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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2014 North West Young Chef of the year competition

The search to find the cream of the North West of England’s young cooking talent begins again in earnest, as entries into the 2014 North West Young Chef of the year competition go live.   The contest, sponsored by Cheshire-based Essential Cuisine, invites young people from across Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, Cheshire, Flintshire and Cumbria […]

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Caterpillar Cupcake was the winner!

Cupcake Decorating Competition Thanks to all those who made cupcakes for the competition at the Festival. The judges had a really hard time deciding between them but chose the Caterpillar Cupcakes as the winner. So congratulations and well done for the hard work that went into making it look so good. We would be glad […]

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Congleton on a Plate – Recipe Competition

  Calling all local amateur Masterchefs to get in to the kitchen and take part in the 2013 Congleton on a Plate Cookery Competition.   This new and exciting competition will be part of this year’s Congleton Food Festival and will give all local aspiring chefs the opportunity to put forward their favourite recipes and have the chance […]

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Campaign For Real Ale

Antelope, Congleton   80 Lawton Street Congleton CW12 1RS   Licensee Cat Meecham Telephone 01260 408326.   Marstons Burton Bitter, Guest (seasonal) 1, Pedigree; Wychwood Hobgoblin [H]   Well-run community local with friendly welcome, this is a wet-led cask marque pub where real ale is a feature. One-third pint tasting platters are sold to encourage […]

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Paddington Bear inspired medal winning marmalade

Congleton based company Purple Laura has scooped a silver medal for her Deepest Darkest Peru marmalade at the Worlds Original Marmalade Festival. This is the third time in three years that Laura has won a silver award for her marmalades. In 2012 she won silver for her Hello World marmalade and in 2011 she won […]

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