When it's time for you look for local businesses to help you with your wedding, take a look at our advertisements below. Most will have links to their own websites. These advertisements are updated regularly so please revisit often and mention Your Kent Wedding when making any enquiries.
Produced in Kent is a dynamic organisation supporting the food and drinks business in Kent. The team launched a microsite helpkentbuylocal.co.uk within just 48 hours of the lockdown announcement. It now has over 200 businesses listed, it has received 17,000 hits and is attracting the attention of national newspapers.
Greensand Ridge, a Kent-based distillery has launched a crowdfunding campaign to donate as much of their sanitiser production to care services as possible. The distillery, which has been making sanitiser for two weeks, has already been supplying a number of care businesses including hospices, residential homes, nurses and the police. They have been gifting one out of every 10 sanitiser containers to those organisations, but claim it is not enough to satisfy the demand they have.
Romney Marsh Wool is donating 15 per cent of all soap and hand-wash sales to NHS charities. This is a national campaign endorsed by NHS England.
GOOD DEED FEED
The Chequers in Aylesford is delivering free home-cooked meals to vulnerable and elderly people in the village. Simply phone by 11am:
Shepherd Neame places a bumper hop order in an attempt to try and keep it in business. The hop growers have suffered a huge loss in demand as the brewers are no longer suppling pubs.
The Star at Rolvendon is supporting its community by offering take-away hot food, for collection only. Options include family meals like shepherd’s pie and lasagne.
The Curious Eatery delivers food to vulnerable people – a not-for-profit initiative to supply quality fresh food to the vulnerable people in the community:
Eckerly Farm steps up flour production to meet the demand across the UK.
SPECIAL HOME DELIVERIES
The Cheese Room, Rochester offers a real stay-at-home treat, delivering a Cheese, Meat & Wine Rescue pack to the locals in Medway. A bottle of wine, charcuterie and local cheese, including Chaucer’s from The Canterbury Cheesemakers and Kentish Blue, home made chutney, Salsa verde, pickles, croutes and a loaf of freshly baked bread.
If you’re lucky enough to live within 10 miles of Solley’s you can have its delicious Kentish ice cream delivered.
Treat someone special to a home delivery from award-winning Indian Restaurant, Ambrette. NHS workers and the over 60’s receive free delivery to Margate and Canterbury.
Tonbridge Farmer's Market comes to you. Order in advance, more information here: www.helpkentbuylocal.co.uk/news/tonbridge-farmers-market-comes-to-you
Nim's Fruit Crisps offers 30 per cent off all home orders: www.helpkentbuylocal.co.uk/news/nims-offer-30-off-any-home-delivery-during-the-crisis
A POSITIVE GLIMPSE OF THE FUTURE
Provenance Potatoes - Summer planting has started with the fine weather, and is progressing extremely well. Hatfield Farms has planted around 30 hectares of Marfona, Desiree, Maris Peer and an exciting new variety which we will be trialling to customers in the new season!
This weather has been good for everyone’s moods including the cows at Kingcott who are happy to be back out in the sunshine.
The new website www.helpkentbuylocal.co.uk shows customers, which local food and drink businesses are still operating. All businesses can list their services on the site for free. Check it out and support your local suppliers.