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A selection of articles about local food producers, retailers, chefs and those supporting the local food and farming industry.

Josceline Dimbleby

Josceline Dimbleby has an extraordinary life story. She has travelled all over the world and, drawing on her exceptional memory for people, food and...

Cristian Barnett

Tracking down photographer Christian Barnett is no simple task. As a food photographer he is much in demand, however his love of travel is...

People in Food – Jon Corpe

Driving along the A37 towards Chilthorne Dormer, if you glanced out the window you may see a herd of large dark brown majestic shapes...

Rural Revolution by Owen Day

It is increasingly clear that the industrialisation and intensification of farming in the UK have caused huge damage to our wildlife, soils and rivers. ...

Lorraine Brehme

Fairtrade, Organic, Dolphin Friendly, Rain Forest Alliance – these have all become familiar labels on our food, but back in the early Eighties, they...

People in Food – Jonathan Hoskyns

From the end of June to the middle of November if you need to find Jonathan Hoskyns he will most likely be out in...

Tamasin Day-Lewis

You can almost see my courgettes grow. Maybe not quite as impressively as the 9 inches a day I was once told an asparagus spear can push aside soil and stone to launch itself on to your plate, but enough to make me head for the garden through the summer and way into autumn, right up to the first opportunistic killer of a frost, with a sense of pride, anticipation and always, despite its continuously generous-natured bounty and reliability, surprise.

Blue Sky Thinking

The most popular New Year’s wish is that 2021 is nothing like 2020. Fergus Byrne has been hearing from some local businesses about how...

Romy Fraser

T.S. Elliot maintained that ‘April is the cruellest month.’ This year it was plain crazy, setting the record as the wettest April for 125...

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

The idea of a chat with Hugh about his current preoccupation with vegetables was hatched at an informal gathering celebrating the epic, thirty-six hour...

People in Food – Simon Mazzei

Unable to get out of bed in the morning until his lovely wife Sam has brought him a cup of coffee, Simon Mazzei blames...

Restoring the Balance

How cutting back on meat could help save the planet and our rural communities A growing number of scientists, journalists and policy-makers are speaking out...