River Cottage Food Fair 2018 )

Meet the Producer: Moyden's Handmade Cheese

Meet the Producer: Moyden's Handmade Cheese

Established in 2005 by Martin Moyden, Mr Moyden's Handmade Cheese has fast become a well respected artisan cheesemaking business. This stems from a passion for quality, attention to detail and a lust for perfection. We caught up with Martin ahead of this weekend's 25th Ludlow Food Festival. 

Meet the Producer: Indian Street Food

Meet the Producer: Indian Street Food

Lalita Kumari’s business, Indian Street Food, offers a true authentic and traditional taste of North Indian Food. Indian Street Foods aims to serve high quality, fresh homemade food and is made and produced with the finest fresh ingredients. We spoke to Lalita ahead of this weekend's 25th Food Festival. 

Meet the Producer: The Beefy Boys

Meet the Producer: The Beefy Boys

The Beefy Boys, were born out of a shared love of good food, good music and good times. Starting off in 2011 as an excuse to hangout and eat in their backyards in Hereford, they’ve been guided by out taste buds every step of the way… They work with only the finest local suppliers to turn amazing British produce into next level burgers and Amercian inspired BBQ food. We caught up with them ahead of the 25th Ludlow Food Festival.