This year’s local food festival

April 26, 2016 Lesley Mountain EventsFood

Gibside Farm at last year's festival

Gibside Farm at last year’s festival

We’re working up to our second festival that celebrates local food and drink production. It’s
at Blaydon Burn Farm, Burn Rd, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6JR
Saturday 2nd. July 12.00 -4.00 p.m.
Entry 50p (Children 20p).

We will have loads of food to eat there or take away – including a hog roast, pizza, vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan food, locally baked bread.
Fresh eggs and vegetables, jams and chutneys will also be for sale. Teas, coffee and drinks available and a bar with local brews.
Come and have a picnic and listen to the Tenth Avenue Band and other music.

10th Avenue Band at last year's festival

10th Avenue Band at last year’s festival

There will be a children’s play area and activities and the opportunity for lovely woodland walks.
Why local food?
Because LOcal FOod =LOw FOod miles=LOw FOotprint (carbon!)=LOnger FOr us and our children. No long distance travel and unnecessary refrigeration, fewer pesticides and fertilisers. Less use of oil and other fossil fuels slows down climate change.
Also your money stays local and creates new jobs and services in Gateshead.
Come and talk to the producers about how your food is produced, or even get involved!
Directions to the Farm are on Google (Brockwell Wood). Bus numbers 49, R6. Off-road bike route from Blaydon. Car parking (for a donation) at the farm.
More details see Facebook page
e-mail info@transitionwestgateshead.org or phone 07742 439 023.

A lovely time at Blaydon Burn Farm

A lovely time at Blaydon Burn Farm


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