Food Vale is a partnership of dedicated individuals, community groups, organisations and businesses working together to build a thriving, healthy and sustainable food system in the Vale.
Each month we shine a light on one of the many Vale food businesses leading the way in healthy and sustainable food.
Y Cwt, Longacre Farm We are a small family run poultry farm in Pendoylan, near Cowbridge. Established after WW2. The farm has, by necessity diversified successfully a number of times, from producing eggs to [...]
An award-winning Welsh ice cream business is bringing delight to customers and bucking the economic trend by opening its second ice cream parlour.
Garlic Meadow – Glamorgan Smallholders Natalie Hepburn runs her own smallholding, which is home to the prize winning Garlic Meadow flock of Dorset Down sheep, a flock of Black Wels Mountain sheep, a herd [...]
Food Vale is working closely with the Health Board and a number of partners including Vale Foodbank and Vale of Glamorgan Council, to understand the barriers people living in the Vale face in feeding themselves or their families.
Tea that has been grown, harvested and processed in the Vale of Glamorgan is now gracing the shelves of one of the most iconic food and drink retailers in the world – Fortnum and Mason.
We’re lucky in the Vale to have a number of great places to buy your ingredients locally. So if you’re cooking al fresco this summer, why not buy local and enjoy your food full of flavour.
CORONAVIRUS AND THE IMPACT ON THE FOOD BUSINESS
The Coronavirus outbreak is affecting how people access food and is having a huge impact on food businesses – we aim to provide information on how to access help and support if you need it and also provide information on what Vale food businesses are doing, those still open for business and how to contact them
The website will focus currently on the Coronavirus situation, but we will be continuing to develop the website and there’ll be some exciting developments later this year. We will constantly updating this site so do check back regularly!
Partners who work with Food Vale:
Partners who work with Vale Foods:
Are you a food business or organisation supporting your community? If you’re part of a voluntary group or a business working to support residents in the Vale in response to the Covid-19 pandemic regarding access to food, please get in touch and we’ll let you know what information we need to add you to this website:
If you have any questions or ideas about getting involved with the good food movement here in the Vale, we’d love to hear from you!
If you are an individual in need of direct support to access food, please call the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Crisis Support Team on 01446 729592