eat local, grow local
We now have a new supplier of fresh bread and cakes for our Saturday market. We were getting bread from the Winterborne Bakery, which was proving very popular but unfortunately they are no longer able to supply us so we have found a new supplier called "Indulge" in Shaftesbury. This is a small artisan bakery which bakes a range of delicious handmade bread (including sourdough loaves) and cakes.
We will also have…Continue
Added by SarahF on November 25, 2011 at 13:30 — No Comments
If you watch Countryfile, you may have seen a feature on Futurefarms that was shown on the programme last night. If you missed it, you can still see it on iPLayer: …Continue
Added by SarahF on November 21, 2011 at 14:15 — No Comments
The Food Challenge are giving away 50 rhubarb plants over the next couple of weekends, so come and find our stall.
We have 50 Rhubarb tubers to give away to anyone who would like one in exchange for writing something up on our website next year, when they start grow (eg swap a recipe, upload a photo etc...)
We will be at the Sway Village Market on Sat 26th November from 9 -11.30am at Sway Village Hall and
Added by SarahF on November 21, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments
hi all - I have joined forces with veggiebox.com who are going to do our marketing for the veggiebox. The first box is up and running and is on a special deal on lymingtondeals.com. We have also got other local growers working with us and supplying us with other crops we are not growing at the nursery. We got kholrabi, salad leaves, very late strawberries and raspberries, tomatoes, aubergines, peppers, cabbages, chard, potatoes, pumkins, squashes. Cucmbers are finished now, this week I…Continue
Added by Lawrence Camilleri on November 7, 2011 at 14:23 — No Comments
In this week's email to Food Challenge members I mentioned that I had spotted some daffodils coming up in our garden and asked if anyone else had similar out of season things happening.
One reply put my daffs in the shade reporting that two daffodils had already flowered and were now dying while another reported a current crop of strawberries!
Anything else of note to report?
Added by Richard on November 4, 2011 at 16:32 — No Comments