Ice Cream producers, Hugh and Alyson Reid, are the latest artisans to join the growing network of Économusée workshops. The Creamery Can was launched as the tenth Économusée artisan workshop in the Mid and East Antrim and Causeway Coast and Glens area on Wednesday 4th December 2019.
Guest speakers at the launch included Ireland’s Good Food Ambassador, Jenny Bristow, Mayor Maureen Morrow of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and Graham Thompson, Chief Executive of Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust and lead partner of the Économusée Artisan At Work project in N. Ireland.
Économusée Artisans at Work is a concept that was developed in Québec and involves partners from Canada, Norway, Sweden, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, Haiti, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Within Northern Ireland the other nine ÉCONOMUSÉE workshops are; Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil in Limavady, Scullion Hurls in Loughgiel, Steenson’s Jewellers in Glenarm, Hillstown Brewery in Ahoghill, Hot Milk Forge in Martinstown, Audrey Kyle Art in Islandmagee and Ursa Minor Bakehouse, Broughgammon Farm and North Coast Smokehouse in Ballycastle. Each workshop is situated on or close by the famous Causeway Coastal Route making it an ideal craft trail for visitors.