Slow Food Business Supporters


Slow Food Ludlow Marches is supported by a range of businesses in the area, reflecting the rich variety of producers and outlets that have a Slow Food ethos at the core of their operations. Wanting to share and to support the Slow Food cause by engaging with the national and international network to achieve positive change in the food system.

  In a normal year Slow Food Ludlow Marches works with these businesses to host events that open up networking opportunities and discussion and improve awareness.  The pandemic brought sudden changes that impacted all businesses in 2020.  Unable to work with our Business Supporters in the same way, we have, nevertheless been in touch to find out how they have been adapting and how they see the future shaping out.

We are pleased to share these Behind the Scenes Chats with you.


January 2021: To hear how Dave France of Fletchers' Cider has been fareing click here.

February 2021: This chat reveals how the Pandemic Lockdowns have encouraged a cooperative approach between farmers - hear about it from Ed Rollings at Perry Wood Farm here.

March 2021: The Ludlow Nut Company reveals how the lockdown encouraged a new business model.

April 2021: Hear from Nick James how WilloGame gained new insights over the lockdown periods.

May 2021: Read how lockdown encouraged Ed Rollings at Perry Wood Farm to develop collaborative relationships with like-minded farmers.

May 2021: An interesting chat with Will Macken at Shropshire Salumi explains how he built closer links with his customers and grew his business.

June 2021: Robin Nugent of Iron and Rose explains how lockdown brought changes with a boost to the business and new premises opened up

July 2021: Ian Evans explains how he has adapted the business over the past 18 months here.

August 2021: Chef Patron Andy Link of The Riverside at Aymestrey talks about how he survived the floods and Covid and revitalised The Riverside: click here.

Ludlow Dry Gin - Shropshire Hills Distillery Ltd

Ludlow Dry Gin - Shropshire Hills Distillery Ltd

Hand crafted and copper distilled. Special gins and liqueurs made in the town of great food - the perfect Slow Food combination.