Venue: Buses depart from Shandon Car Park
Day: Saturday 21st April
Time: 10am - 2pm
Choose a route on a tour through wonderful West Waterford on one of the ‘Bus Bia’. Spend the morning visiting food producers throughout the region, finishing with lunch at the destination. Buses depart from Shandon car park at 10am.
THE WESTERN FRONT
Head west to the historic village of Ardmore, stopping off for a chat in Ardmore before continuing to meet the vegetable growers, touring the growing areas of Ardmore past and present, before visiting the growing fields outside the village and learn about growing techniques. Following a refreshment stop in Ardmore, continue on to Ardsallagh to meet Pat Deasy at Déise Honey to hear him talk about his business and bees, with a demonstration hive and honey tasting. Finish the tour at Blackwater Garden Centre, for a chat with Anthony Creswell of award-winning Ummera Smokehouse before finishing with lunch at The Goodfood Café.
Follow the river to Knockanore and taste local cheeses on Lonergan’s farm, ice cream at Baldwin’s Farm then cross the Blackwater to Cappoquin and visit Barron’s Bakery, finishing with lunch at the bakery.