Quality, locally produced food and drink at very reasonable prices is what we’re all about. From breakfast to brew we’ve got a great selection on offer. Below are our 2015 food outlets, as we strive to improve our offering year-on-year, we’ll update this page with this year’s outlets.
Gilcombe Farm GilcombeFarm.com
As those of you who’ve been coming to Farmfestival will know, we are located on Gilcombe Farm, in the lush surroundings of the Somerset countryside. On the farm they produce a range of organic and free range meats and other farm goodies which are sold in the onsite farm shop.
Every year at Farmfestival Gilcombe Farm provide the best hog roasts known to man along with a range of quality burgers, sausages and all things meaty. If you can’t wait until Farmfestival get down to the farm shop just outside Bruton, or they are at 3 London markets, Barnes, Hammersmith and Palmers Green every week, supplying hog roasts and more.
Madam Gautier, Traiteur madamegautier.com
Madame Gautier ~ TRAITEUR ~ is a family run business creating freshly prepared French Regional Food for everyday eating. Their food and ethos is in in keeping with the tradition of Traiteurs at markets in every village in France, which is for small & local producers to sell their produce directly to the public, which fits with its aim to source good quality natural, chemical free ingredients for their dishes.
Madame Gautier has worked alongside Gilcombe Farm in Barnes market for a number of years; they are bringing a range of rustic vegetarian dishes and their wonderful salad bar to keep you fresh and healthy, just like their food, over the weekend.
Field to Fire Pizza http://www.fieldtofire.co.uk
With 20 years’ experience in the food, catering & events industries Angus was keen to be part of the British street food revolution that has swept the nation. Using the very best locally sourced ingredients and homemade dough and sauces we keep the emphasis on simplicity, authenticity and quality of ingredients.
As a result Field to Fire has rapidly gained a reputation for consistently producing delicious food with friendly and efficient service from our striking pop up mobile restaurant. If you’re looking for fire, fun & fantastic food then come check out Field to Fire.
The Grocer Cafe http://www.thegroceronlocksbrook.co.uk
The Grocer Café’s opened in 2011 in Bath, with a main aim to provide the community with good quality and local products ever changing with the seasons.
At Farmfest they will be concentrating on delivering quality coffee and cakes, using coffee from local coffee gods Dusty Ape who roast by hand in small batches, carefully profiling all of our roasts to get the most from the beans and to ensure each batch is reproducible.
The Steak Pit
For those steak loving connoisseurs, serving up the best in prime beef cuts, flame grilled to perfection.
A great addition to the food experience, serving up freshly cooked sweet and savoury crepes.
As we’re a Somerset Festival, we’ve got to have great locally sourced Beer and Cider!
Wild Beer wildbeerco.com
Wild Beer, Wild Yeasts, Wild Ingredients, Wild Ideas, Wild Ambitions….
The Wild Beer Co is located roughly 1 mile from the Farmfest site and perfectly illustrates what we are all about at Farm Festival, great local produce. They’ve been making wildly different beers and winning prizes for all their amazing varieties which will blow your taste buds away.
Bullbegger Cider, Lamyatt Community Orcard lamyatt.org.uk
Lamyatt formed a village co-operative to produce their own dry, medium cider. It’s named Bullbegger after the Spirit that’s said to roam Creech Hill at night and look down on the village. The whole village help harvest the ancient varieties of local apples in Ern’s orchard on Apple Day. The simple, old fashioned methods produce small quantities of clean, crisp and fresh tasting cider of the highest quality.
We are the only festival that you can buy Bullbegger Cider at, so make the most of it.
Brothers Fruit Ciders brotherscider.co.uk
Brothers first started selling their Pear Cider at the Glastonbury Festival in 1995 near what was then called the Jazz World Stage. It’s back again at Farmfest and you’ll be able to drink their light, refreshing ciders made using a variety of fruit.
Butcombe Bitters award winning handcrafted beers are brewed in the traditional way to the highest possible standards, using only the finest English and Continental hops, together with the best English malted barley. As a local Somerset brewery, we are proud to be pouring their pints at Farmfest.
Stowford Press westons-cider.co.uk
Stowford Press is a sparkling medium dry cider which has built its popularity on its taste and quality. It is the coupling of the Westons Cider traditional approach with contemporary modern techniques that make Stowford Press taste so good, especially on a sunny day, in a field.
In the Spirit will be hosting a cocktail bar at this year’s event, where you will be able to get your hands on something fresh and fruity with an added kick to get the party started.
Event Wine Solutions
Event Wine Solutions’ mission is to allow wine drinkers the opportunity of enjoying a decent bottle of wine, shared with friends, or wandering a festival site. Meticulously sourced wines are chosen for their quality, varietal character and ability to deliver the perfect experience at a festival.
As well as our list of outstanding locally sourced products, you’ll be able to purchase spirits and soft drinks at the various bars, all at a reasonable price.
You are allowed to bring food to the festival, which may be consumed anywhere on site.
As an independent, sponsor free festival, bar sales keep our event alive so we need to limit the amount of alcohol you can bring. However, we allow you to bring enough to get you started, which may be consumed anywhere on site. You may bring the following, or equivalent volumes:
Either: 12 cans (500ml) beer / lager / cider per person
Or: 6 cans (500ml) + 1 bottle of wine (75cl) per person (decanted into plastic bottle)
Or: 1 bottle of spirits (70cl) per person (decanted into plastic bottle)
You may only bring this in on first entry / STRICTLY NO GLASS BOTTLES
Please be aware that no underage drinking is allowed on the festival site. We adopt the challenge 25 policy as a condition of our licence on all festival bars, so please remember to bring ID.