Dec 19 2016

New Forest Marque food quiz supports charities

More than £1,000 has been raised by competitive quizzers aiming to taste success in a New Forest food quiz. The food and drink themed quiz was organised by the New Forest Marque and attracted 110 foodies eager to test their knowledge. The New Forest Marque is supported by the New Forest National Park Authority and…

Nov 30 2016

New Forest Marque winners at the Hampshire Life Food and Drink Awards 2016

The Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards returned for the eleventh year and the 2016 event was bigger than ever. Taking place on 23rd November at The Elvetham Hotel in Hartley Wintney, the 2016 awards welcomed more categories and provided a chance for more people to celebrate their successes with us. These awards recognise the…

Nov 30 2016

Local foodie business awarded for outstanding contribution

The inaugural New Forest Food & Drink Festival Week ended on a high with Ringwood’s Bakehouse24 scooping the award for Best Contribution to New Forest Food & Drink in 2016. Sponsored by The New Forest Marque he award was given to Bakehouse24 for their work within the local community in helping to revive and sustain…

Nov 30 2016

New Forest Marque members are winners in the Beautiful South Awards

On the 24th November 2016 the Beautiful South Awards at the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl, near Southampton, saw TV and radio celebrity Toby Anstis celebrating the cream of the region’s tourism industry. Among the winners were several New Forest Marque Members who will have the opportunity to represent the South East in Visit England’s…

Nov 21 2016

Victorian Dough Trough finds new home!

Eling Tide Mill needed a new home for their Victorian Dough Trough and Bakehouse24 was happy to help. Since receiving the dough trough it has been put to good use and Bakehouse24 have made some bread for Eling Tide Mill and a new relationship has been formed and hopefully will continue into new ventures together.…
Stepping Stones

Nov 14 2016

Stepping Stones Lymington Artisan Bread Making Course – For Fun

Christmas Gift Vouchers Available Now! Half Day (3-4 hours) £70 for 2 persons (individual £65) or stay for a Ploughmans Style lunch to include locally sourced Ham and Cheese with home made chutney and a glass of wine £12.50pp. Many cooks of all levels believe that successful bread making is difficult, time consuming and sometimes…

Nov 14 2016

The New Forest Marque raised £1400 at the Quiz Night

A massive thank you to everyone who donated and supported our Food and Drink Quiz Night on Friday 4th November. With special thanks go to: Appetite for Adventure, Lyburn Cheese, Real Food, Spice ‘n’ Easy, New Forest Fruit Co Ltd., BakeHouse24, Dancing Cows, New Forest Spring Water Ltd, Hockey’s Farm Shop, Fordingbridge Fudge, The Big…
Bell Inn

Nov 14 2016

The Bell Inn’s first evening Christmas Fair

The Bell Inn, New Forest, is proud to announce it is hosting its first Evening Christmas Fair on Wednesday 30 November. From 6-9pm, the 18th-century family-owned Inn will open its doors with a huge festive welcome and unique shopping experience. With its open fires roaring and mulled wine available from the bar, the Inn will…

Nov 8 2016

Training Opportunity – Marketing your produce – Legislation and regulations

Wednesday 30 November 10am – 4.30pm Brockenhurst Learn more about the legislation and regulations for  primary producers who are setting up, diversifying or expanding an existing business. This course will cover; liability and responsibilities, planning, registering as a food premises, health and safety and requirements for holdings. Talks from NFU, New Forest Land Advice, National…