NOW into its second week this year’s Hampshire Fare Food Festival sees a range of fun and food-filled activities across the county.
From the award-winning farmers’ markets to cheese, wine and even chocolate tasting sessions, the next few weeks promise the best of locally-sourced produce at some mouth-watering events.
July 10 sees renowned travel writer Graeme Payne endulge in some afternoon tea and a few adventure stories at the Travel Lounge at Packridge Farm in Toothill from 2.30pm-5.30pm.
The next morning (July 11) the Dish Deli and Kitchen in Romsey serves up a taste of Hampshire from 11am-3pm and later there’s an evening of local food and drink at Pinglestone Barn in Alresford from 6-8.30pm.
The Parsonage Farm Fest takes place over the weekend (July 12 & 13) in Andover and the Southsea Tennis Club sees local cheeses and beers served from 9am-5pm.
Chocolate making taster sessions will be held in Alresford on July 12 & 19 and the Hampshire Farmers’ market comes to Alton from 10am-2pm on Saturday.
Finishing off the weekend is the White Horse Summer Fete (July 13), from 12pm-6pm, in Otterbourne and the Hill Farm Orchards Open Day, from 10am-4pm, in Swanmore.
For more information and the full line up visit hampshirefare.co.uk/food-festival.
Afternoon Tea with renowned travel writer Graeme Payne
July 10, 2.30-5.30pm
The Travel Lounge, Packridge Farm, Packridge Lane, Toothill, Romsey, SO51 9LL
An evening of Local Food & Drink at Pinglestone Barn
July 11, 6-8.30pm
Pinglestone Barn, Old Alresford, SO24 9TB
A Taste of Hampshire at Dish
July 11, 11am-3pm
Dish Deli and Kitchen, 16 Latimer Street, Romsey, SO51 8DG
Local Flavours at The Southern Co-operative
Fridays throughout July, 10am-2pm
The Southern Co-operative Local Flavours stores
Parsonage Farm Fest
July 12 & 13, 2-11pm (camping only)
Parsonage Farm, Upton, Andover, SP11 0JP
Love local - a taste of local products including cheeses & beer
July 12 & 13, 9am-5pm
The Pavilion Café, Southsea Tennis Club, Portsmouth, PO5 3PB
Chocolate Making Taster Workshop
July 12 & 19, 11am-12.30pm & 2-3.30pm
Unit 1, Upton Park Farm, Old Alresford, SO24 9EB
Supper under The vines
July 12 & 19, 5.30-10.30pm
Setley Ridge Vineyard, Lymington Road, Brockenhurst, SO42 7UF
Hampshire Farmers’ Market Alton
July 12, 10am-2pm
The High Street, Alton, GU34 1AA
The White Horse Summer Fête
July 13, 12pm-6pm
The White Horse, Main Road, Otterbourne, SO21 2EQ
Hill Farm Orchards Open Day
July 13, 10am-4pm
The Meon Spirit Company, Hill Farm, Droxford Road, Swanmore, Southampton, SO32 2PY
Vineyards of Hampshire Wine Festival
July 12, 12-4.30pm
Jenkyn Place Vineyard, Hole Lane, Bentley, GU10 5LU
Hampshire Farmers’ Market Winchester
July 13, 9am-2pm
Middle Brook Street and adjoining car park, Winchester, SO23 8DQ
Walk, Talk & Light Lunch at The Garlic Farm
July 17, 11am-2pm
The Garlic Farm, Mersley Lane, Newchurch, Isle of Wight, PO36 0NR
Chocolate pairing with Test Valley Wines
July 17, 6-8.30pm
Packridge Farm, Packridge Lane, Toothill, Romsey, SO51 9LL
Lisa’s Larder “Pop up Farm Shop”
July 18 & 19, 10am-3pm
Aubrey Farm, Keyhaven, Lymington, SO41 0TH
Curdridge Country Show
July 19, 11am-5pm
Curdridge Reading Rooms and Recreation Ground, Reading Room Lane, Curdridge, Southampton, SO32 2HE