Welcome to the Local Food site for the Bradford on Avon area.
This site has been created to help residents and visitors find the best of local food and drink in and around Bradford on Avon, whether wishing to dine out or eat at home.
To help cafes, pubs, shops, restaurants, delicatessens, hotels B&Bs wishing to offer local food and drink there is the annual food fair, A Local Larder: Bradford on Avon & Beyond The event will help producers find new outlets and outlets to find new producers and also create the opportunity to meet the people who grow, rear, make, brew and bake the goods on offer – equally valuable if already sourcing from some of the suppliers.
Find A local Larder at St Margaret’s Hall on Monday 16th March.
Open to trade buyers in the afternoon and the public in the early evening.
Complementary to A Local Larder, there is also the local food directory which list outlets that offer local food and drink, plus producers. Printed versions are also on display in various locations around Bradford on Avon.
If you are a producer or an outlet of local food or drink please use the directory sign-up form in order to be listed on future editions of the printed map as well as on this website.
As well as helping the public to find outlets, the directory also enables businesses in the retail and hospitality sectors to increase their offering of local food and drink by enabling them to easily identify producers in the area.
Buying from local producers and the outlets that stock their products helps support local business, in town and country, as well as ensuring you get delicious, traceable food at its freshest. Reducing the distance from field to fork can contribute to a lower carbon footprint and increase food security, whilst adding to the unique character of the area. In the Bradford on Avon area there is increasing availability of wonderful local food and drink produced by farmers and producers passionate about the quality and integrity of their goods.