eat local, grow local
Just found this great website - The Real Seed Catalogue.
"We grow all these veg for our own family use, so if it's in our catalogue, we know well how it grows, and how it tastes. You'll find no hybrids or genetically modified seed here - just varieties that do really well and taste great when grown by hand on a garden scale."
They also tell you how you can save your seed yourself and may be even start a seed circle:…Continue
Added by SarahF on September 28, 2010 at 22:56 — No Comments
Hi all, does anyone have any jam jars with or without lids (or coffee jars or similar) hiding in cupboards that are extra to requirements?
I have had a request from a lady in Hordle who is making jams, preserves, chutneys and pickles from forest and garden produce for the New Forest Festival.
If you live locally and have some spare, please email me - Sarah at email@example.com and I can come and…Continue
For those of you in the North of the forest. The village of Martin is NW of Fordingbridge, through Damerham and past Tidpit.... You can find out more about the Future Farms project on their website:
You are invited to the…Continue
Added by SarahF on September 13, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments
It’s Festival Time!
New Forest Transition Celebrations Group in association with New Forest Festival
are proud to announce a…Continue
Added by SarahF on September 3, 2010 at 19:30 — No Comments
Take a look at the RHS Grow your Own Webpages to see what you should be doing this month:
Added by SarahF on September 2, 2010 at 13:08 — No Comments
After finding local produce on the menu of the Fisherman's Rest in Lymington, (a great burger by the way) I have started to add another symbol to the map, to pin point pubs and restaurants that serve New Forest produce - its a knife and fork!
Take a look at the map, and tell us about other pubs, hotels and restaurants that serve luscious local food!…Continue
Added by SarahF on September 2, 2010 at 9:21 — No Comments