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......

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.....

Thought For Food posted by Debbie Grace
"I am sorry to say that the Ringwood Garden Share scheme Let's Get Growing has now closed ."
Jul 22
Lisa Smith posted an event

Agapanthus Open Days - Summer 2015 at Fairweather's Nursery

August 1, 2015 to August 2, 2015
Learn all about our Wholesale Nursery growing facilities at this year's Agapanthus Open Days. 11am - 4pm, Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd August 2015.View the UK’s widest collection of …See More
Jul 21
SarahF posted events
May 1
Alison Howard posted a free ad/discussion
Mar 24
 
 
 

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"FoodTalk"...information, questions, ideas, reviews

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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