5 Fun Forest Challenges for 2014

We love the local food and produce of the New Forest and would like to help you to discover more of it yourself.  So why not have a go at our five challenges?  

1.   Eat….Buy and try a local product from your local farm shop or farmers market 

2.   Grow….Grow something you haven't grown before. 

3.   Pick….Pick some fruit from a tree in your garden, a local Pick Your Own farm, or from the hedgerow.

4.   Cook….Cook a dish from local, seasonal ingredients. 

5.   Explore….Follow a Food Trail. The Food Challenge currently has two walking trails that celebrate local food and outlets around the Forest area.

Download the '5 Challenges' document here

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Welcome to The New Forest Food Challenge

This is a New Forest Transition community project. We're aiming to support local producers and farmers, get more people growing their own food and add strength to local communities. For more info click here
We've introduced some 'challenges' for you as we head into 2014....that are designed to help you explore more about the local food and produce on offer here in the New Forest......

Check out the details below!

If you're new to this kind of site click here for info on how to get started

What's New.....

cathy is now a member of The New Forest Food Challenge
Jul 10
Debbie Grace posted an event

Debbie Grace at 6 Mansfield Rd, Ringwood BH24 1LJ

August 14, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
Let's Get Growing-the Ringwood GardenShare scheme is having it's AGM on Thursday 14th August at 6pm .This will be held at 6 Mansfield Rd, Ringwood BH24 1LJ Tel 07810480508  www.letsgetgrowing.org.uk All…See More
Jul 2
Chris Townsend commented on Chris Townsend's blog post 'Food Composting'
"Thanks Sarah ...will have a nose:)"
Jul 2
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Introduction to bee keeping at Minstead Study Centre

November 8, 2014 from 9am to 5pm
Introduction to Beekeeping8th November 20149-5 p.m.This course is intended to inform participants of what is involved should they wish to become beekeepers.It includes:-costs incurredequipment requiredsources of both bees and equipmenttime required…See More
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"FoodTalk"...information, questions, ideas, reviews

Food Composting

Posted by Chris Townsend on June 5, 2014 at 16:03 2 Comments

Hi Folks

Does anyone know anyone who can best advise on the 'on site' composting of food waste...cooked and uncooked... for a moderate kitchen producing a binload of waste every few days or so...rat proof, non smelly etc but also…

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TREEmendous's Fruit Tree Sale

Posted by Richard on December 30, 2013 at 20:00 0 Comments

Transition Southampton's TREEmendous project is offering people the chance to buy fruit trees at reduced prices. This year there are 3 varieties of apple tree on offer (£8 each),…

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