Mark Diacono | Litfest A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe

I’m lucky enough to spend most of my time eating, growing, writing and talking about food.

At Otter Farm, I grow the best of the familiar as well as the most delicious of the unusual - kiwis, sweet cicely, Japanese wineberries, pecans, quince, almonds and Szechuan pepper among them. I’m currently building a kitchen garden school, opening in 2016.

I have written seven award winning books, including A Year at Otter Farm (Andre Simon Food Book of the Year). I used to be very idle, an environmental consultant, at River Cottage, though not necessarily in that order.

Years at Litfest: 2016
The New Kitchen Garden
A Year at Otter Farm


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Litfest - A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe is a weekend filled with fascinating facts, inspirational stories, intriguing discussions, incredible knowledge, fantastic music, fabulous dancing and of course, delicious food and drinks.
It is the only festival of its kind in Ireland and has created an important hub for food and drinks enthusiasts worldwide to meet and share ideas with each other.

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