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2018 greenhouse tours

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The Universal Cookery and Food Festival tours are run by experienced foodie foragers, who are excited to share their passion.

You can sign up to attend one of our insightful greenhouse tours at registration on the day which will work on a first come first serve basis. So get there early!


All tour groups will meet at the registration desk,

15 minutes prior to departure, so please be on time otherwise the tour will leave without you.


Tours will last approximately 1 hour.

Behind the seeds

Explore why Westlands are Growers4Chefs. Take a look at where it all started 10 years ago with a comprehensive tour of their automated hydroponic Micro Leaf glasshouse, which will give you a detailed viewing of their unique growing process, from seed to harvest.

Voyage of discovery

A journey through the wonderful World of Westlands – an insight into their current portfolio and exciting products they are developing for the future.

Take a trip through our product showcase of the edible entities.

The Future of growing

Westlands will share their Vision of the Future with an exclusive look at their new state-of-the-art glasshouse.

  • Check out the new Monorail system, its unique in the UK!

  • They'll share their secrets to growing great tasting British samphire

  • A brief snap-shot of micro leaf – pea shoots and coriander


2018 Time Table


The Future of Growing

9:30 - 10:30

13:30 - 14:30


11:30 - 12:30

15:30 - 16:30



10:30 - 11:30

14:30 - 15:30

student tour

12:00 - 13:00

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