Riverford Growers Day – putting names to faces (or fruit and veg!)

Last week, over 80 organic growers and producers descended on the Devon farm. People came from all over the world, including all our Spanish growers – such as Pepe who grows our first spring asparagus, and Paco who supplies tomatoes and ramiro peppers outside the UK season.

Our overseas farmers brought the beautiful sunshine with them; just right for food and chat outside The Riverford Field Kitchen, a farm tour, and some interesting talks in the Riverford Yurt.

Choosing who we work with carefully is very important to us. We’re lucky enough to have a fantastic network of growers who share our passion for growing flavoursome organic food, with utmost respect for the environment.

These relationships are especially important to us when working with growers overseas, because organic standards aren’t always as strict as they are in the UK. Working with farmers we know and trust means we can provide our customers with the assurance that their food has always been grown with integrity, and is fully traceable from field to plate.

Here are a few snaps from the day.

3 responses to “Riverford Growers Day – putting names to faces (or fruit and veg!)

  1. jerry saunders

    Was a great day, really important to catch up as it truly is a relationship and not just hard nosed business. We have enjoyed our ‘special relationship ‘ with Riverford for over 15 years and left the day looking forward to the next fifteen.

  2. No meat on the lunch menu 😉

  3. Great to see how you all come together. Lunch looked amazing….recipes please

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