"I cant see that many land owners would turn away the substantial income they get from renting to horse owners! Anything for agricultural use is a fraction of what is earnt for equestrian. Also horses and equestrianism generate a large income for…"
"I have watched this with interest and the repeated statement is There is not enough people producing local food.
Well I believe that there is not sufficient land available in the Forest area that is productive. We need a strategy that encourages…"
"Thanks Jonathan and Carol - some good observations about the difficulties of of 'eating local' - there are many obstacles for most people. We have to make access to locally produced food much easier so that producers are encouraged and…"
"New Forest Food Challenge Diaries 2: Simon & Sarah from Lymington, Hampshire talk about the food challenge and their land share arrangement, which is enabling them to grow some of their own vegetables."
"New Forest Food Challenge Diaries 3: Christina from Brockenhurst, Hampshire talks about how important sourcing local produce has been for her and what she's learning now, as she starts growing vegetables on an allotment and around the Bed &…"
Just checking you got the email about the vineyard trip. Sorry, I sent it out on Wednesday night, but to the wrong address!! Anyway, we're meeting Tim at the vineyard at 2.30pm tomorrow, Sunday, so you can either make your own way there, or walk up with us from here about 2pm? Then afterwards, you are welcome back here for some local nibbles.
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…