Lancashire TelegraphThe River Cottage head chef to open Ribble Valley farmers' market (From Lancashire Telegraph)

When news happens, text LT and your photos and videos to 80360. Or contact us by email or phone.

The River Cottage head chef to open Ribble Valley farmers' market

Lancashire Telegraph: Gill Meller Gill Meller

A CHEF who works with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is to officially open a new farmers’ market in the Ribble Valley.

River Cottage head chef Gill Meller will be in Gisburn to open the village's first farmers' market on Saturday, April 12.

He will be demonstrating his culinary skills using some of the fresh, local produce on offer.

Gill has been at River Cottage for eight years and he has appeared on TV alongside owner Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, as well as contributing to the River Cottage cookery books.

Committee chair Giles Bridge said: “We are really looking forward to Gill Meller opening the Farmers' Market.

“Our customers will have the opportunity to taste the fantastic produce the market will sell, cooked by a first class chef.

“River Cottage has a real commitment to local produce and that is what we want to replicate at Gisburn Farmers' Market.”

The Farmers' Market is a community project organised by Gisburn Festival Hall Management Committee and the aim is to promote local produce and encourage people to shop locally, whilst raising funds for the hall.

The market will be held at Gisburn Festival Hall on Burnley Road from 10am to 2pm. For more information call 07508 006537.


Comments are closed on this article.


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree