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Edible Exmoor Design Studio

Coming Soon - A new graphic design service for the local food and drink producers of North Devon and Exmoor! Services include: Logo Design: A well-crafted logo is the foundation of your brand identity. We can create a unique and memorable logo that captures the essence of your food products ...

Farming on Exmoor

Exmoor, located in the southwest of England, is home to a plethora of diverse farming communities. These communities have thrived on the rugged and beautiful landscape of Exmoor for centuries, shaping the area's unique cultural identity and agricultural heritage. One of the most prominent farming communities on Exmoor is the ...

A Haven for Jam Producers

The stunning landscapes of Exmoor and North Devon have long been revered for their rugged beauty, rolling hills, and awe-inspiring coastlines. However, beyond the natural marvels that grace this region, it is also gaining recognition for its thriving jam-making industry. The jam producers of Exmoor and North Devon are making ...

Discovering the Best Seafood Spots around Exmoor & North Devon

The coastal regions of North Devon and Exmoor are not only known for their stunning natural beauty but also for their rich marine life. Situated in the southwestern part of England, these areas boast an abundance of high-quality fish and seafood. From succulent scallops to flaky cod, these regions offer ...

Explore the Marvelous Craft Beer Scene in North Devon and Exmoor

Craft beer is a growing trend across the United Kingdom, with a plethora of microbreweries and artisanal brewers popping up all over the country. North Devon and Exmoor are no exception to this trend. The area is famous for its beautiful countryside, rugged coastline and, of course, delicious traditional beer ...

Discover the Wild Bounty of Exmoor: Foraging Adventures Await!

Exmoor, the large heathland area in Somerset and Devon, is home to an abundance of wild edible plants and fungi that offer a rich and diverse larder for food foragers. From springtime when the hedgerows are heaving with greens to the autumn when the fruits of the forest are ready ...

Whipping Up A Culinary Storm

Once again Visit Exmoor are coming together with key partners across the area to highlight the exciting opportunities working in hospitality across the area. Details of the Exmoor Young Chef 2023 competition have just been launched and passionate young cooks aged 12-16 years are being encouraged to apply. The excitement ...

Young Chefs excel after Exmoor competition and new film launched

Exmoor Young Chef winners join Exmoor Food Fest media event (Photo: Jessica Davies) The top winners of the Exmoor Young Chef 2022 competition, captured in a new film released this week, have joined top professional chefs at high profile foodie events and are on course for a fine career in ...

Wicked Wolf Vodka

Wicked Wolf have produced the first premium vodka on Exmoor with a twist of Sicilian lemon Wicked Wolf Exmoor Vodka is a versatile premium spirit double distilled with nothing but 100% Sicilian lemons and filtered through activated coconut charcoal. Their Exmoor Vodka boasts a clean crisp citrus note that is ...

World Gin Day

World Gin Day is a global celebration, held on the second Saturday in June Gin is booming, everyone knows that and that trend looks set to continue. Over 48 million bottles of gin have been sold in 2020, did you know that’s enough to make 1.15 billion gin ‘n tonics ...

New Exmoor Rum

Exmoor Distillery have been working hard, producing one of the very few rums made from scratch in the UK. Made in their distillery on Exmoor they ferment the highest grade molasses in their purpose built fermentation tank and then distil the fermented molasses using a combination of pot and column ...

Exmoor Lamb wins Gold

West Ilkerton Farm were awarded Gold for their half leg of lamb at the Taste of the West Awards The farm near Lynmouth in Exmoor has been handed down for generations. Their aim is to blend modern knowledge with sustainable farming methods using local breeds that are suited to the ...

Entrepreneurial Chef Wins The Exmoor Society’s Pinnacle Award

The 2020 winner of the prestigious Pinnacle Award, run by the Exmoor Society, is Caroline Westcott, a qualified freelance private chef whose family have been farming on Exmoor for over 500 years. Taking the plunge in 2018, Caroline decided to embark on a new career in catering by training at ...

Coffee with a story to tell

The Exmoor Coffee Company, a new coffee company, has started producing coffee steeped in the folklore and tales from Exmoor. Laura Claughan created The Exmoor Coffee Company from her love of coffee and her affinity with Exmoor. They have aligned their blends to tales, stories and history of Exmoor, naming ...

Send a taste of Exmoor this Christmas

An Exmoor christmas hamper makes the perfect gift to send a taste of Exmoor to a loved one. In a time when High Street shopping is restricted and big corporate companies are benefiting from online sales, its more important then ever to help out your local independent shops. There are ...

5 local vegetable box delivery companies

Since lockdown the demand for locally sourced food has grown. One area to see a vast expansion of demand are vegetable boxes delivered to your door. Here are five vegetable box companies around the North Devon, Exmoor and Somerset area: Local Farmbox Local Farm Box's mission is to act as ...

Local Tea Hits the Spot!

Brand new business The Exmoor Tea Company has just launched its core ethical tea range. The teas have been expertly blended in small batches using the finest ingredients and are packed in West Somerset. The teas are available in eye-catching retail cubes, in packs of 15 and 12 biodegradable pyramids ...

Exmoor National Park want to know ‘Why I love Exmoor!’

 Exmoor Day 19th October Exmoor National Park came into being on 19th October 1954 when the Designation Order made by the National Parks Commission was confirmed by the Minister for Housing and Local Government Harold Macmillan – making us the 8th National Park in the UK. To celebrate Exmoor Day ...

New Exmoor grass-fed lamb film and online directory encourages people to buy local

 Residents and visitors across Exmoor as well as further afield can now get a true taste of Exmoor at home by buying grass-fed lamb direct from some of the area’s passionate farmers and producers. A new list of farms supplying lamb direct and accompanying film has just been released ...

New Interactive Map

We have been busy creating a new Interactive Map of Food & Drink Producers throughout Exmoor, North Devon and Somerset. The clickable map features info about local producers as well as videos and product images. We are constantly updating the map with new producers so keep checking back to view ...

Exmoor Hill Farming Network CIC is launched

New 100% Farmer-Led Network Has Community at Heart The Exmoor Hill Farming Network has established itself as a Community Interest Company (CIC) and will be running as an independent, 100% farmer-led organisation from 1st February 2020. The move will mean greater independence for the Network, which already works with around ...

New scheme urges shoppers to buy local

A new initiative to highlight the merits of buying local has been launched in Exmoor National Park. The National Park Authority and Visit Exmoor are working together to support local producers and promote how the fine produce sustainably grown, reared and prepared within Greater Exmoor benefits the landscape and its ...

Chilli, Cheese, Chocolate & Coffee Festival 2020

They are back again and this year is even bigger! In Devon we pride ourselves on producing some of the best food and drink in the country and this festival will celebrate and honour four of Devon's tastiest attributes. The stars of this show will be the traders and they ...

Down on the Farm – West Ilkerton Farm

This is a North Devon Moving Image Down on the Farm documentary short film commission. Down on the Farm: West Ilkerton Farm - This film follows the Eveleigh family’s decision to produce and sell their own meat using their local abattoir, and selling meat boxes online. It explores the importance ...

Apple Pressing at Lemons Farm

Pick, pulp, press and pasteurise your own juice in a private orchard Visit Lemons Farm throughout September and October to spend a day in their private orchard pressing your own juice and learning the traditional Devon art of cider production. Bask in the view overlooking the beautiful Taw Valley and take all your ...

New Chilli Shop

North Devon Chillies will be opening their brand new shop in early July. Based at 8 Butchers Row, Barnstaple, they will be selling all things chilli related from chilli sauces to chocolate chilli. The shop will also have a Mexican Deli. Their products are sourced from companies like Devon Chilli ...

The Edible Exmoor food producer brochure & map

Exmoor and its surrounding countryside are abundant with independent food and drink producers, all creating unique and amazing produce.  This brochure celebrates some of the many producers around North Devon and Exmoor and will help you discover some of the amazing producers in the area, along with recipes to try ...

Exmoor Food Festival 2019

It's nearly time to start eating your way over the moors, the Exmoor Food Festival runs through out February and Participating restaurants across the region will offer special ExFF19 deals between 1 and 28 February. A wide range of events will be celebrating local food and drinks at various locations across Exmoor The ...

Christmas Is Coming

Now Halloween and Bonfire Night have finished I think we are allowed to get excited and stressed in equal measure about the biggest family day of the year, yes Christmas. The shops are full of Christmas gifts (although they seem to have been since August) and I am already feeling ...

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