5 Fun Forest Challenges for 2015

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......

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

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Alison Howard posted a free ad/discussion
Mar 24
FoodTalk post by Alison Howard

Looking for a food hygiene qualification?

http://www.newforesttraining.net/New Forest Training for accredited Food Hygiene and Nutrition courses in the Lymington area See More
Mar 23
Alison Howard is now a member of The New Forest Food Challenge
Mar 23
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Lambing Live - Keyhaven at Aubrey Farm, Keyhaven Road, MOS

April 3, 2015 at 9:30am to April 4, 2015 at 3pm
Lisa’s Larder & Lambing Live EventFriday 3rd and Saturday 4th April (Easter Weekend)Shop and Barns open from 9.30am to 3pm.Donations of £1 per person for Lambing Live Eventwill be collected by Oakhaven Volunteers.Lisa's LarderAubrey…See More
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Looking for a food hygiene qualification?

Posted by Alison Howard on March 23, 2015 at 16:27 0 Comments

http://www.newforesttraining.net/

New Forest Training for accredited Food Hygiene and Nutrition courses in the Lymington area 

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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