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

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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.

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AUG 14 2022

Get the summertime vibe at the Queens

Enjoy Sunday Sessions live music in the beautiful summer garden at the Queens Hotel, Southsea. Sit back, relax and enjoy cool summer vibes whilst sipping on your beverage of choice.

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AUG 20 2022

Texas BBQ Masterclass

Socal BBQ Kitchen brings you Dave McCormack, Wilson's BBQ, who will be cooking up a storm on the authentic Texas Holy Trinity of BBQ, smoking all kinds of meat and other BBQ related things!

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Latest News & Features

Countdown to The Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie Competition

Countdown to The Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie Competition

Make sure your favourite sausages and pies are in with a chance of winning!

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Local This Way

Brown tourist signs point the way to finding local

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Uptons of Bassett Bring Home The Bacon Award

Uptons of Bassett take Best of Class for Cured Bacon at British Charcuterie Live Awards 2020/21

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'Farm Gate to Plate' at Rother Valley

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

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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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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. 

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