Sunday 20 October 2013

Arundel.orgThe 2013 Arundel Food Festival is now over, but we have left these pages live to give a flavour of the type of event that takes place each year.
Work on the 2014 Festival is already underway, and we’d welcome hearing from anyone who would like to be involved as a committee member, event organiser, venue, sponsor or volunteer.
If you would like to get involved, our email address is info@arundelfoodfestival.org.uk. Please note that we do not allocate stalls for the Arundel Farmers’ Market – their email is farmersmarket@arundel-lido.com.


Full details of one-off and special events on Sunday 20 October 2013. For events taking place throughout the Food Festival, click here.

Green Wright Chalton AnnisKindly sponsored by Green Wright Chalton Annis
The first Sunday of the Food Festival sees a variety of FREE events and activities throughout the town that will enable you to get involved and have a go…

Sunday 20 October, 10am – 3pm
Apple Pressing with the National Trust
The perfect seasonal food event; bring along your apples and pears to be pressed, plus clean containers for the juice. Alternatively just turn up and have a go! Staff from the National Trust Slindon Estate and volunteers from Arundel Agenda 21 will be on hand to help. An event for everyone to get involved in (subject to adult supervision).
Location: Arundel Town Square

Sunday 20 October, 11am – 3pm
Community Chef Cookery Demonstrations
Robin van Creveld, the Lewes-based Community Chef, prepares a selection of tasty, healthy dishes using seasonal ingredients sourced locally, demonstrating how easy it is to eat well and be kind to the environment. Alongside Robin, Arundel Agenda 21 will be running the Community Chef’s static bicycle, which pedalled by members of the public provides the power to make smoothies from seasonal fruit and veg.
Location: Arundel Town Square

Sunday 20 October, From 11am
Fairtrade Tastings Galore
Harvest time is a great opportunity to remember all the farmers the world over growing the food we enjoy every day and the connections our food has with the earth – all too easily forgotten in the aisles of pre-packaged and processed supermarket food. Arundel Fairtrade Town Group will be offering tastings of the many Fairtrade foods now available and sharing information on how the Fairtrade system works.
Location: Arundel Town Square

Sunday 20 October, From 11am
You Are What You Eat – Healthy Eating Competitions For Children
Arundel Surgery Community Association, the voluntary patient support group for Arundel Surgery, present a fun series of competitions & quizzes for children based around healthy eating, with prizes!
Location: Arundel Town Square

Sunday 20 October, 11am to 3pm
WWT Arundel Bird Feeding Information
Expert advice on bird feeders from Arundel Wetland Centre, with handouts on what NOT to feed our birds and why.
Location: Arundel Town Square

Sunday 20 October, From 2pm
Arundel Veg & Produce Swap
Returning for its 2nd year, Arundel’s own “veg swap” where allotment holders and vegetable growers can swap their own produce for other peoples’ or for home-made jams, chutneys and cakes. No money will change hands and all produce must be home-grown or home-made. If you’ve nothing to swap then a small donation to food charity FareShare will suffice.
Location: Arundel Town Square

Sunday 20 October, From 11:30am – 1:30pm
Kids go Wild (Foraging & Cooking)
A chance for young ones to discover a few tasty treats growing locally and cook their own Bannock bread over a fire with the team from Forest Knights. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Contact: 07771 540184, info@forestknights.co.uk (no booking required but turn up early to get a place)
Location: Fields behind Mill Road overflow car park (follow signs on the day)

Sunday 20 October, Noon-1.00pm
Arundel Community Orchard
Visit and learn more about the new Arundel Community Orchard, planted in February 2013 with various Sussex varieties of apple, pear and other fruits. The Orchard is managed and supported by Arun District Council and Arun Wellbeing, with further support from Brighton Permaculture Trust; it aims to be about even more than growing fruit; it’s an educational resource and will help bring the community together.
Location: Herington’s Field, Fitzalan Road, BN18 9JP

Sunday 20 October, 2:30pm – 4pm
Secrets of a Successful Allotment
Visit and meet an experienced allotment holder and learn the secrets of growing your own on a traditional allotment site.
Location: Priory Road Allotment Site (off Ford Road)

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