Shelagh and New Ambassadors

Since I last wrote, I am absolutely delighted to announce that Shelagh has agreed to move from being a consultant to a full time employee at The Country Food Trust and we are delighted to welcome her on board. As a contractor with us, for three months, we already knew...

A Successful Fundraising Event at Syon House

Despite the best efforts of Storm Doris making travel for some of our northern guests impossible, 117 people attended the inaugural fundraising dinner of The Country Food Trust at Syon Park in London on 23rd February. The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland very...

Three new charities join our distribution network

It has always been the aim of the trustees to distribute as many Country Casseroles as possible during the winter months. To this end we are pleased to welcome three new charities to our distribution network, Transform Housing and Support, St Mungo’s and Cirencester...

Charity Update

As I write this it is hard not to pause and look back to see where we have come from. It has been an extraordinary journey from the discussion of the concept of this charity, in a small gathering in London in late 2014 to our first fundraising dinner in the beautiful...

First fundraising event a great success

The Country Food Trust has run its first large scale fundraising event.  The fundraising dinner attended by 120 people received generous sponsorship from Hampden & Co and many donations of auction prizes. The event was a huge success raising over £200,000 meaning...