Vale Farmers’ Market Food Court at the Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Show was a huge success this year with 40 stalls showcasing a wide range of local and artisan Welsh produce. Also within the Food Court was a play area delivered by the Vale of Glamorgan Play development team, which was popular throughout the day with the children visiting the show.
This year saw the inauguration of The John Fordham Memorial Trophy which was awarded to the Best Stall within the Food Court. A perpetual trophy in the form of a bronze pig was given by the Farmers’ Market in memory of John Fordham who was a regular stall holder at The Vale Farmers Market for 15 years selling his fantastic free range pork and bacon.
The competition was judged by Mr Bryan Marsh from The Simon Gibson Trust and Baked By Mel from Llantwit Major was judged as the winning stall. Thank you to Mr Marsh for judging what I am sure was not an easy competition as there were so many fabulous stalls within the Food Court, and presenting the trophy. Huge congratulations to Mel.
Also visiting the show was John’s widow Mrs Kathy Fordham who also congratulated Mel on winning ‘The Pig’