Local people celebrating great British food

The Great British Food Cycle - Celebrating Great British food
End2End challenge 2011

A nationwide campaign getting people in touch with great food on their doorsteps.
Championing food heroes from North to South - the cycle ride will create a chain link through Great Britain. Picking up & dropping off great food to great people. Organic butchers, artisan bakers and box scheme makers are all invited.


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The Great British Food Cycle is a nationwide campaign aimed at getting people back in touch with the great British food that’s on their doorsteps.

Each cycle ride creates a ‘food-chain’ through Great Britain.

Led by eccentric foodie Tim Keates, tweed-clad and moustachioed, who picks up & drops off delectable samples of Great British food to Great British people as he pedals on his merry way through these islands. Organic butchers, artisan bakers and box scheme makers - and the people who enjoy their great local food - are all invited to get involved.

The Great British Food Cycle champions food heroes like you from North to South.

As more and more people are asking about the providance of their food, and how they can get the most flavour & nutrition for themselves and their families we are turning a spotlight on great local farmers, growers, retailers & chefs the length of the country.

The first Great British Food Cycle was in 2009 'Coast to Coast'. Then in August 2011 Tim climbed aboard his butcher's bike on the edge of the sea in Scotland and finished 6 weeks later at Land's End. Connecting food from place to place, community to community, on the way

 

Now the Great British Food Cycle will be connecting food producers across the UK with their communities by our 'Movable Feasts' events in 2014 and 2015.

 


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