Events

Workshops & events

Join us for themed menus, expert talks, hands-on workshops, farm tours and more.

Workshops & events

12th December 2019

Gift Vouchers

Riverford Field Kitchen Gift Vouchers - the perfect present.

14th December 2019

Christmas Garland Workshop – SOLD OUT

A Christmas garland is a magical way to add a natural festive flourish. Tied along banisters or laid on the mantelpiece they bring a sense of Christmas festivity to every room. Join Head gardener Penny Hemming to learn how to create one for your home.

13th January 2020

Bread Making Workshop – SOLD OUT

Ever wanted to learn the art of home baked bread? Are you a kitchen devotee looking to progress your skills to the next level? If so, join guest chef Andy Tyrell to learn how to fill your home with the smell of freshly baked treats.

15th January 2020

Practical Veg Masterclass

Our chefs are renowned for taking ordinary vegetables and creating extraordinary dishes, and now it's your turn to be guided how to do it yourself. Join us at The Riverford Field Kitchen and learn how to turn some humble vegetables into an inspiring feast.

20th January 2020

Bread Making Workshop

Ever wanted to learn the art of home baked bread? Are you a kitchen devotee looking to progress your skills to the next level? If so, join guest chef Andy Tyrell to learn how to fill your home with the smell of freshly baked treats.

22nd January 2020

Melissa Hemsley’s Flexitarian Feast

This January, we are delighted to welcome Melissa Hemsley to The Riverford Field Kitchen. She will be hosting an organic veg-packed, flexitarian feast featuring recipes from her latest book ‘Eat Green’, due to be published in January 2020.

23rd January 2020

Melissa Hemsley’s ‘Eat Green’ Demo & Lunch – SOLD OUT

Melissa Hemsley will be hosting a cookery demo, featuring recipes from her new book 'Eat Green'. This intimate workshop is designed to inspire guests looking to move towards a flexitarian diet with her much loved formula for fuss-free, flavour packed meals.

28th January 2020

Seasonal Winter Veg Demo

Join us this winter for an inspiring two hour cookery demo, as we show you how to prepare and cook some of the more challenging winter veg to create warming recipes to keep you toasty in the chilly months ahead. Includes a three course organic lunch.

13th February 2020

Seasonal Winter Veg Demo

Join us this winter for an inspiring two hour cookery demo, as we show you how to prepare and cook some of the more challenging winter veg to create warming recipes to keep you toasty in the chilly months ahead. Includes a three course organic lunch.

17th February 2020

Rebel Recipes Vegan Cookery Demo

Join Niki Webster in this intimate cookery demo where she will be demo'ing recipes from her latest book to inspire guests with her indulgent plant-based cooking which is full of vibrancy and flavour.

24th February 2020

Advance Sourdough Workshop

Are you already a sourdough baker keen to raise your baking game? Join guest chef Andy Tyrell at The Riverford Field Kitchen to extend your sourdough repertoire to include a wide range of different wheat & rye sourdoughs, with some veg magic thrown in.

4th March 2020

Romy Gill’s Indian Vegan Feast

We are delighted that Romy Gill will be joining us to host an event celebrating the very best of Indian vegan cooking, featuring recipes from her book, Zaika.

5th March 2020

Romy Gill’s Indian Vegan Cookery Demo

We are delighted that Romy Gill will be hosting an intimate cookery demo where she will guide guests on how to cook some of her favourite recipes from her book, Zaika.

10th March 2020

Seasonal Spring Veg Demo

Join us at The Riverford Field Kitchen and learn how to turn a pile of humble spring vegetables into an inspiring feast. Our chefs will show you how to prepare and cook a number of recipes to help you make the most of the season's produce.

12th March 2020

Wicked Leeks Live: Composting to a greener planet

Wicked Leeks, the Riverford online magazine, is hosting a series of food and farming discussions at The Riverford Field Kitchen. We’re kicking off the year – and the growing season – with a panel discussion on the importance of composting.

15th April 2020

Grow Your own Veg Patch

Join head gardener Penny Hemming in this practical workshop, full of practical gardening advice using organic methods, expert demos, and a wealth of tips to get the best out of your veg patch.

20th April 2020

Tomato Growing & Cooking Masterclass

Learn how to grow, nurture and even cook these vibrant jewels of summer. Learn our tips and tricks for growing them, try out the flavours of our favourite varieties and be inspired with new ways to cook and eat them.

22nd April 2020

Grow Your Own Veg Patch

Join head gardener Penny Hemming in this practical workshop, full of practical gardening advice using organic methods, expert demos, and a wealth of tips to get the best out of your veg patch.

29th April 2020

Grow Your Own Flower Cutting Garden

Learn how to create a cutting patch in your garden to keep your house in bloom all year long. The workshop is with our head gardener Penny Hemming and is held in our field kitchen garden

12th May 2020

Seasonal Spring Veg Demo

Join us at The Riverford Field Kitchen and learn how to turn a pile of humble spring vegetables into an inspiring feast. Our chefs will show you how to prepare and cook a number of recipes to help you make the most of the season's produce.

25th May 2020

Rebel Recipes Vegan Cookery Demo

Join Niki Webster in this intimate cookery demo where she will be demo'ing recipes from her latest book to inspire guests with her indulgent plant-based cooking which is full of vibrancy and flavour.

9th September 2020

Tomato Growing & Cooking Masterclass

Learn how to grow, nurture and even cook these vibrant jewels of summer. Learn our tips and tricks for growing them, try out the flavours of our favourite varieties and be inspired with new ways to cook and eat them.

16th September 2020

Late Summer Blooms & Dried Flower Workshop

Join us in this hands-on practical floral workshop, where guests will create fresh and dried floral creations to take home with them at the end of the day.

30th September 2020

Chilli Growing & Cooking Masterclass

Learn how to grow, nurture and eat chillies in a wealth of new and innovative ways. Learn tips for growing them, try out the flavours of our favourite varieties, be inspired with new ways to cook and eat them.

2nd October 2020

Chilli Growing & Cooking Masterclass

Learn how to grow, nurture and eat chillies in a wealth of new and innovative ways. Learn tips for growing them, try out the flavours of our favourite varieties, be inspired with new ways to cook and eat them.

9th November 2020

Advanced Sourdough Baking Workshop

Are you already a sourdough baker keen to raise your baking game? Join guest chef Andy Tyrell at The Riverford Field Kitchen to extend your sourdough repertoire to include a wide range of different wheat & rye sourdoughs, with some veg magic thrown in.

1st December 2020

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

The finishing touch to any festive decorations is a traditional Christmas door wreath. Join our head gardener Penny Hemming as she guides you through how to make your own wreath, bursting with fragrant evergreens, sprigs of holly and berries.

2nd December 2020

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

The finishing touch to any festive decorations is a traditional Christmas door wreath. Join our head gardener Penny Hemming as she guides you through how to make your own wreath, bursting with fragrant evergreens, sprigs of holly and berries.

3rd December 2020

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

The finishing touch to any festive decorations is a traditional Christmas door wreath. Join our head gardener Penny Hemming as she guides you through how to make your own wreath, bursting with fragrant evergreens, sprigs of holly and berries.

19th December 2020

Christmas Garland Workshop

A Christmas garland is a magical way to add a natural festive flourish. Tied along banisters or laid on the mantelpiece they bring a sense of Christmas festivity to every room. Join Head gardener Penny Hemming to learn how to create one for your home.

Dining Events

Farm tours

See where we grow ingredients for your lunch or supper!  Our head gardener Penny will give you a guided tour of our gardens, polytunnels and fields and talk to you about our organic farming methods. Pick your own optional!

Fish Fridays

We’ve teamed up with Chris Bean from the sustainable Kernowsashimi fishery in Cornwall to bring you Fish Fridays. For lunch and supper, expect all the Field Kitchen magic, but with a fishy twist.

Meat-Free Mondays

Once a week, we put on a special vegetarian feast.  For lunch and supper, expect all the Riverford Field Kitchen magic, but with a meat-free twist.