local food

Grow Share cooks to be celebrated

Three Tamar Grow Local volunteers and their wider team in the Our Plymouth’s Grow, Share, Cook project have been shortlisted in the Plymouth Guild’s 2016 Inspiring Volunteer Awards, which will be announced on the 2nd June.

The aim of Grow, Share, Cook, is to mobilise volunteers to grow more fresh fruit and vegetables, the development of community gardens and the distribution of the...

Saltram Summer Garden Party

Tamar Grow Local and Saltram House will be celebrating the summer in true English country style on the weekend of 25th and 26th July in the grounds of the beautiful 18th century estate in Plymouth with this year’s Saltram Summer Garden Party.

Over 50 food producers, artists and makers will be heading to Saltram over the weekend for the Garden Party which will showcase local food, drink and crafts made in Cornwall and Devon.

There will also be masses of family entertainment on offer including traditional garden games, a programme of talks taking place in Saltram’s Grade II...

Land Trust to be developed for new growers and farmers in the Tamar Valley

Tamar Grow Local will be creating a land trust of starter horticultural units in the Tamar Valley aimed at reinvigorating mid-scale production in the area.

The starter units will enable new entrants into agriculture to access 1-3 acre parcels of land at an affordable cost and utilise business support, training, equipment share and access to markets. Alongside the starter units, a not-...

Plymouth Flavour Fest

Two new high profile celebrity chefs Mitch Tonks and Anton Piotrowski, winner of Masterchef Professional 2012, will be holding master cookery demonstrations during the 10th anniversary celebrations at Plymouth’s Flavour Fest. The event is the South West’s largest food and drink festival and returns to the City Centre’s Piazza from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013.

Flavour Fest has continually grown in popularity with footfall figures regularly exceeding 150,000 for the three-day event, offering visitors a lively and exciting way to experience the true taste of the South West...

Plymouth's Flavour Fest celebrates 10th anniversary in August

Two new high profile celebrity chefs Mitch Tonks and Anton Piotrowski, winner of Masterchef Professional 2012, will be holding master cookery demonstrations during the 10th anniversary celebrations at Plymouth’s Flavour Fest. The event is the South West’s largest food and drink festival and returns to the City Centre’s Piazza from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013.

Flavour Fest...