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The event which is being held at the Smithfield, Rhayader will be opened by Jules, the leading face on the BBC's hit property series, Escape to the Country and presenter of Countryfile, at 12.30pm on the Saturday.
A number of food producers have already confirmed their attendance at the event and Wales YFC are still taking bookings from food producers who wish to join businesses such as: Ralph's Cider and Perry, Caroline's Real Bread Company and Sarah Bunton Luxury Chocolates who have already confirmed their attendance at the event.
YFC and associate YFC members wishing to bring a stall to the event will be eligible for a discount of £10 per booking.
The Food Festival is being held with support from Rhayader 2000, Rhayader Town Council and Sustainable Tourism Powys, a project part funded through the Rural Development Plan for 2007 – 2012 which is financed by the European Union and the Welsh Government, and promises to be a family event with cookery demonstrations, fun activities for children and musical performances.
Speaking on behalf of Wales YFC Kay Lewis, Wales YFC Rural Development Officer states,
"This festival is all about giving producers an opportunity to sell their produce and promote their brand to local people and visitors in the area. We hope to attract a wide range of producers from meat to seasonal produce, to cheeses, wine, cakes and chocolates so that visitors are able to experience the sensational tastes that are produced in Wales".
"This is an event which is being organised by young people for the benefit of the local community and beyond, and it is hoped that the event can be developed upon year by year".