The awards was postponed from 2020, but a special ceremony is to be held in the summer. Read the full story and all the grand finalists here.
Tablehurst Farm, Forest Row, East Sussex
Hilary Knight, director Sussex Food & Drink Network said: ‘Quite simply, every visit to RushfieldsFarm Shop is a delight. From the friendly and helpful staff, the flow of the shop through different ‘departments’ and the sheer range and quality on offer, shopping here is never a chore but always a joyful experience.’
Mann and Moore. Having trained in Michelin starred restaurants, Josh Mann and Chris Moore believe that making food that you love to eat yourself is the key to creating something really special.
Long Man Brewery is based at Church Farm which grows 500 acres of spring malting barley in the farmland surrounding the brewery.
Lewes Farmers Market. Miles Jenner, Joint Managing Director, Harvey’s Brewery said: ‘An excellent range of local produce and a great atmosphere.'
Led by Mark and Helen Sheath Jengers Craft Bakery freshly bake all their products on the premises daily at their traditional bakery in BIllingshurst West Sussex. Led by Mark and Helen SheathJengers Craft Bakery freshly bake all their products on the premises daily at their traditional bakery in BIllingshurst West Sussex.
Heritage by Matt Gillan in Slaugham, West Sussex is one of Sussex’s finest rural destination venues, a beacon of quality food, drink and hospitality.
Dan Ibbotson – etch. Hove, Brighton & Hove, said: ‘It’s amazing to have won this and will be a huge stepping stone forward for me, hopefully helping me secure great future jobs.’
Dan Hird, Lambert Farm, Plumpton, East Sussex. Philip Clarke, Executive Editor, Farmers Weekly, said: ‘Highly motivated, determined to make his own way in the agricultural sector, despite coming from a family farm, Dan is determined to make the Plumpton College farm one of the best in the country. '
Found in the heart of Hurstpierpoint The Fig Tree is an elegant dining venue offering fresh and seasonal dishes.