‘Meet the artists’ launch on evening of Friday, May 18th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Everyone welcome. Looking forward to greeeting anyone who can make it!. To read more click on the post title or image.
Romanesque cauliflowers have to be some of the most visually wondrous crops to come from the British countryside. And what a blessing the factory farming community don’t seem to be interested in them! Late autumn cauli and general brassica cutting at Organic Pantry near Boston Spa was a delight to behold.
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It is difficult to describe the numbness I felt on learning that whilst I was celebrating the Lammas project with recent posts on three of the smallholdings in the project, one of the nine homes at Tir-y-Gafel was being raised to the ground in a ferocious fire. To read more click on the post title or image.
Raspberry picking in glorious afternoon sunshine, a massive – and beautiful – cob-built greenhouse and willow all around, growing, cut, soaking, and woven! Just a few of the ingredients of a magical few hours at Plas Heyg, the smallholding where Cassie and Nigel Lishman live in Pembrokeshire. To read more click on the post title or image.
Forget the ugliness of Black Friday for a moment, for the month of December all proceeds from the online sale of Unlikely Heroes will be donated to Crisis at Christmas. So, think about someone whom you think might like the book – might even be yourself – and buy a copy knowing your money will also help someone on the streets. To read more click on the post title or image.
Lovely photo-essay of a selection of places visited on my travels in a new food magazine, Locavore. Edited and published by Gavin Markham, the guy who runs Green Guides, it’s a high quality, quarterly journal exploring food as it should be. Gavin’s another man on a mission! Feels and looks good. Also discount subscription offer to FBS followers. To read more click on the post title or image.
One dark night in the depths of winter, many moons ago, I received an email from a one Gavin Markham asking if I was interested in being featured, with photographs from Feeding Body and Soul, in a new magazine he was aiming to launch – Locavore, a full colour magazine dedicated to local food issues. Its now here, and at special rates to FBS followers! To read more click on the post title or image.