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Award winning non-alcoholic libations.
THE BATH SOFT CHEESE CO.
Award winning artisan cheeses handmade on our farm at Kelston using organic milk from our own cows.
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We make freshly prepared dog food. Cooked like you would at home. Delivered in perfect portions.
Our brewery is situated in the heart of The Forest of Dean, we produce award winning real ale, we also open each Friday & Saturday between 4pm – 10pm, it’s a great opportunity to visit the brewery , have a drink & grab some hot food. We sell a wide range of Real Ale in bottles, mini kegs, cask & kegs – something for everyone!.
The finest charcuterie from Spain including Iberico Ham, Chorizo, wild boar chorizo and salami. O, GF
BLACK MOUNTAIN BOTANICALS
We are true field to bottle distillers producing from locally grown cider apples and sugar beet. We produce award winning gins, rums, vodka and liqueurs.
BOOST COFFEE Co.
A coffee roastery based in Drybrook. We roast some unique coffees from special micro-lots, focusing on ethical buying, hand roasted production, making a great taste adventure for you to experience!. O,V.VG,GF
The pure taste of Brazil, made in Wales. We are a small family run chocolatier business based in Newport., making authentic Brazilian style chocolate truffles & other luxury chocolates. O,V,VG,GF
CAMRA is considered one of the most successful consumer organisations across Europe. Founded by four real ale enthusiasts back in 1971, today we represent beer drinkers and pub-goers across the UK.
Our vision is to have quality real ale, cider and perry and thriving pubs in every community.
Quality handmade preserves produced at home in small batches.
COMPTON GREEN VINEYARD
Fine wines from a small local vineyard near Newent, established over 30 years ago.
Based in Chepstow, we are a young company going into our 4th year. We grow over 40 varieties of rare, medium to super hot chillis from seeds through to crop. V, VG, GF
We are Chocshop an Artisan Chocolate Brownie Company with over 30 varieties of flavours.
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Ciders and perries produced in the Forest in small batches with apples and pears from our own orchard and from Gloucester & Herfordshire.
Croome cuisine specialise in producing multi-award winning and innovative artisan cheeses.
THE CRAFTY PICKLE Co.
We are two nutritionists handcrafting gut-friendly, unpasteurised, living fermented foods in South East Wales. We’re on a mission to reduce food waste by using as much perfectly edible but imperfect or surplus produce as possible to craft our raw, vegan, naturally nutritious sauerkrauts and kimchis. V, VG
DEAN FOREST BEEKEEPERS
Whether you are an experienced beekeeper, a recent starter, or are simply interested to find out more, you will find a warm welcome in Dean Forest Beekeepers. Although a vast amount of information and help is available online and in books, it is a very good idea to join a beekeeping association before starting to keep bees.
Most delicious French macarons you could ever taste!
We stock a wide range of Forest of Dean and Wye Valley fabulous produce, and will always prioritise local suppliers. Not just cheese, but honey, preserves, beers, ciders, wines and even local gins. We have our own locally roasted coffee blend, fudge and fabulous spice blends. Something for everyone.
THE FOREST BAKEHOUSE
A workers co-operative based in Longhope specializing in long fermentation and sourdough breads made with localy milled UK grain including heritage grains and a wide range of high quality vennioserie. Open 9am – 2pm Weds to Saturday for braed and a range fo savoury and sweet bakes and also a great coffee. An open bakery where customers can see the bakers at work.
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THE GARLIC FARM
We offer an exciting array of award winning garlicky goods. From fresh, smoked, black garlic and seed bulbs, to our extensive and award winning ambient collection of mayonnaises, Garlicky Chutneys & pickles even includes garlic beer and garlic vodka.
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We guide any ambitious and motivated person on their journey through education and their career, by providing the right environment that encourages and nurtures individual talents.
Our industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching team provide our students with the skills businesses truly need.
GLOUCESTERSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST
Our mission at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is a simple one – to value nature. Our ambition is to preserve, recreate and reconnect Gloucestershire’s wild places.
Award winning maker of Real Ale & Cider.
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HARTS BARN COOKERY SCHOOL
Harts Barn Cookery School is all about cooking for all – all ages and skill levels are catered for, and we teach everything from banquets to basics!
I am a one man enterprise from Cardiff, who sells the best teas I possibly can at a reasonable price. We have an excellent range of over 70 high class teas. I will purchase organic tea, and if possible fair trade tea, or from growers cooperatives.
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We make award winning handcrafted artisan scotch eggs, alongside chutneys to go with it…
Our luxury Hillbrooks ice creams are all made from completely natural ingredients creating a distinctive and delicious taste. All sorbets are 100% dairy free. We are convinced that, one taste and you will be hooked!
Real craft beer. Our beer is a modern expression of tradition and place. A gift from time honoured cultures.
THE INDIAN FOOD PALACE
Vegetarian and vegan Indian curries and snacks.
Delicious fresh cooked sweet and savoury crepes.
JAMES GOURMET COFFEE
James Gourmet Coffee is a small family company hidden away in the market town of Ross-on-Wye. Our team is small but dedicated to the production of high quality specialty coffee. Like a family, we stick together and more than half of our team have been in over a decade, at the time of writing! We are SO fortunate as our business is ALL about people.
JUST PRESSED CIDER
We are a local craft cider business based in the Forest of Dean.
Our craft cider is local, tastes delicious and packs a punch!
K9 RAW SUPPLIES
Nutrition and performance hub offering a wide range of frozen food, health treats and canisports equipment.
A wide range of ice creams made on our farm using milk and cream from our own herd of Guernsey cows and freshly made milk shakes.
LEAF AND PETAL
Purveyors of luxury loose leaf teas, herbal infusions and fruit tisanes, distinctive teaware, gifts and indulgencies. Tea is a journey – join the adventure, explore the flavour!
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Succulent chicken cooked to perfection, served with crispy skin on fries and mouth watering Asian slaw, also halloumi wraps and spiced pea cakes.
A new micro business based in the Forest of Dean.
We make handmade treats, unique organic herbal tea blends, as well as seasonal drinks created with foraged ingredients. O
THE LITTLE GARLIC PLATE
This traditional Mediterranean cooking tool is a must for ay foodie; A small ceramic plate with a special ‘rough’ surface used to puree garlic and ginger.
LOCAL DISCOVERY CARD
A community focused Digital Discount Card spanning Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Monmouthshire.
MAD BATTER CAKES
We are a delicious cookie based company! With cookie, loaves, pies, pizza, brookies and much more!
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We are one of the largest producers of free range geese in the UK, and hatch and supply goslings to other goose producers.
Our geese are bred from our own breeding flock, and hatched, reared and processed on our farm, over-looking the Wye Valley.
Greek souvlaki and gyros wraps, plus vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and dairy free wraps.
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We milk sheep and make sheep’s milk products mostly cheese! Whitehill our mixed herb halloumi style cheese won a bronze award at the Artisan Cheese Awards in 2022. Try Trothy, our feta style cheese, Parkapella, our take on a Manchego cheese and our Holywell white creamy cheese with a bit of a kick!
A tempting range of delicious fruit wines, liqueurs, traditional mead produced from home grown and locally soured fresh ingredients. Our mead is produced with honey from our Monkhide apiary. Our wines and liqueurs are vegetarian friendly and do not contain any artificial flavours or colourings.
MR & MRS OLIVES
A family owned business, the finest Mediterranean foods including olives, nuts, dried fruit, sun dried tomatoes, baklava, turkish delight, liquorice, fudge & confectioneries.
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MY PET TREATS
Delicious home baked, preservative free dog and cat treats vast selection of flavours and sizes to suit everyone’s best friend.
THE PUDDING SHOP
Producers of traditional steamed puddings.
NUTS ABOUT CINNAMON
Nuts About Cinnamon offers a range of deliciously moreish cinnamon glazed almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, peanuts and pecans. Our scrumptious sweet but savoury nuts are vegan and gluten free, making them the perfect snack for nearly everyone.! V, VG, GF
We are a husband & wife team baking together since May 2019.
The passion for baking started at a young age as I often baked with my nan. Whether it was welsh cakes or Christmas cakes, it made wonderful memories of delicious goodies.
OFF GRID COFFEE
Speciality coffee served from the back of a landrover.
THE PARSONS NOSE
Sustainable and ethical meat from heritage herds.
We are a rare breed! A family of farmers whose heritage can be traced back over 200 years and what’s more, we are still here!
Versatile vegetarian and vegan bakes and roasts, original recipes, clean labels, handmade, small batch, all natural ingredients. Some products are best for heating up at home as part of a meal, others can be eaten hot or cold and as food to go. V, VG, GF
PEPPERS PERFECT PIZZA
We make a range of handmade wood fired pizzas using local ingredients were possible.
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PINE NUT PATH
Food & drink from Croatia. Croatia is much more than just a popular summer holiday destination. Various regions offer very interesting unspoilt bypassed diversity.
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A family business based in Stroud, we bake gourmet, award winning savoury pies. We specialise in exciting, exclusive fillings and our range includes meat, game, fish and vegetarian options.
PLUMP HILL FARM
A small family run farm in the heart of the Forest of Dean run by husband and wife Stuart and Deb Blackmore, a smallholding borne out of a dream for self sufficiency, concerns about a decreasing number of heritage breeds and a desire to return to traditional farming practices.
QUEEN BEE HONEY COMPANY
Delicious pure unpasteurised honey from my own beehives situated across Monmouthshire.
THE REWILD PROJECT
The Rewild project CIC will be bringing our unique brand of heritage craft activities and ‘wild food’ to the Food Forest Showcase again.
Alongside our weekday sessions supporting vulnerable people we are also running gardening sessions in schools, holiday clubs, spectrum skills, an abundance scheme and adult heritage craft sessions.
We warmly welcome anyone to pop along on the day and check out what we have been up to.
RIVERFORD ORGANIC FARMERS
Award winning seasonal organic veg boxes and more, delivered fresh from our farm to your door.
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ROSS & ROSS GIFTS
We are a small, multi award winning British food gift company based in the Cotswolds. Our range includes curing kits that allow you to cure your own bacon & salmon, hampers that include delicious artisan snacks & drinks & seasoning products for your BBQ roast dinner & veggie dishes. V, VG, GF
The RSPB is the Country’s largest conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. By working together, we aim to keep birds and wildlife from further decline, so that we and future generations can see them thrive again.
We are multi award winning artisan cider and perry makers. We make whole juice draught and bottled ciders and perry using locally grown apples and pears.
SILVER CIRCLE DISTILLERY
A brand new craft spirits producer based in the Monmouthshire village of Catbrook. The company aims to develop a vibrant, dynamic alcoholic spirits brand that uses local ingredients in unique products that are synonymous with the Wye Valley.
Traditionally reared lamb and Aberdeen Angus Beef from the lush water meadows of a horseshoe bend of the River Severn.
SMARTS TRADITIONAL GLOUCESTER CHEESES
We are a family farm, making traditional, handmade Gloucester cheese. All our cheese is vegetarian, and made from unpasteurised cow’s milk.
Our farm is one of only four traditional single gloucester producers in the world. V, GF
Borneo inspired artisan, plant based and uniquely flavoured versatile sauces and all-in-1 flavourings pastes suitable for vegetarians and vegans and for doing any dining pursuit.
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A family run, local cake company where we hand craft our cakes in our home kitchen. We are absolutely passionate about taste and use only the highest quality ingredients to create more-ish amzing tasting cakes. Come and try our delicious homemade American style brownies, beautiful cup cakes and Tres Leche desserts.
We currently specialise in delicious and delightful sourdough doughnuts . Our sourdough starter gives extra strength to the dough, in addition to extra flavour and makes our doughnuts absolutely moth-watering delicious.
THAI-ZABB BY GING
Nestled between the beautiful Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley, is our small family run business offering authentic Thai food delivered straight to your door.
Handmade sauces and seasonings from Gloucester City.
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Microscopic brewery focusing mainly on traditional style British & Belgian ales with sidelines in forged ironwork, green woodwork and hand stitched leather items.
Nostalgic gourmet popcorn to make you smile.
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VQ COUNTRY WINES
Country wines made from 100% natural ingredients. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans, and coeliacs.
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We are a historic bakery based in Monmouth founded by the Wigmore family in 1907. Still run as a family concern, we offer competitively priced traditional hand crafted products. our wide selection of artisan award winning breads, cakes, savouries are all hand made on the premises using the original bread ovens. V, VG
American style smoked BBQ brisket, ribs and pulled pork.
THE WOODLAND TRUST
Creating new woodland is at the heart of what we do. We mobilise communities, landowners and volunteers to get trees in the ground, and aim to plant a tree for every person in the UK.
An organic farm in the Wye Valley producing 100% pasture fed meat, no dig vegetables and flowers delivered direct from our farm to your door!.
WYE VALLEY MEADERY
We are a small, family run company founded by two brothers and based in the beautiful Wye Valley, in the Welsh borders.
Combining our love of nature with our interest in brewing. We set out to create something as original as possible by taking the world’s oldest form of alcohol, and giving it a modern twist. What we have created is innovative, light, refreshing and rich in flavour, but also steeped in history. A true blend of old and new.
Traditional crumbly tablet fudge in lots of interesting flavours including our best selling burnt black treacle and salt flake city fudges…yum!