Category Archives: June – Articles

British Garlic

  Those of a certain vintage will remember when garlic was most definitely not British.  To older generations it epitomised all that was wrong with foreign food.  Now its place … Read on

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The elusive flavour of a perfect strawberry

In a dreadful year for strawberries, Suzanne Wynn considers what contributes to perfect flavour and asks what the future holds for commercial strawberry growing. Read on

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Herb of the Month – Mint

Mint is so evocative of a British summer – essential with new potatoes, lamb, peas and Pimms! But it was for Black Mitcham Peppermint rather than the Common or Garden Spearmint that Britain gained fame as a mint producer. Read on

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The Real Dairy

Traditional dairy breeds, fed on species rich pasture, produce premium milk for which the farmer should receive a premium price. The ultimate in this sector is raw milk, which can only be sold direct, but in a mixed farm this provides a ready market for cross selling other produce. Read on

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