The sneakiest vegetable-based recipes for kids

Local food often comes in the form of produce fresh from the allotment, farmers’ market, or field, and there’s no better way to get some goodness into your diet while making a difference to local growers than by incorporating these ingredients into your regular meals. You might even find some varieties that are special to […]

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Fodder turns 5

Fodder, the innovative and unique farm shop which revolutionised the relationship between consumers and Yorkshire agriculture, while at the same time giving all its profits to charity, is celebrating their 5th anniversary. The café and shop, which is located at Harrogate’s Great Yorkshire Showground, first opened its doors on the 17th June 2009 and from […]

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Melons and other fruits grown within the UK

There was once this time when melons were only grown in the Mediterranean but now there are fresh melons straight from the English fields. Many cantaloupes and galias are about to be delivered to well-known supermarkets by Kent and Staffordshire farmers. The polytunnels that they used to grow strawberries this year are what they are […]

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Rhubarb is the new Valentines gift for loved ones

“Forget Valentine’s day flowers,” says Tim, who trained under the tutelage of Raymond Blanc. “Go for the Yorkshire love bunch, which is healthy, pretty in pink and regional. Tim Bilton is one of Yorkshire’s top chefs and is highly passionate about producing top quality Yorkshire food, swapping rhubarb in exchange of roses for this year’s […]

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London is getting pickled

According to Victoria Stewart, whether it is fennel or beetroot, the coolest London restaurants just cannot get enough of brining. To be honest, many might find the idea of nibbling on some raw vegetables that have been marinading is a mixture of salt, vinegar, sugar and spice may seem somewhat alien but you cannot ignore […]

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Scotland working towards success in 2014

Scotland Food & Drink, a leading industry organisation, have appointed a new project manager to help Scottish food and drink businesses make the most of the opportunities presented in 2014 by the Commonwealth Games, the Ryder Cup and the homecoming. The role, which is being funded by the Scottish Government, will be supporting the implementation […]

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Cheddar cheese sales on the up and up

Cheese may not seem like a big industry, or a large part of the yearly grocery budget, but Cheddar is making some interesting sales. As one of the largest producer of cheese and other dairy products, the company has seen an increased turnover rate over the past years, and now sees a £15.1 million annual […]

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