The National Trust’s Fine Farm Produce Awards highlight the best food and drink being produced on the Trust’s farms and estates up and down the country. The awards celebrate great tasting produce and recognise producers who have exceptional environmental and production standards. From the 1,500 tenant farmer and estates, two winners were chosen for 2014 after rigorous taste-testing and checklist-ticking.
The overall food prize went to Burrow Farm in Devon for their
Burrow Farm’s beef scooped the top food prize
Red Ruby Devon Beef while the top drinks prize went to Westerham Breweryin Kent for their Scotney Bitter. Neil and Sally Grigg of Burrow Farm who’ve been managing their herd since 2007 say, “It’s a massive sense of achievement for all the hard work we’ve undertaken”. Robert Wicks of Westerham Brewery has brewing since the tender age of eight and after opening the brewery on Grange Farm in 2004, it’s become recognised for its sustainable craft beer production.
Robert’s winning brewery in Kent
The 45 winning products from 25 producers range from yoghurt to flour and mushrooms to apple juice. You can find a full list of winners on the National Trust website.