Slane Food Safari
Slane Food Safari is a guided bus tour of 4 artisan food producers and their farms. Customers will meet the producers, taste their food and see how it is made.
Meeting point: Slane Village, Co. Meath
You will visit:
Michael Finegan of 'Boyne Valley Farmhouse Cheese', will show the group his 300 milking goats and chat all about them. The group will then get to see the cheese production facility, where they will get to taste a range of goat cheeses and drink fresh goat’s milk.
Mark Jenkinson of 'The Cider Mill Slane', will show the group his apple orchard and cider making facility. Mark has a brilliant knowledge of cider making history and production methods. The group will be able to taste gorgeous Keeved cider and apple juices too.
Jack & John Rogers of ' Newgrange Gold', will give a tour of their rapeseed oil production facility, from seed to oil. The farm is perched high up on a bend in the Boyne valley river. John Rogers will give a talk on the local history of the area, as Knowth can be seen from there.
Carina Conyngham, Countess of Mount Charles at Rock Farm Slane: A pioneering organic farmer with a gold-certified eco-tourism destination on the farm. See the pigs, cattle and organic farm in action.
At the end, there will be a BBQ in Bolyes pub of Slane, made with the produce of all the farms visited on the day!