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Forth Valley Food Festival returns this week with wild cocktails and foraged pizzas

Posted On: 7 Oct 2019   |   Posted By: Scotsman

Forth Valley Food Festival returns this week with wild cocktails and foraged pizzas

The popular food festival will take place during the school October break with a top line-up designed to “showcase the region's diverse local larder”.
Organisers say there will be a host of events to entertain the kids, from pumpkin picking and exploring the kale maze at Arnprior Pumpkins to meeting the goats and foraging for their own pizza toppings at Gartur Stitch Farm in Port of Menteith.
Adults can enjoy wild cocktail making in Aberfoyle with foraging experts Trossachs Wild Apothecary and a chilli feast and film screening at the Old Mill in Killearn.
Organised by Forth Valley and Lomond LEADER, in conjunction with Stirling Council, the festival aims to shine a spotlight on the people who grow and produce food locally, as well as the businesses that serve and sell local food and drink.
Douglas Johnston, chair of the local LEADER programme, said: “The festival offers a taste of Forth Valley's local larder, which is bursting with fantastic food and drink produce.
“We want to help locals and tourists...

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