Join Wicklow Naturally in a month long celebration of local food and drink products. Marking the end of the harvest, October Feast will showcase Wicklow producers and their work. Over 30 events will take place.
Wicklow Naturally’s Chairperson, Pamela Walsh, said: “We have created engaging, inclusive, and memorable events so that attendees can enjoy all that our excellent members have to offer.”
The events include hands-on masterclasses, wine tasting tours and cooking demonstrations, among many more.
The network will also hold food waste, food poverty and environmental awareness initiatives.
Here are some of the events taking place throughout Wicklow this October:
Meet the Makers
Meet local producers, taste their unique products and pick up some tasty recipe ideas. Meet the Makers will take place every Friday throughout October from 12pm until 2pm at Gallager’s SuperValu, Wicklow.
The schedule includes Wicklow Rapeseed Oil on 8 October, Old MacDonnell’s Farm on 15 October and Le Paysan on 29 October.
Enjoy a taste of Wicklow Naturally
There are numerous dining experiences happening across the county in locations such as BrookLodge & Macreddin Village, Lily’s On Church Street, Mickey Finn’s Pub and Restaurant, Sorrel & Eve, The Wicklow Escape, The Victorian Tea Rooms and Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge.
Join one of the culinary tours happening across the county:
- Tour of An Tairseach Organic Farm, cooking demonstration and meal on Friday, 8 October. Book here.
- Wicklow Beverage Tour – A visit to Wicklow Way Wines (Winery), Wicklow Wolf Brewery, and Powerscourt Distillery on Saturday, 16 October.
- West Wicklow Food Producers Tour – Take a trip to BallyHubbock Farm, Daisy Cottage Farm and Russborough House on Saturday, 30 October.
For more information, email or call 087 6998103.
Wicklow Naturally Extravaganza
Head to the Market Square in Wicklow Town on Thursday 21 October for an evening of hearty soul food, wine, beer and music. Throughout the night, Wicklow’s local produce will be showcased, including products from Sorrel & Eve, Brady’s Coffee Company and Ernie’s Bar. The event begins at 6pm.
Forage for tasty ingredients
Hips and Haws Wildcrafts, Mushroomstuff and Wicklow Wild Foods will host several tours during October Feast to teach attendees how to forage for food in County Wicklow.
Oíche Shamhna Cocktail Night
Join Powerscourt Distillery in this online Oiche Samhna Cocktail Night on Halloween night (Sunday 31 October). It will feature Fercullen Whiskey and other local produce, including Kilmullen Farm’s Apple Juice, Nick’s Coffee, Olly’s Farm honey, and Daisy Cottage Farm cordials.