Hampshire Fare Food Festival Fortnight.

by Peter Fountain on Monday 12th June

A celebration of local food and farming 24th June to 9th July 2006 all over Hampshire.
Check the calendar of events at www.hampshirefare.co.uk
In Odiham The Grapevine Delicatessen will feature a different taste of Hampshire every day with free samples for tasting, wine, watercress, beer, jams and choocolates, all made in Hampshire. 01256 701900 www.grapevine-gourmet.co.uk

At Newlyns Farm North Warnborough, there will be an open weekend on the 1st and 2nd of July from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Farm walk to see all the animals and a tractor and trailer ride to see the growing crops. All aspects of their management will be explained. There will also be a sheep shearing demonstration.
Entrance is free and there will be tastings and a BBQ to purchase.
Booking; please come to the shop, call 01256 704128 or visit their website at www.newlyns-farmshop.co.uk

The Grapevine Restaurant in Odiham will be holding a gourmet evening in association with the Ringwood Brewery on the 29th of June at 7.30 p.m. This will be a luxury five course meal at a cost of £45 per head to include drinks and service. Booking 01256 701122. www.grapevine-gourmet.co.uk

The George Hotel will be running a set price lunch and dinner menu Monday to Friday throughout the Festival, featuring local farm steaks, strawberries and ice cream.
Booking; 01256 702081. www.georgehotelodiham.com

So, that's what's happening in Odiham, go to www.hampshirefare.co.uk to see what's on in the rest of Hampshire.


Great stuff - or at least I very much hope it will be!

Submitted by simon quarrell on Wed, 2006-06-14 13:08.