eat local, grow local
Have you visited Rosie Lea Tea Shop in Brockenhurst this summer? I went once with my children for a cake and hot chocolate, and once with my husband for lunch. Their cakes are absolutely delicious! Difficult to choose just one!
Also, if you have been down to Keyhaven and Milford recently, you may have spotted some black sheep in the fields. Either up Lymore Lane, or down by the 'crabbing bridge.' These are the sheep of Simeon Morgan Farming.
So, what do Rosie Lea Tea Shop and…Continue
Added by SarahF on August 31, 2012 at 18:00 — No Comments
On the Saturday 24th September, there is an apple day at Minstead Studay Centre, as part of the New Forest Festival.
Sunnyfields Organic Farm is providing us with a demo food kitchen, and we would like to invite about 5 people to do a 40-45’ food demo with a local or…Continue
Transition Lymington have started to set up a local Land Share scheme for the SO41 area. So far we have been offered a garden in central Lymington and are looking for a gardener ideally within walking or cycling distance of the garden.
Added by SarahF on November 29, 2010 at 18:30 — No Comments
Can you help us?
We want to map all the local food producers/outlets/places in the New Forest. This might be someone who just sells the extra eggs and honey at their front gate, a farm shop, a jam producer, or even - if you know of any - a fruit tree, where the fruit /nuts/quinces/crab apples, just go to waste every year - on common land?
It would also be great to map some local resources: any experts out there, who we can call upon for advice? Any land that you…Continue
Have you being trying to buy local food? Reasonably priced and of good quality?
Having problems accessing land to grow your own food?
We are hoping to raise some of the issues of buying and growing local food and also start to find solutions to those issues.
On Thursday 30th September, with the backing of the NPA, District Council and a few other local names,…Continue
Added by SarahF on July 6, 2010 at 18:00 — No Comments
The two butchers who used to work at Warborne Organic Farm shop have set their own business in Beaulieu, near Hatchet Pond. They have taken over the site that used to be the Hazel Copse Farm shop, PYO and bakery, on the B3054 between Hatchet pond and the village high street.
The shop is calle the Beaulieu Organic Farm Shop and sells a wide range of organic meat, plus seasonal fruit and vegetables and dairy produce. They hope a bakery will follow.
See the New…Continue