As the Boyne Valley Food Series and the Boyne Valley Producer Network have ‘mushroomed’ over time, the time had arrived to put strategic measures in place to ensure that both of these initiatives along with ‘Place on a Plate’ forage away together under the one ‘cap’ of Discover Boyne Valley Flavours.
With the generous joint support of both Meath and Louth Co. Councils, their respective LEOs and a dedicated Food Development Officer, our aim for 2019 and into the future is to ensure, through a collaborative effort, the promotion of local food, drink, and ‘food/drink tourism’ activities across our region under the one recognisable Discover Boyne Valley Flavours brand.
Join us, and become part of a successful regional food family, where friendships are forged, new ideas are ‘spawned’, business advice & inspiration is shared with like-minded people.
As Discover Boyne Valley Flavours members we are committed to helping build strong partnerships, engagement and collaboration across the this year and beyond as we.
Be part of bringing the Boyne Valley Region to the fore in Ireland and beyond, for its food & drinks, of helping build a strong stakeholder community and of having Discover Boyne Valley Flavours on the tip of everyone’s tongue!!!
There are many other benefits in becoming a member which are outlined on the right hand side of this document. If you are interested in activating your Discover Boyne Valley Flavours membership please read the Members Charter Application form, on the back, and the guidelines for setting up.
If you have any questions regarding Discover Boyne Valley Flavours please email Siobhan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligibility for membership is on the basis that all food and drink must be produced in the Boyne Valley Region (counties Meath and Louth). It cannot be an imported product or one sourced from a distributor. The quality and provenance of produce is central to maintaining a high standard of expectation as a food and craft drinks destination. Find below examples of ineligible members:
Attached is the new Discover Boyne Valley Flavours Logo which we encourage you to integrate onto your website and a link to boynevalleyflavours.ie, on social media and all printed promotional material. Where possible, add the Boyne Valley Food Series brochure to your website in a PDF version.
boynevalleyflavours.ie is the primary website. Please provide your business details, description and high res imagery for inclusion the following details for inclusion on this listing and send to email@example.com.
Discover Boyne Valley Flavours social media presence is as follows:
Please use the hashtag - “#boynevalleyflavours” on ALL social media. Members will be invited to partake in Instagram Takeovers of these accounts and contribute to Twitter Chats.
We are working to develop a library of images for use across publications to promote our food and crafts drinks sector. In providing these images for use by Discover Boyne Valley Flavours, you agree and grant permission of these for use in publications both online and in print. Please send high resolution photography to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Display a full selection of Discover Boyne Valley Flavours materials including the Boyne Valley Food Series brochures in your premises. If you are having tour groups visiting, please advise us and we can provide you with Discover Boyne Valley Flavours promotional packs. Where possible, add the Boyne Valley Food Series brochure to your website in a PDF version.
All members must agree to partake in collaborative/group stands at local, regional (Boyne Valley Food Series events) and national shows, where possible, and actively promote the region.
We strongly encourage all of our members to interact and cross promote each other. Please keep an eye out for events run under the Boyne Valley Food Network which address the specific needs and interest of our members. These events are updated regularly and available for registration online: www.localenterprise.ie/ Meath/Training-Events/Online-Bookings
Payment of membership fee can be made via our website by clicking the ONLINE MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION link or by bank transfer:
Acc Name: BOYNE VALLEY FOOD HEROES LTD,
Acc Number: 83033739
IBAN: IE46 BOFI 9034 4583 0337 39 IBIC: BOFIIE2D Please reference your business name in the narrative.
Applications will be assessed by the Food Strategy Steering Committee before a decision on membership is granted. Please do not make payments until you receive confirmation of membership. In order for our collaborative efforts as a Food Destination to remain successful and sustainable, those who are deemed as not conforming to the agreed charter will be reviewed and a decision on their future membership taken by the Steering Committee.
When applying online, once you click 'Agree', you agree to all the credentials listed above and to further correspondence relating to initiatives under the Discover Boyne Valley Flavours brand via email or e-newsletter.