Taster Days 2017-12-02T09:19:31+00:00

SUPPLIER TASTER DAYS

FESTIVE SCHEDULE 2017

CANALSIDE FARM SHOP

From 11am to 3pm

“Meet our local suppliers and taste their finest seasonal produce”

 

 MEZZESOUL POMEGRANATE SAUCES

Friday 27th October

pomegranate sauces

MezzeSoul is a pomegranate sauce brand from Healthy Recipes, a family run business. The MezzeSoul range of delicious versatile sauces are made from fresh pomegranate juice, and contain no artificial colourant or preservatives. 100% natural for you to taste and enjoy!

 PROOF HOUSE BAKERY

Saturday 4th November

stollen bread

A local micro bakery based in Cannock, Proof House Bakery produce a range of hand crafted breads, rolls and pastries. With Christmas in mind they have baked a delicious traditional stollen bread for you to taste today!

 BRETBY GEESE

Saturday 4th November

bretby geese

Meet the owners of the award winning flock of Bretby Geese, from Bretby near Burton-on Trent. Allowed to roam free in traditional grassland, antibiotic and GM free, Ashley (our Head Butcher) confirms they are the tastiest geese he has ever eaten! Come along and try for yourself if you are deciding what to serve on Christmas day!

COTTAGE DELIGHT

Saturday 11th November

cottage delight
Cottage Delight are a family firm based in Leek, who have been producing quality jams, marmalades, pickles and curds for over 40 years. They continue to create new products, using traditional style recipes and innovative methods to delight your tastebuds!

 SLATER’S HANDCRAFTED ALES

Saturday 18th November

slaters-handcrafted-ales

Slater’s Ales is a family run brewery based in the heart of Stafford. They have been brewing hand crafted, high quality, award winning beers since 1995. We have created a Canalside Golden Ale in partnership with Slater’s and will be launching the bottled version in the Farm Shop today! Please pop in for the very first taste –  Cheers!

 PACKINGTON FREE RANGE COCKEREL

Saturday 25th November

Packington Cockerel is slow reared for an exceptional taste. Reared between 3kg and 7kg the birds are larger than chickens, full of flavour and offer a great alternative to a traditional turkey dinner.

 CALCOTT TURKEY

Saturday 2nd December

calcott farm turkeys

Richard Calcott has farmed at Wigginton Fields Farm (Tamworth) since 1980. His compassionate farming approach results in quality produce, and his turkeys are regularly awarded for their flavour and taste. A firm favourite on the traditional Christmas dinner table.

 GROVE ESTATE

Saturday 9th December

Grove Estate wines

Grove Estate is a family run vineyard, based nearby in Eccleshall, Staffordshire. Owned by Rob and Liz Grove, they produce high quality wines. Currently growers of two varieties of white grapes (‘Phoenix’ and ‘Seyval Blanc’) and one red (‘Rondo’), their wines are perfect to help you celebrate the festive season or give as a special gift.

 SLATER’S HANDCRAFTED ALES

Saturday 16th December

canalside golden ale

Slater’s Ales are popping back in again to tempt you with a tipple of their finest ales to celebrate Christmas and new year! Slater’s is an award winning family run brewery based in the heart of Stafford, who also produce our very own Canalside Golden Ale!

Keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for regular updates on who’s visiting.