The Sligo Food Trail, a network of food businesses in County Sligo is delighted to announce we have received significant funding from CEDRA, Dept. of Agriculture to assist with the growth of our initiative in 2016 and for the future. The funding will be supported by Sligo County Council, LEO Sligo, Fáilte Ireland and Sligo Tourism Ltd with matched funding by Sligo Food Trail Members. The money will be used for the development of the network, the trail and showcasing Sligo as the culinary destination of the Northwest. The funding has been achieved by the continued hard work of the steering committee and members led by chairman Anthony Gray with Sile Haran Sligo Tourism, Noelle Cawley Fáilte Ireland, Phillip O’Brien Creation Media and project co‐ordinator Marie Brouder, Brouder Marketing. We would like to thank Liam Kiely, Sligo LEO, Sligo County Council and CEDRA for their continued support. For a taste of the trail visit www.sligofoodtrail.ie #SligoFoodTrail The Secret’s in the Mix!
The Sligo Food Trail was launched in April 2016 and has grown to 71 members with over 20 experiences. Sligo Food Trail members are an exciting mix of producers, markets, cafes, restaurants, craft beer, gastro pubs and accommodation. The trail will introduce visitors and locals alike to the blend of food and cultural experience on offer. To encourage people to engage with the wonderful landscape and local food, Sligo Food Trail features a series of ‘food experiences’. Enjoy a craft beer tour, a bread making class, pizza workshop for kids, farm to fork experience, adventure on Wild Atlantic Way to seaweed identification walks to name a few of the food and cultural experiences on offer.