Last week Donna-The-Chorizo said to me: "When spring finally comes, it will come all in a sudden rush." And she was right! Today while I was at market the grass grew four inches. All our fruit trees came out in flower and when I got home, a swallow appeared! It wasn't one of mine, they … Continue reading Spring
In response to the need for more sustainable food production, in 1999 the UK government published a better quality of life: a strategy for sustainable development in the UK. The Strategy defines sustainable development as ensuring a better quality of life for everyone, now and for generations to come. It comes under Strategy 21, agreed upon at the … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market
By Becky Batchelor of Forest Beef Well here we are in March. After one of the most miserable winters I can remember, it is good to have the prospect of Spring, Summer and hopefully some sunshine! The snow drops and daffodils are out and looking beautiful – full of promise for the year to come. … Continue reading Roll on Spring…… The Countdown has begun.
a regular gathering of people for the purchase and sale of provisions, livestock, and other commodities. Scanning through one of my favourite pages on Facebook the other day, I saw a comment by another user that took me completely aback. The thread was discussing how Taunton has changed over the years and how much of … Continue reading What is a Market?