Taste the Island is a 12-week celebration of Ireland’s seasonal ingredients, adventurous tastes and bold experiences. It is a showcase of Ireland's food and drink with events happening all around the country from September 6th to November 30th.
As part of the events calendar, Flavours of Achill Island, a new food tour will be taking place on Saturday September 21st and Saturday October 26th and we are delighted to be taking part.
This showcase of Achill Island's unique food culture, its producers and the land that produces the food. This full day tour will visit four producers on Achill Island; Achill Island Sea Salt, Achill Mountain Lamb, Irish American Whiskey and Keem Bay Products. The tour will also feature a lunch in a local restaurant with a menu showcasing the wonderful flavours of Achill Island.
The tour will be transported by bus through the dramatic backdrop of Achill Island’s wild Atlantic Ocean and rugged, untouched landscape. This unique food experience will give you a hands-on experience with Achill’s local food and drink producers. You will learn about how people not only sustain life and food production on the island, but how Achill Island actually inspires creativity with food and drink by harnessing the local resources. By the end of the day, you will learn that island life fosters ingenuity and resourcefulness and produces strong distinctive flavours to match the character of island life.
If you are looking for something to do in Achill Island, come along to experience the real flavours of Achill island and make some new friends along the way!