BBC Food and Farming Awards – 2016 Finalist: H.S Bourne Cheshire Cheese

Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Bourne on being finalists for the prestigious BBC Food and Farming awards. We’re delighted that you have been one of our regular stallholders since we began and look forward to tasting your award winning cheese in June. The Bourne family has been hand-making fine Cheshire cheese since 1750, and since […]

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Great news from Congleton Sustainability Group!

Where do Congleton Apple Juice and ciders come from?   It is a project from Congleton Sustainability Group (CSG), formed in June 2009 entirely of volunteers to nudge the Town towards a greener, more climate change friendly way of living.                 At one of their first events – […]

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On World Food Day over 100 cities sign the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact On World Food Day over 100 cities sign the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact 16 October 2015 Yesterday, Mayors and delegates from more than 100 cities all over the world gathered in Milan to sign the first international Urban Food Policy […]

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Congratulations to our raffle prize winners

The raffle prize winners were drawn on 6th July in the Congleton Town Hall. First Prize winners were Mr and Mrs Porter from Kings Lynn, but as it was a long way to travel to collect the hamper they very kindly passed on the prize to the second prize winner, Peter Ben-Accon. Janet Davies collected […]

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The Foodamentalists Gluten Free Bakery

The Foodamentalists is a gluten and wheat free bakery based in Cheshire.   The business was started by trained chef Stevan Taylor in 2009. Following his redundancy from a pub management career, Stevan started making organic ready meals under the name The Foodamentalists from his base which was then in Yorkshire. Some of his recipes […]

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Sustainable Food Cities Newsletter February 2015

If you are passionate about your food and where it comes from, this newsletter from the Sustainable Food Cities has many interesting articles, reports and ideas for projects that can be adapted in our local area. To read the newsletter plaease go to our Cook, grow, eat and enjoy! page and follow the link.

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Next Year’s Festival

Congleton Food and Drink Festival 2015 will be held on Sunday June 14th 10.30am – 4.30pm We are looking for more volunteers to join the Festival Team so if you would like to be more involved and help organise the event please get in touch via the contacts page

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Congleton Food and Drink Festival needs you!

Congleton Food and Drink Festival is looking for volunteers to help out on the day at this year’s event. The Festival, which will take place in Congleton town centre on Sunday 15th June, is a community-run, non-profit event that brought over 12,000 visitors to the town centre last year, and which takes place thanks to the fantastic […]

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Congleton Food and Drink Kids Festival Announced

The Kids Activity Programme has now been released!   This year’s festival is as family friendly as ever, with a packed schedule of free activities for foodies of all ages taking place in Congleton’s Town Centre.   While parents pick up top chef tips in the Mill Street Kitchen, kids can get creative next door […]

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Food Festival Stalls for Start Ups

Got the idea for a great food business but don’t know where to start? Congleton Food and Drink Festival wants to hear from you.   This year the Festival is offering local people with a passion for baking and making the opportunity to take the first step towards turning their cooking skills into a business. […]

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