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. 

Find out more

Upcoming Events

JAN
DEC
20
31
2021

Hampshire Farmers Markets

Come and join the local community and show your support of local farmers, butchers, bakers and candle stick makers at one of the ever popular markets around the county.

Read more
APR
MAY
12
17
2021

The Lodge Kitchen & Bar at the Balmer Lawn

In the heart of the New Forest, The Lodge Kitchen & Bar reopens offering that summer vibe for you and your friends to enjoy some alfresco dining come breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Read more
MAY 05 2021

Dream Kitchen Inspiration Part 2 - Virtual event

Maximising Small Kitchens and Creating Connectivity in Larger Kitchen Spaces. For many the kitchen is the social hub of the house. Why not join The Myers Touch for this inspirational talk on how to…

Read more
View all events

Latest News & Features

'Farm Gate to Plate' at Rother Valley

Rother Valley Farm’s Farm Gate Farmers’ Market is now open five days a week

Read more

Parsonage Farm: Goodbye & Hello

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

Read more

Success for Hampshire Salami Co

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

Read more

Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie 2020 Results Revealed

Meet the Champion sausage and pie-makers from across Hampshire

Read more

Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie - Let Judging Commence

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

Read more

The Competition Hots Up for Sausage & Pie

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

Read more

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

Read more

Hampshire Fare Holds First Pig Den

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

Read more

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.

Read more

Join Us

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. 

Find out more

Keep up to date

Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter

Follow Us