You are invited to New Forest Transition's - Visioning for 2030Where do you see the forest in 2030?Do you vision a future with a resilient community and a thriving local economy?Come and help us achieve it….We are inviting lots of groups and individuals towork together for the benefit of the forestplan ahead and pool resourceswork on topics such as local food, education, energy, transport, the arts, and more... Friday 1st FebruaryLyndhurst Community Centre9.30am - 2pmIncluding a free local…See More
Updated the links to the Producers' Markets page on the National Park website for Lyndhurst and others. Added an entry for Everton Nurseries monthly market http://s.coop/evertonmarket, which appears to be the new site for the former Keyhaven/Milford marketSee More
Dear allI've agreed with Sarah that I will do some work on the food map. The first step is to check that the existing entries are still correct and to update anything that needs to be changed.We have a new email address for this - email@example.com - so when you have 5 minutes please take a look at the map and let me know via that email if you spot anything that is wrong or out of date. Feel free to suggest new entries too, including wild food - blackberries, sweet chestnuts, crab…See More
"Well, so far I've had one phone call in response to my letter, which doesn't sound like a good start given that the magazine has a circulation of about 500. However, just yesterday I was talking one of the leading lights in Burley Garden…"
Why do you think local food production is important?
Minimising the impact of what we eat through limiting unnecessary food miles is good for the planet. Buying from local producers at fair prices helps them to avoid the problem of dealing with supermarkets. Local is often fresher and better quality. Finally, communities built around local food production are an important part of wider community action towards resilience.
I am delighted to announce that Spice ‘n’ Easy has been nominated in this year’s Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards and I am hoping to make it on to the short list of finalists. To help in this endeavour I would be most grateful if you would…
I tried the cheese from the Fernhill Cheese Company and went back for more! Soft, creamy and fresh, the children liked it too. Worth stopping at their stall at Lymington Saturday Market just opposite St Thoma's Church.