The farmers’ market at SOLAS Eco Garden Centre in Portarlington this week will see Irish Food company ‘Stinky & Scorchy’ Join for the first time.
Their product range is driven by a love for both garlic and chilli. It includes their own products and a range top quality natural foods from other suppliers including:
- Tribal Foods Athenry Co. Galway
- Chilli No. 5 Monaco
- Dr Trouble Zimbabwe
- Rebel Chilli Co. Cork
- Chateau Calissanne Provence France
- Mama Bear Foods Co. Cork
- Torchbearer Sauces USA
- Curtice Brothers Italy
- Blackfire Artisan Foods Belfast
David Maher of SOLAS explains: “We are really excited to have a ‘Stinky & Scorchy’ join our market as Kieran and his team have built wonder a reputation for the range and quality of their food over the past 15 years.
“Such is the array of their products that we have allocated them a double stall to show their amazing Olives, Peppers, Oils, Salsas … just a wonderful range.
“Our ability to attract such a wonderful range of stall holders is both a testament to the talent in our region of Ireland but our success in putting the farmers market @ SOLAS on the national radar”.
Milestones achieved this week at SOLAS
- We now have the entire Retractable roof frame installed in our Courtyard
- Our 40ft Tourist map of Laois and Portarlington is complete
In the coming Week
- We continue to prepare for our sold-out monthly Arts and Craft Fair which will run on Sunday 6 February from 11am-4pm and will feature over 30 local craft artists – with an array of gifts suitable for upcoming special days (that means Valentines lads!)
- locally based artist Beta França will begin work on a new 80ft long art piece using floral designs and recycled materials
- Next week will see the installation of a €30,000 state of art composter which will allow us convert all of our food and biodegradable packaging waste into compost in 24 hours ! . The compost will be sold within our garden centre – a truly circular economy
SOLAS – Build it and they will come