Editor’s Blog

Eleven of Yorkshire’s leading food and drink businesses have been recognised for their entrepreneurial spirit, business acumen and product or service excellence, as winners were revealed at the second annual Garbutt + Elliott Food Entrepreneurs awards, last night. The winners emerged from over 100 entrants to be crowned across nine categories, including the coveted ‘Garbutt + Elliott Business of the Year’ award. Both the winners and the shortlisted companies were celebrated at the awards ceremony,
Two young entrepreneurs from Hade Edge, Holmfirth are transforming the way meat gets from the farm to the nation’s dinner tables with their new business, Lamb2Ewe. Old school friends Tom Kitchen-Dunn (27) and Jack Bostock (26) spotted a gap in the market for top quality, high welfare, sustainable meat, delivered direct from carefully vetted Yorkshire farmers to discerning customers. Described as Not On The High Street for farming, Lamb2Ewe offers farmers a direct route to customers
Local Q Guild butcher, Elite Meat is celebrating after being recognised in the UK Sausage Week 2018 Awards as the best in the region.  The Harrogate-based butcher’s Traditional Pork Sausage was recognised as the best in the North East region in the traditional category. The awards recognised excellence for traditional and innovative sausages in ten regional categories. Independent Q Guild butchers won across five of these categories with Frank Parker Butchers awarded the coveted overall

Foodie focus for garden centre’s Taste event

Posted by urbanAdmin on 3rd September 2018
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A major showcase of food and drink businesses is set to celebrate Yorkshire produce as a Bradford garden centre plans an event in its Food Hall. Tong Garden Centre’s Big Food Tasting weekend is scheduled to take place just a week before British Food Fortnight begins and will shine the spotlight on the artisan producers from the region who work hard to create outstanding products. The two day event on 15th and 16th September will

Print edition now out

Posted by urbanAdmin on 17th August 2018
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Welcome to the very first Urban Market newspaper. Our print version is now out and available from a number of farm shops, garden centres and retailers. Please let us know if you are interested in stocking these free copies on your premises, so we can drive the growing number of people enquiring about them to you. Urban Market is all about eating healthily, buying local Yorkshire produce, looking after yourself and our environment. We will
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