Taste Kent Magazine

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

Clare Pope

Two local farming families partner in vertical farming venture

In the town of Sittingbourne, Kent, two long-standing farming families have joined forces to start a new vertical farming venture and realise their ambition to reach Net Zero by blending traditional methods with cutting-edge technology powered by solar panels.

Kent food business wins four golds at health food awards

Local food entrepreneur, Fermenti, has won four golds at the 2022 Nourish Awards, for their innovative cultured cookies made from fermented fruits and nuts.

Get Your Skates on & Bag A Ticket to Kent Coffee Festival 2022

Kent Coffee Festival is back celebrating all things coffee on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th November 2022 at the Roller Room, Dreamland Margate.

Fresh produce business Foodari gets Royal seal of approval

Foodari, the fresh produce business based at Howletts Farm near Ashford, has received a Royal Appointment for the Supply of Fruit and Vegetables to HRH the Prince of Wales.

Take a run through the Gusbourne grapevines with the NFU Mutual Ashford, Tenterden & Whitfield team

Whether you like running, wine, beautiful scenery or all three, we’ve found the perfect event for you. The Gusbourne Run, which is proudly sponsored by trusted insurance provider NFU Mutual Ashford, Tenterden and Whitfield, takes place on Sunday 24th of July.

Introducing The Saffa Bru at Woolton, a new dining experience in a stunning venue

Woolton Farm in Bekesbourne nr Canterbury, the home of award-winning cider producer Kentish Pip, has partnered with The Saffa Bru (Afrikaans for ‘South African brother’) at The Barn, to launch an exciting new dining experience this summer.


Simpsons’ Wine Estate in Kent is preparing to expand its still wine production after planting a third vineyard, marking almost a decade since owners Ruth and Charles Simpson established their winery in the heart of the garden of England. Over…

Kent Crowns its Food & Drink Heroes for 2022: The Taste of Kent Award winners announced

In a glitzy ceremony at the Kent Event Centre last night – the first since 2020, the winners of Kent’s food and drink Oscars equivalent, The Taste of Kent Awards, were announced in a joyous in-person gathering of the finalists.

Pro tips for your best NYE Cocktails ever!

So, New Year’s Eve is on….!  Boris hasn’t locked us down, the guests are invited (- on the proviso they’ve done a lateral flow test beforehand), the playlist is on standby, now for the all-important celebratory cocktails…. Whatever your cocktail…

Mastering the Art of Mixology is Thirsty Work

You’re invited to join a cocktail masterclass in the countryside near Chilham in a converted barn on a Thursday afternoon in August said the invitation from Kent-based mobile bar business The Thirsty Farriers.  Sounds like a dream, I thought.  We’ll…