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Weobley Ash – Mutton renaissance – BBC Countryfile

Weobley Ash as seen on BBC Countryfile

EPISODE 1327 – SHEEP THEME

Anita Rani travelled to Herefordshire to meet –

“… the city slickers who swapped corporate life for the country”  and now supply top quality mutton to high end restaurants in the area. Anita discovers ” it’s the way the David and Helen treat the meat that makes it so special.” (i.e. tasty, healthy food)

Screenshot of BBC Countryfile Mutton Renaissance

BBC Countryfile Mutton Renaissance

Watch the Weobley Ash excerpt here:  Weobley Ash Mutton – Farm to Fork

Further information from the BBC Coutryfile website here: Sheep Theme or the Radio Times here: Sheep Theme

 

 

 

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Weobley Ash mutton @ the Ludlow Food Festival

The Slow Food Ludlow group’s  – “Taste Workshops” – at the Ludlow Food Festival will include Peter from The Duck’s Nest, Presteigne – demonstrating his culinary expertise with our mutton. Result!

“The Ducks Nest – Passion in Presteigne

One of the most exciting additions to the foodie scene in the Marches is the arrival of Jemima and Peter with the Ducks Nest restaurant, a haven for those that share their passion for food. Peter the chef will be using produce from some of his favourite local producers including Weobley Ash’s mutton and Blackwell’s ducks to offer you samples of several imaginative dishes.”

Date: 12/09/2015 @ 12 noon
Tickets: Adults £15.00 Members £13.00

to book visit: http://www.slowfoodludlow.org.uk/page.php?Plv=1&P1=12

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Weobley Ash most read article in the Hereford Times

See us in the Hereford Times !!

“Herefordshire farm to appear on BBC’s Countryfile programme this weekend”

*** Most read article online !!!

Hereford Times Screen Shot 2015-07-28

See us in the Hereford times! Most read article online!!

The article highlights the coming BBC “field to fork” piece with Anita Rani discussing mutton and how the Weobley Ash produces it.

BBC Countryfile on Sunday – August 2nd at 7pm.

also in the Evesham Journal

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Mutton, farm to fork – BBC Countryfile – Weobley Ash & The Riverside Inn

Andy Link, chef of the Riverside Inn, Aymestrey worked with us and Anita Rani for the filming of the BBC Countryfile Story of Mutton, farm to fork. To be aired 2nd August at 7.00 pm.

Pan-fried loin of Weobley Ash mutton served medium rare @ The Riverside Inn, Aymestery

Pan-fried loin of Weobley Ash mutton served medium rare @ The Riverside Inn, Aymestery

The rambling Inn on the River Lugg in Aymestrey with it’s riverside eating in summer, log fires and 20 malt whiskies in winter, is now serving our mutton.

For reservations call 01568 708440

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The Duck’s Nest

The Duck's Nest logo

Weobley Ash now supply The Duck’s Nest with mutton

We are now supplying The Duck’s Nest Bistro – recently opened just up the road in Presteigne.

To make a reservation call 01544 598 090

Website :  The Duck’s Nest

 

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Mortimer Country Food Fair – 2015

Mortimer County Food Fair Logo

Weobley Ash will once again be setting up stall at the Mortimer Country Food Fair – Saturday 11th July 2015.

The Mortimer Country Food Fair promotes local food and craft producers, by featuring their products to local people who may have been unaware of how superb the food produced around them really was.

The Food Fair has been running for seven years and gets bigger and better every year! The 2015 Food Fair will be the best ever with more exhibitors and demonstrations than ever before.

Entry to The Mortimer Country Food Fair 2015 is £4 per adult.

Parking nearby is free of charge.

There is no need to book your tickets in advance, – just turn up and pay at the door.

The Mortimer Country Food Fair is held on the premises of Aardvark Books, Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire (click here for a map).

For more info see the website Mortimer County Food Fair

http://mortimercountry.co.uk

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Gardens in the Wild: 20-21 June 2015

We will be feeding the 5,000 at the second ‘Gardens in the Wild’ festival to be held on the 20th & 21st of June in Stagg Meadow, Titley – just down the road. The festival celebrates the gardens and landscape of Herefordshire, where “mountains and moorland, sheep pasture and wooded river valleys, small villages and castles exist side by side” .

We will be serving our cooked to order farm-made hogget burgers, pulled mutton and other lamb dishes.

Website : Gardens in the Wild

Held at Stagg Meadow, Titley, Herefordshire HR5 3RL

Entry to Stagg meadow is free. Parking is £3.

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