Membership Benefits

Hampshire Fare is one of the UK’s most active and successful food groups. If your business produces, serves or sells local food, drink or crafts, you could be eligible to join Hampshire Fare and benefit from a range of services.

Membership benefits include:

  • Specialist trade development and business support service e.g. marketing, social media and access to new markets.
  • PR and media advisory service, including access to local, regional, national and specialist food media contacts.
  • Website entry on with a link to your own website. There is also an exclusive members’ only section on this site with private access to trade development, training and event opportunities.
  • Promotion of your news via Hampshire Fare's Twitter and Facebook pages.
  • Hampshire Fare e-newsletter (Exclusive Fare) detailing latest news, event opportunities and training courses for Hampshire Fare members.
  • Free entry in the high-quality annual Local Produce Guide published by Hampshire Fare, distributed to the public, press and trade, plus discounted advertising opportunities.
  • Opportunity to take part in the Hampshire Food Festival, with a free entry in the published Hampshire Food Festival programme to promote your event and business, plus discounted advertising opportunities.
  • Promotion of your local food events via and to consumer database via Hampshire Fare e-newsletter (over 14,000 subscribers).
  • Opportunities to exhibit at consumer and trade shows and festivals at preferential rates and terms.
  • Use of the Hampshire Fare logo on your publicity and packaging material.
  • Monthly networking opportunities with other Hampshire Fare members and industry contacts.
  • Opportunity to be part of a wider community in promoting local produce.