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LetChworth Food & Garden

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Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 May 10am - 4pm Letchworth Garden City

Sponsored by Letchworth Garden City heritage foundation, NhDC and North herts College Part of the

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The 2012 Letchworth Food and Garden Festival is organised by Love Letchworth with support from:

the food and Garden festival is part of

Look out for: the Big Lunch - June 2 Street fest - June 9 Letchworth festival - June 8 - 24 olympic torch Procession - July 8 for the latest events, activities, competitions and offers visit www.loveletchworth.com or search ‘Love Letchworth’ on facebook or twitter

Programme designed by Nomad Graphique and printed by Design Print

welcome to the Letchworth Food and Garden Festival over the weekend you’ll be treated to some celebrity and local award winning chefs showcasing their culinary skills in our two demonstration kitchens. With Dean edwards a BBC Masterchef finalist and regular on ItV’s Lorraine programme - Phil thompson from auberge du Lac, and Chris Jones from the fox at Willian, plus many others. Browse our bustling market place of over 60 stalls offering tempting treats including locally reared meat, homemade preserves, speciality cheeses, oils, spicy condiments and sauces, beer and cider and of course local fruit and vegetables. Many of your farmers’ Market favourites will be here for the whole weekend so take advantage of extended trading from 10am to 4pm. You can even put your goodies in one of our durable food festival shopping bags available to purchase on the day for just £1. We’re hoping that the green fingered among you will enjoy our display garden from arch Community Centre. the team have put together a vibrant display planting fruit and veg alongside more traditional planting. We’ll also have local nurseries offering home grown plants and seedlings for sale. finally a word of thanks to our sponsors, the heritage foundation and Jenny Lloyd in particular for making the first food festival such a success that stallholders and chefs have been eager to return, to North herts College for providing us with their fabulous catering students and Student Crew, and North herts District Council for their Love food hate Waste stage and support for the festival. I hope you and your friends and family enjoy a great weekend in Letchworth Town Centre. Lee Boswell - Town Centre Manager

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Meet our Chefs!

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Jam maker Vickie’s humbers homemade Preserves continues to go from strength to strength with a presence at farmers markets, delis, farmer shops and hotels. Vickie’s successes include being nominated for an eastern region award and being featured on the one Show in November.

North Herts College festival sponsor North herts College offer their catering students the opportunity to assist the professional chefs with cooking demonstrations as well as showcasing their own culinary skills.

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the food and Garden festival activities extend to Station road with the Green house Community Market’s fantastic food and home fair at the Gallery. Just a hop from the demonstration kitchens and stalls, the Green house’s undercover market place will have everything relating to the home inside and out as well as tasty food.

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SUnDaY 20 May 2012 Demonstration Kitchens running order

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Intro North Herts College Wetherspoons Breakfast Phil Thompson Chris Jones Richard Fox James Nicholas

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Intro Stuart Blackman Richard Fox tbc Vicki Humber Phil Thompson Richard Fox


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Festivals and Fun Days in Letchworth Garden City this summer

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Market Place Arch Community Group flowers, bees, butterflies, trees 01438 233554 Aspidistra Florists Letchworth based florist offering hanging basket demos 01462 682388 Breckland Orchard Producers of fabulous sparkling soft drinks – or ‘Posh Pop’ 01953 878060 Cardona & Son Small and family run producer of the loveliest and tastiest rare breed pork 07958 655962 Charlotte's Organic Home Baking Wheat and gluten free baking using only the finest organic ingredients 01462 612179 Cherry Tree Preserves award winning range of pickles, chutneys, jams and marmalades 01308 455109 Chilliqueen Ltd range of award winning chilli based condiments 01635 579737 Chiltern Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil Producers of cold pressed rapeseed oil and apple juice 01442 823193 Church Farm - Ardeley high welfare farm producing meat, fruit and vegetables 01438 861447

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Cleverly Horticultural Enterprises Bedding plants, hanging baskets and ornamentals 07788 920501 crazy4crepes fresh crepes and pancakes with sweet & savoury fillings 01992 460406 Delimobile olives, cheese, charcuterie and speciality oils and sauces 07880 837522 E W Wells & Son farmers Market regular selling locally produced vegetables 01767 312173 Eat Drink Ideas artisan delicatessen with artisan cheeses, Italian salami, hams and more 01763 288449 Edible Ornamentals Chilli related products such as sauces, plants & fresh chillies. Veg & herb plants 01480 405663 Evanly Apples Naughty but nice gourmet apples and home made treats for special occasions 01438 361864 Fairhaven Wholefoods a family run health store, catering for all your dietary needs 01462 675300 Farrowby Free Range Farm free range eggs and pork products 01462 733700

Fat Man Chilli Chilli sauces, jellies and preserves 01923 775592 Great British Sausage Company award winning farm-assured pork and venison sausages 01438 815139 Greek Deli Greek gourmet delicacies 01462 482595 Growing People horticultural therapy Programme based at Letchworth Centre for healthy Living 01462 678804 Hertfordshire Honey Producers of local honey, wax, hand cream and bee products 01438 221051 Humbers Homemade Jams and chutneys 01525 750246 JJ's Nuts Prepacked nuts and snacks 01935 825698 KC Robbins Meat and pies 01234 378118 Kush Cuisine handmade preserves with a Caribbean twist 0208 6683570 La Concha Wine & Tapas Bar authentic Spanish tapas to try plus Sangria to whet the appetite 01462 673804 Letchworth Festival Information stall for the Letchworth festival 8th - 24th June www.letchworthfestival.org


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Love Food / Hate Waste find out more about Love food/hate Waste from NhDC 01462 474336 Lymn Bank Farm 17 flavoured hand made cheeses using the best ingredients 01754 880312 Mama's Cupcakes home made fudge and luxury cupcakes 01767 601200 Manjira South Indian Pachadis 01444 413190 McCarthy's Country Store artisan bakers selling handmade cakes and pastries 01277 262774 Meah's Flavours of India Curry sauces. Can you handle their hottest sauce? 01582 493388 MKS Food Distribution Nuts, dried fruits, chocolates, turkish delight, olives & baklavas 07871 799449 Munchy Seeds Scrumptious blends of dry roasted and flavoured seeds 01728 833004 Natterjack Chilled Somerset cider and apple juice 01379 788614

NineSprings Wine South african wines 07890 017403 North Herts College NhC roadshow 01462 424242 Pampered Chef Cookwear for aspiring and established chefs 01462 684411 Pioneer Nurseries Locally grown herbaceous perennials, shrubs, herbs and bedding plants 01462 675858 Pitfield Brewery organic beer, wine, cider & soft drinks 01787 282360 Queen Bee Gluten & wheat free cakes 01462 679848 Radcliffe Arms hitchin favourite selling paella 01462 456111 Ravens Den hand made savoury and sweet pies and crumbles 01234 391010 River Smith Events one-to-one coaching and grow your own vegetables (gluten free) 01767 220223 RSPB raising funds and awareness of the rSPB 01763 249459 Samphire Shop Ltd free range rare breed pork sausages and pies 01379 674413

Seasons Plants, shrubs, vegetables and bird boxes 01763 284126 Seasons Fruit & Veg fruit, vegetables and salad boxes with a delivery service 01462 819975 Surrey Ices family run mobile ice cream specialists 07973 749392 Tasty Tats Delicious hot jacket potatoes with a choice of scrumptious fillings 07709 822857 Thai Garden Letchworth's fabulous and famous thai cuisine 01462 486213 The Country Bumpkin Wild food including venison koftas and burgers 01438 816535 Transition Town Letchworth home grown food plants and home grown produce 01462 671837 Watergull Orchards apple juice and cider 01945 485707 Wobbly Bottom Farm Producers of award winning sheep's, goat’s and cow's cheeses 01462 433873 Woodwards Farm home made gourmet beef burgers 01832 293490

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Chefs on stage and stall holders are subject to change. Information believed to be accurate at the time of printing.

Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese Cheese & butter produced by hand, using milk from their own dairy herd 01507 466226


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Food & Garden Festival 2012  

The Letchworth Food & Garden Festival 2012 programme