Category Archives: Food Production

Shop local – you can’t afford not to

A while back I was having a conversation with a friend who was expressing doubts about local shopping. We were discussing the local farmers’ market in Wye in Kent and he was saying that he often visited in order to … Continue reading

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The community chef visited the village hall today as part of the Wye Our Place project. The idea was to talk through ideas about forming a social eating place in the village – aimed at reducing isolation and improving nutrition … Continue reading

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This is a film made by the Funder Films crew at the Wye Community Farm Harvest Festival.

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These are my recollections on the parish council meeting which took place last Thursday: Final agreement as to whether the Free School will occupy the Grade 2 listed college buildings is still to be reached. A final decision is expected … Continue reading

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As I mentioned in my last post, I set up a meeting last Tuesday night to discuss possible environmental initiatives in the village. In total 12 people attended – including representatives from the Agricola Club, the Allotments, the Children’s Playing … Continue reading

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Congratulations and thanks to all those who’ve spent so much time and care planning the 3rd Wye Food Festival which is launched at the Farmers’ Market tomorrow with a beer tent, a bouncy castle and a beekeeping demonstration (a potentially … Continue reading

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The horsemeat scandal is a timely reminder to support our local food producers and retailers: the Farmers’ Market this weekend, Perry Court Farm, Ripple Farm Organics, Wakelins, the Wooden Spoon jam factory, Wye Bakery, Wye Community Farm… Have I missed anyone out? … Continue reading

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