Author Archives: cwildman

About cwildman

Local Food Evangelist, 5th Generation Butcher based in the Yorkshire Dales, England. Town End Farm Shop, Artisan Butchery & Charcuterie, Home of The Yorkshire Chorizo.

Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge

Coming soon to BBC2, here is a sneak peak of what we have been working on with Tom Kerridge, Nisha Katona & Alison Swan Parente for BBC2….. …….. Filmed on location at Town End Farm Shop, Airton, Malhamdale, Skipton, BD23 … Continue reading

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Leeds Indie Food 2018

Leeds Indie Food returns for 2018 and runs throughout May with lots of great events and offers to choose from. Returning for its third year, the 18-day celebration will play host to nearly 100 innovative events spread over three new … Continue reading

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The Porridge Grand Tour of Scotland

Porridge holidays where porridge pilgrims (tourists) eat porridge for breakfast, lunch and dinner are a thing!  VisitScotland have created the Porridge Grand Tour: ideas for porridge-themed trips in Scotland where oat enthusiasts can indulge their love of porridge and even eat it … Continue reading

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Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge BBC2

Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge – BBC2 Last chance to come along and have a look during filming…. A new BBC Food Series is being filmed at Town End Farm Shop in Airton near Malham in the Yorkshire … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival

The Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival will take place from Saturday the 23rd through to Saturday the 30th of September 2017. A celebration of local produce throughout the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Discover some of the best produce the area has … Continue reading

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The Courtyard Dairy has moved

The Courtyard Dairy has moved, not far but just a little further along the A65 to larger premises at Feizor.  What was once the old Falconry Centre has now been lovingly transformed by Andy & Kathy Swinscoe into a cheese … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Gin – Leeds Summer Fruits Gin

Thursday 8th June will see the launch of the Leeds Gin Summer Fruits edition. Containing 10 botanicals (Juniper, Coriander, Almonds, Orris Root to name but a few) it is copper-pot distilled and then infused with fresh strawberries and raspberries before … Continue reading

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World Gin Day & The Flaming Venom

We now appear to have a nominated day for celebrating everything, some are pure PR and others to highlight a great cause, the 10th of June is World Gin Day, not the greatest cause but possibly one to enjoy and … Continue reading

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Food Festival Tents

With summer starting now and a whole raft of Food and Music Festivals approaching every self respecting foodie needs a foodie tent to stand out from the crowd! I spotted these great food themed tents from FieldCandy and couldn’t resist … Continue reading

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The Goat Gap Cafe – Coming Soon to the Dales

The food scene is evolving in the Southern Dales & Craven area, we have exciting new locations, events and startups to try, the first of which is The Goat Gap Cafe. The Goat Gap Cafe is opening soon, on the … Continue reading

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