Welcome to Hampshire Charcuterie - Supporting Our Local Farmers & producers

For many centuries the art of charcuterie making has been used as a way of preserving meat. Traditionally autumn or winter is the preferred time to slaughter pigs so producing charcuterie enabled the meat to be enjoyed all year round.

Unfortunately, despite the popularity and fame of the ‘Hampshire Hog’, Hampshire Fare recognised the challenges being faced by pig farmers. Increasing feed prices and no European or state funding meant that making money from pig farming was proving impossible for many Hampshire Farmers. In fact most were losing more than £20 per pig. It was clear to Hampshire Fare that something needed to be done to help these farmers and to save the Hampshire Hog. 

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Upcoming Events

NOV 28 2020

The Christmas Market Online

Burley Primary School Presents an online Christmas Market showcasing the best of local produce and what's more you could Win a lunch for 4 at Limewood!

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NOV 29 2020

Hampshire Farmers Markets

Pop up markets around the county show casing the freshest of local produce the county has to offer.

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A Festive Afternoon Tea @ Wild Carrot

A Festive Afternoon Tea in the hub of Four Seasons Hotel all served up with your warming mince pies

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Latest News & Features

Parsonage Farm: Goodbye & Hello

It’s goodbye from Sarah and John Mills of Parsonage Farm, and hello to Dave Watts of Parsonage Farm Charcuterie

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Success for Hampshire Salami Co

Barry Walker of Hampshire Salami Co named National Charcuterie Champion in National Craft Butcher Awards 2020

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Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie 2020 Results Revealed

Meet the Champion sausage and pie-makers from across Hampshire

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Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie - Let Judging Commence

The Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie Competition is a prestigious, highly regarded event - but it is still fun!

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The Competition Hots Up for Sausage & Pie

The Countdown to The Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie Competition 2020 Starts Here

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The Return of the Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie Competition

Hampshire Fare is on the hunt for the county's talented butchers and producers to enter this prestigious competition that helps to celebrate the county's farming heritage

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Hampshire Fare Holds First Pig Den

Local producers pitched to Southern Co-op buyers in a new Dragons Den-style event

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London's Borough Market to showcase Hampshire Fare

Hampshire Fare is proud to be taking a dose of the countryside to London’s iconic Borough Market for a two-day Hampshire showcase.

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Be part of the Hampshire Food Festival 2019

Do you make, grow, rear, serve or sell local food or drink? Be part of the county's biggest celebration of food and farming and get involved in July's Hampshire Food Festival.

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Do you grow, rear, make, sell or serve local food, drink or craft?

Hampshire Fare is here to support your business with event opportunities, marketing and PR support, routes to market and much more. 

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