Another healthy event is the 2023 Listowel Food Fair Annual Park Run which takes off in the Town Park, Listowel.
This year’s “Listowel Food Fair Farming Seminar” -In Association with Kerry Group and Teagasc will address the issues of sustainability, the future of Irish farming and current issues within the Irish farming and agricultural sectors.A “Sustainability and Food Tourism Seminar” will bring together key speakers to discuss sustainability in Irish food. This year the festival also explores the fast growing area of Food Tourism, its potential impact across the country from the perspective of increasing visitor numbers and contributing to the increase of Irish artisan food production.
New York Author, Poet and Actor Annie Lanzillotto regales listeners with her true and comedic stories from Bronx Italian life in her event – ‘Cosa Mangia Oggi’ – A Taste of Italy in the Bronx, New York. For night owls the Listowel Food Fair offers a host of exciting evening events such as a Whiskey Tasting at John B. Keane’s Pub and a Traditional Irish Music Session at Christy’s The Well.
The very popular “Listowel Food Fair Food & Craft Hall” will feature a broad selection of local craft, design and artisan food producers, cakes, craft beers, mulled wine, gifts, gourmet food, jewellery, art, chocolate, jams, chutneys and breads.
With something for all ages and tastes, weekend events this year include the Listowel Artisan Farmers Market, the Listowel Food Trail, an Icing and Decorating Workshop, a Healthy Eats & Treats Workshop, Dine in the Dark Supper Club at Allies Coffee Shop, Bermuda Irish Food Connection and a Live Jazz Sunday Lunch to finish, all add to a fun filled and jam packed festival schedule.
The 2023 Listowel Food Fair is supported by Kerry Group, Bord Bia, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, Teagasc, Fáilte Ireland, Kerry Local Enterprise Office, Kerry County Council, Tipperary Crystal, Garveys Supervalu and Eno Wines.