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Taste of East Devon Festival
9th to 24th September 2023

How exciting. Smallicombe Farm has teamed up with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Michael Cain, Pig at the Coombe, Darts Farm, Otter Brewery, Ebb Tides and many more. Come and join us at our a ‘Farm to Fork’ and ‘Pig Keeping’ course during the 16 day Taste of East Devon Festival.

One of the Devon’s most popular food festivals returns this September with a fantastic array of events celebrating the area’s local produce, talented chefs and unique dining experiences.

With over 40 events ranging from seaweed foraging by Ebb Tide, Honey production by Blackbury Honey Farm, an open evening at Otter Brewery, Vineyard tours, Gin & Rum Tasting evenings, Cocktail master classes, various talks including ‘The Gut Health Revolution’ at River Cottage and even live music events at Heron Farm and The Pig.

At Smallicombe we are running both a family focussed farm to fork experience ‘Where does your meat come from’ or if you are considering keeping pigs we are also running a ‘Pig Keeping Course’.

During the family friendly course you can help feed the pigs, meet the sheep and poultry. You will have the opportunity to walk around our farm trail where you can visit ancient woodland, our Ruby Devon suckler cows and even spot our resident fairies! A light lunch created from our farm and locally sourced produce is included with both courses where you can ask the farmer any questions you have related to our farm and livestock!

The Pig Keeping course will cover all aspects of pig keeping from selecting your pig. housing, feeding, legal considerations and to the way through to the plate will be covered.

For more details on all the events on offer see below:

Photo credit to Nick Hook Photography

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