Win a spot on the Waterford Harvest Festival food bloggers’ tour!
August 21, 2012 in Competitions
The Harvest Festival takes place from September 10 to 16 in the historic city of Waterford. This is Ireland’s biggest food festival and will be featuring top chefs along with leading artisan food producers, Slow Food tours, wine and whiskey tasting, giant street markets, an artisan beer festival, restaurant trails and variety of events for all the family.
Neven Maguire, Kevin Dundon and Darina Allen will be showcasing their culinary skills, along with BBC’s Martin Dorey, presenter of the hit TV series One Man and his Campervan and author of the Camper Van Cookbook.
The 2012 GIY Gathering will take place in the city during the Harvest Festival and sees BBC’s Alys Fowler and Mark Diacono of River Cottage join a host of Irish stars on September 15 and 16. The GIY Gathering will also include guest speaker Roger Doiron from the US, the inspiration behind Michelle Obama’s White House vegetable garden and founder of Kitchen Gardeners International.
For a full programme of events see waterfordharvestfestival.ie
The organisers of the Waterford Harvest Festival have put together an amazing trip for food bloggers and they would like to invite one lucky winner to join them on Thursday and Friday, 13/14 September, for a complimentary Harvest Festival Tour, overnighting at The Tower Hotel in Waterford City.
For your chance to win a spot on this Harvest Festival tour (see below for the itinerary), just leave a comment on this post telling us what you like about Waterford before 12 noon on Wednesday, 29 August.
You need to have a live food blog to enter the competition – and do please make sure you are free to attend this event on Thursday and Friday, 13/14 September before you enter!
One entry per person please – multiple entries will be disqualified. The winner will be randomly chosen and notified by email.
Food Bloggers Harvest Tour Itinerary
Arrive Thursday 13th September
10am Blaa making demonstration
11am Visit Bilberry Goats and cheese
12pm Curry War Lunch
1pm Cookery Demonstration. John Robert Square
2pm Slow Food Tour to Dunhill Ecopark & Community Gardens, Crough Venison Farm & Beekeepers Federation Apiary
4pm Return to City
6pm Tapini Night at Bodega
Friday 14th September
9.30am Walking tour of Viking Triangle
10.30am Coffee and treats – venue tbc
11.15am VIP tour of Visit to new Medieval Museum
1pm Fair Day at Ballybricken (includes lunch).
This competition is now closed. Congratulations to winner Fiona Dillon.