Discover the tastiest food and drink from Kent – The Garden of England

Month: August 2019

Record-Breaking Visitor Numbers Flock To Kent Life’s Bank Holiday Ice Cream Festival

A record-breaking 2,000 people visited the Kent Life Heritage Farm Park’s Ice Cream festival in record-breaking August bank holiday temperatures to enjoy more than 60 varieties of ice cream. Candy Floss and Cherry Bakewell were the best-selling flavours.  Thirty-year-old mum…

Macknade Goes the Extra Mile for the Environment

Macknade, Kent’s favourite food hall, is putting environmental considerations at the forefront of its business. Changes to every area across the site are now in effect including a major reduction in plastic packaging, repurposing excess fruit and vegetables, buying pasture-fed…

Celebrating Kentish Hops, Beer, Apples and Cider

“Kent, sir – everybody knows Kent – apples, cherries, hops and women”  Charles Dickens Guardian of Kent’s Farming heritage and home to both hop gardens, growing traditional Goldings and Fuggles hops, and an apple orchard with up to 60 varieties…