bigbarn.co.uk outlines how Brexit could affect food and farming

With the ‘In’ and ‘Out’ campaigns in full flow, Anthony Davison, local food champion and founder of food and drink website www.bigbarn.co.uk, explains how the outcome of Brexit could affect farmers and food producers “The most difficult thing about the EU referendum is the uncertainty of coming out of the EU. We don’t know what will happen so we can […]

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Rosemary Sassoon’s new full-colour book Fruit: Grow, cook and preserve your own

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Rosemary Sassoon’s new practical, full-colour book will encourage readers into growing and enjoying their own produce Fruit: Grow, cook and preserve your own is a beautiful full-colour book, resplendent with illustrations and photos, taken in author Rosemary’s old garden in Sevenoaks, Kent.     Rosemary has written the book in three parts. First, she discusses what fruit you can grow […]

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English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues holding Seafood Festival at Morecambe

A North West hotel group’s art-deco masterpiece is to play host to a sumptuous Seafood Festival this summer, celebrating all the finest fare that UK waters have to offer. English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues is organising the inaugural weekend event at the internationally renowned Midland Hotel on Morecambe’s waterfront on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July 2016. Festival highlights […]

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Make One Change campaign helping local businesses

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Local support is essential to ensure the survival of small producers, rural businesses and independent retailers, which is why this year’s Make One Change campaign is more important than ever. Back for the second year running, the Make One Change campaign, which runs throughout May, is asking shoppers to look closer to home for their groceries with a new strap-line […]

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Cornish Seaweed Co launches fresh kelp in Waitrose supermarkets

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The Cornish Seaweed Company is one of Cornwall’s most revolutionary companies, winning Cornish Business of the Year last year. In just over 2 weeks, the company will be launching freshly harvested Cornish Kombu (a type of kelp) into 139 Waitrose stores across the UK. Commonly seen as something lining the beaches, particularly after storms batter the coast, Kombu grows in […]

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CookedLocal helps chefs plan and share their meals with fresh food lovers

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Britain is set to eat faster, fresher and more affordably this summer with a new online platform designed to connect home-style chefs with fervent foodies. As a community centric service, CookedLocal helps everyday chefs plan and share their meals with fellow fresh food lovers. Riding on the coattails of the ‘sharing economy’ movement, CookedLocal is reimagining the way the UK […]

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Cheese Makers Market in Buckinghamshire Celebrates 5th Year

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On the 9th April, La Cave à Fromage, purveyor of the renowned cheese shops, will host the annual Cheese Makers Market in Old Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire – just 19 minutes from London. Visitors to the Cheese Makers Market will be able to taste, buy and learn about nearly 200 of the UK and Europe’s most delicious cheeses, created by artisan makers […]

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Market Porter’s discovery cheese selection in time for Easter

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Market Porter’s discovery cheese selection has everything that a true cheese lover would hope to see. A slight twist on your classic cheese board, they have unearthed some real gems. Market Porter has handpicked a selection of more unusual British cheeses which complement each other perfectly and will get everyone talking around the dinner table. Dig in after Easter Sunday lunch and enjoy over the […]

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Four Food Swaps to Help You Avoid Saturated Fat

Eating food that is better for us and exercising regularly is a big part of staying healthy. As education on this continues to improve, many of us are making positive changes to our diets – especially when it comes to saturated fats. Saturated fat can have a serious impact on our health: they’re a leading cause of high cholesterol and […]

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BBC’s new “Victorian Bakers” inspires bread baking

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During his involvement in the BBC’s new “Victorian Bakers” television series, 5th generation family and Master Baker John Swift was inspired to create new breads from old ideas. 35-year-old John from Clee Hill in South Shropshire was filming the new three-part series for BBC2 last year and with the help of two programme historians, gained an insight into the world […]

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