Latest news from River Cottage
Festival Camping Village
Hire a luxury bell tent from Friday 16 – Monday 19 September and camp onsite, in style, for the whole weekend of the River Cottage Festival 2016!
A very compostable Spring Food Fair
Most takeaway packaging goes to incineration or landfill, but we wanted our Spring Food Fair to support Hugh’s War on Waste campaign by trying out an alternative. So all food at the three-day festival was served on compostable packaging by Edinburgh firm Vegware.
Head Chef Gelf wins Special Achievement Award at Footprint Awards
Congratulations to our Head Chef Gelf Alderson who scooped the Special Achievement Award for his individual contribution to environmental, social and economic sustainability.
River Cottage donate £3000 to Switchback
Switchback had their first trip of the year down to River Cottage HQ in April!
Coeliac Awareness Week - Naomi Devlin
Coeliac Awareness Week runs from 9-15 May this year. Although awareness of my own coeliac disease is pretty much a year round thing for me, it is wonderful that information will be extra visible this week and ideas for delicious gluten free food celebrated around the web.
River Cottage raise £600 for Horatio's Garden charity
On Monday 4 April we held our second annual Garden Open Day at River Cottage HQ.
River Cottage kitchen diary: March
"It's warming up down here on the farm and green shoots are starting to appear in the garden. In the kitchen that means we've got some more exciting ingredients to work with at last," says Sam Lomas.
River Cottage HQ wins Silver at the 2016 VisitEngland Awards
We have won a Silver Award in the Tourism Experience of the Year category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016 Ceremony.
Wake Up and Smell the Waste!
It’s estimated that 2.5 billion “paper” coffee cups are being thrown away in the UK every year . That’s almost 5,000 a minute, or 7 million per day.
Apprenticeship scheme open day
To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week we are opening our doors for prospective apprentices to come and have a look around.