eat local, grow local
Rosie Lea Tea House & bakery will be opening very soon in BRockenhurst. We are keeping with our ethos of keeping our produce as local as possible and are currently sourcing our suppliers so if anyone would like to help please feel free to drop me a line! We are also aiming to keep a good proportion of our menu Gluten Free so if anyone knows of a good bread supplier do let me know.
We are also looking for local crafts to display for sale on our cradft…Continue
At yesterday's New Forest Transition Hub meeting we talked about the availability of grants to support projects. In these times of austerity you'd think it would be even harder than usual to find funding but actually that's not the case!
Locally the NPA's Sustainable Development Fund has a fairly large pot and is looking for suitable applications and there are several other possibilities.....
So......if you have an idea for something that you'd like to do in your community and…Continue
It's an inspiring read full of wonderful ideas and details of things that people have tried out. One of the…Continue
Added by Richard on October 19, 2011 at 15:30 — No Comments
If you haven't already logged into the NatWest CommunityForce website, please could you do so this week?
We have plans to buy some more fruit and/or nut trees this winter, and would like to give them to as many individuals, groups, schools, community gardens across the forest that we can.
You can go on line, sign up and vote at
We may not win all the money we have asked for, but…Continue
Added by SarahF on October 17, 2011 at 13:50 — No Comments
As things move on for our company we are really pleased to be opening our first vintage Tea Room & Bakery at the end of Novemember. We will be focusing and good home baked produce & patissere, taking on the challenge of making our menu fit for all including gluten free, dairy free, low sugar etc.
We want to continue using as many NEw Forest ingredienets as we can and are therefore trying to locate a good local brad baker, preferably one that also producwes…Continue
Added by Rosie Lea Catering on October 16, 2011 at 16:50 — No Comments
Here is some of the harvest from my two apple trees. The first is a Fiesta, that I had from the food challenge in 2009. The second is a Greensleeves, that I bought from the from Deacons on the IOW in 2008.…Continue
Added by SarahF on October 14, 2011 at 12:22 — No Comments
Celebrate British Sausage Week by designing your own!
To celebrate British Sausage Week (31 October – 6 November) the New Forest Marque is teaming up with Oakwood Butchers, New Forest Marque Sausage Champion 2010, to bring someone’s…Continue
Added by SarahF on October 12, 2011 at 20:17 — No Comments
This summer's gorgeous tasting honey - only 7 jars left £5 per lb jar.
Call Viv on 07768 420138.... collect from Hordle.
Added by Viv East on October 10, 2011 at 21:00 — No Comments