The annual Big Farmhouse Yorkshire Breakfast bonanza will raise
around £3,000 for charity.
Cooking up Big Farmhouse Breakfasts are Yorkshire
Farm Stay UK officials, from left, Margaret Verity, West End Bunk
Barn, Blubberhouses, Rosemary Hyslop, Layhead Farm Cottages, Rathmell,
Lisa Preston, Pickersgill Manor Farm, Silsden, Sheila Smith, Knabbs
Ash Bed & Breakfast, Felliscliffe, Yorkshire region chairperson
Maggie Johnson, of Mallard Grange, Fountains Abbey, and Scaife
Hall Farm host Christine Ryder.
The three-day event at Chris and Christine Ryder’s Scaife
Hall Farm, Blubberhouses, near Harrogate, saw Yorkshire lady officers
and members of Farm Stay UK cook and serve slap-up all-day breakfasts
to well over 150 guests. (Tuesday to Thursday, January 23-25)
This year’s benefiting national charity is “Make A
Wish,” which grants wishes to children and young people aged
three to 17 who survive on a daily basis with life-threatening
The event shone the spotlight both on local produce and the hearty
traditional Yorkshire farmhouse breakfasts served on a daily basis
by regional members of Farm Stay UK, the country’s largest
network of farm-based accommodation providers.
On day one, the NFU Roadshow promoted food and farming, dishing
up bowls of piping hot porridge with local toppings.
Christine Ryder, a past national chairman of Farm Stay UK, thanked
all Big Breakfastees for their attendance, along with sponsors,
local food companies who donated breakfast fare and other businesses
that gave raffle prizes.
Farmhouse Breakfast Fundraiser
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