Food Heroes

We are proud to bring together the best farmers, growers, makers and bakers in the North West (and a little beyond)! We work with a diverse range over 80 small-scale producers, all chosen for their commitment to ethical working, and of course, producing great tasting food!

Here are some of their stories...


Barbakan



Say hello to...
Stefan & family

Where are they from?
Chorlton, Manchester

What’s their story?
For over 50 years Stefan and family have been baking delicious, hand-crafted breads and cakes in the heart of the Chorlton community. This multiple award-winning bakery prepare traditional delights...


Bowland



Say hello to... 
Margaret, Tony, Aleisha & Ben

Where are they from?
Trough of Bowland

What’s their story?
Bowland is a real family affair with mum, dad, brother and sister all involved. Affected by the Foot and Mouth crisis in 2001, they have come a long way in the 15 years since then...


Kenyon Hall Farm



Say hello to... 
Tod & Barbara

Where are they from?
Warrington, Cheshire

What’s their story?
Kenyon Hall has been farmed by the Bulmer family for over 500 years! Famous locally for their ‘pick your own’ strawberries, they grow our wonderful asparagus, super spuds and our delicious summer fruit...

The Cheese Shop



Say hello to... 
Carole & team

Where are they from?
Chester

What’s their story?
Carole knows her cheese! She’s been making, sourcing and nurturing speciality cheeses for the last 64 years. Working with only small-scale, high-welfare farms she offers over 80 different varieties...

Suma



Say hello to... 
The worker co-operative from Suma Wholefoods

Where are they from?
Elland, Leeds

What’s their story?
Suma Wholefoods was started in 1975 by delivery driver Reg Tayler. Reg and friends set up in the back kitchen of a house in Victoria Road, Leeds, from where they sold cereal flakes, dried fruits and brown rice...



The Cheshire Smokehouse



Say hello to...
Darren & team

Where are they from?
Wilmslow, Cheshire

What’s their story?
Established in 1907 by John William Ward, The Cheshire Smokehouse is still in the hands of the same family. John learnt his craft of 'smoking' in Canada and the skills of the trade have been passed down...

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