Category: Updates

Hospitalfield Beer & Berries Festival 2021

This year was our second year at Beer & Berries Festival at Hospitalfield  in Arbroath, it was wonderful to be part of this celebration of local produce. This was our first physical event since coming out of lockdown, it was brilliant to welcome visitors and catch up with local producers. There was a real sense

Crohn’s Cooking & Me

Hello I’m Debbie, I’m an enthusiastic home cook. Cooking has always been my passion and my therapy. Until that passion was taken from me almost two years ago with a diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease. Was I shocked at the diagnosis – no. I have been dealing with symptoms to a varying degree since my early

Tay Cities Food & Drink Expo 2021!

We are delighted to announce this year’s Tay Cities Food & Drink Expo is taking place on Monday 10th May. This B2B event is a fantastic opportunity to introduce farmers, producers & manufacturers from Angus, Fife, Dundee & Perthshire to restaurants, chefs, cafés, bars, retailers & accommodation providers and more. This Tay Cities event in

Our First 3rd Sector Food Projects Get Together!

We held our first ever third sector Get Together on 7th December!  We were overjoyed that 10 Angus based food projects attended. It was inspiring to hear about all the positive work they are doing to combat; food insecurity, food access, food miles, food waste and carbon emissions. These monthly meetings are a fantastic opportunity

Small and Local is Big News

It was great to kick off the Appetite for Angus Get Together series with this first webinar, Small and Local is Big News. The Get Togethers are all about learning strategies to grow your sales in a post-lockdown world, exploring trends and opportunities and of course providing an opportunity for food & drink producers and

Introducing Sophie Thompson

Hello, I’m Sophie Thompson, I would just like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the new Food and Drink Coordinator in Angus working on behalf of Appetite for Angus. Some of you may know me from my previous role as Development Worker at Murton. There is an abundance of passionate food and drink

Beer & Berries 2020 – Hospitalfield, Arbroath

Appetite for Angus were pleased to be invited to have a stall this year at the popular Beer & Berries festival held at Hospitalfield in Arbroath. It was our first opportunity to attend a physical event and start to raise awareness and start talking to visitors about what the group is about, it’s aims and

Beginning in challenging times

I’ve always been a big fan of local food and count many local producers as good friends. For many years my job was to support these producers, and when I moved on from this role I missed the food and drink scene so much that I started my own blog – Taste Tay, a collection