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Look around Farrington's Farm 21/03/2017, Producers

Home Farm at Farrington is owned by the Duchy of Cornwall and the farmhouse at Farrington’s is home to Andy & Tish Jeffery and family who moved there in 1989. Andy took over the farming in 1992 from his dad who had held the tenancy since the 1960's. The Farm is surrounded by 400 acres of countryside growing wheat, maize and grass to feed the animals, and 60 acres of organic land on which they grow vegetables. Take a look around the farm in our short film to your right.  The Jeffery family has a passion for doing the right thing in the way they run the farm. The...

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  • Meet The Story Organic

    Meet The Story Organic 21/03/2017, Producers

    We are pleased to have made this short film about The Story Organic in the Chew Valley. Since taking on Heron’s Green Farm overlooking Chew Valley Lake in Somerset, Luke Hasell has won accolades with The Story Organic Meats. As a BBC Food and Farming Awards' Outstanding Farmer of the Year finalist and Soil Association Gold Award winner, Luke’s The Story Organic produces...

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  • Fundraising: Give and you shall receive

    Fundraising: Give and you shall receive 01/11/2016, Producers

    How much does it cost to set up a farm and start growing food locally? Well, Steve Glover at The Severn Project originally started with £2,000 (and a whole lot of leadership and energy) to grow salad leaves on what has now become Arena Island near Temple Meads in Bristol. The project has come a long way since then, growing on over six acres of Bristol City Council land in Whitchurch....

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  • Meet Batch#5 – Your Local Gluten-Free Bakery

    Meet Batch#5 – Your Local Gluten-Free Bakery 04/07/2016, Producers

    Batch#5 pride themselves on being the first artisan gluten-free bakery in the South West. They have an extensive range of products, from breads to sausage rolls, scotch eggs to cakes and cookies. All of their gluten-free recipes are perfected. You can share their products with your friends and family without needing to apologise for providing a no-gluten alternative. The chances are, they wont be...

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  • The hallmarks of healthy well treated hens

    The hallmarks of healthy well treated hens 28/03/2016, Producers

    The eggs from the Soil Association certified Overton Organic Eggs have been one of the favourites on our store since we started fresh-range in 2014. Many of our customers are big fans of the eggs; freshly sourced from an outstanding free-range, organic farm in Arlingham, Gloucestershire. We source the eggs as little as 24 hours prior to customer delivery and they are still warm when we p...

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  • Udderly Transparent Milk Prices

    Udderly Transparent Milk Prices 12/08/2015, Producers

    You’ve probably seen a lot in the news lately about the struggles of the dairy industry due to falling milk prices in the supermarkets. Morrison’s recently introduced its new “Milk for Farmer’s Range”, at a 10p per litre premium to its standard range. Farmers therefore receive more for their milk, but only at the additional cost to the consumer...

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  • Eat Local- A Celebration of Local Food for all the Family

    Eat Local- A Celebration of Local Food for all the Family 10/08/2015, Producers

    Sunday 27 September, 11am – 6pm, at Windmill Hill City Farm: £3 entry, under 12s go free. Eat and explore the best local food in a fun-packed day at Windmill Hill City Farm this autumn, in association with, Bristol and Bath’s online local food store. Watch the freshest local produce being cooked on a firepit in the paddock, take part in a pizza-making worksh...

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  • Who is the Cotswold Traiteur?

    Who is the Cotswold Traiteur? 10/06/2015, Producers

    Everyone loves a meal prepared by a wonderful chef, but what if you could devour it in the comfort of your own home? Francis Green makes this possible. Creating his meals by hand using local produce, Francis puts love, care, and imagination into his Cotswold Traiteur dishes. We asked Francis to explain what traiteur means. Before the days of restaurants and cafés,...

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  • Fresh, fiery and flavourful leaves

    Fresh, fiery and flavourful leaves 10/06/2015, Producers

    Who knew that fresh, fiery and flavourful leaves and herbs were grown in the urban centre of Bristol? It was Steve Glover who transformed Temple Meads' waste land into a fruitful market place. Now growing over 15 varieties of seasonal salad leaves and herbs that are packed and prepared for fresh-range delivery within hours of being hand-picked. Steve has recently opened up...

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  • Super shoots and glorious greens

    Super shoots and glorious greens 10/06/2015, Producers

    There's nothing like going to the garden centre and buying beautiful living plants to bring something extra to the garden or house. They grow, they look beautiful, but how often do they taste this good? In a glasshouse in Banwell, North Somerset, Philip Kidd grows amazing little shoots and greens. Free from any pesticides and fungicides, he encourages biodiversity on his land, cultivating...

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  • Fancy a Somerset tipple?

    Fancy a Somerset tipple? 10/06/2015, Producers

    What a gorgeous day today! And the forecast for Bristol and Bath is more of the same with temperatures soaring early next week. It's time to load that fridge with the finest selection of Somerset ciders this side of Crewkerne. Arrange your fresh-range delivery today to enjoy the finest selection of local food and drink at great prices. Did you know that just like the French have...

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  • Eat good, do good

    Eat good, do good 10/06/2015, Producers

    Green Shoots have been teaching prisoners in HMP Dartmoor to grow mushrooms for just over a year. Their gourmet oyster mushrooms are being snapped up by Michelin-star restaurants right across Devon. Mark Ellery, the project leader, has now kicked off the same initiative just north of Bristol in HMP Eastwood Park, a women's prison. Using Boston Tea Party organic coffee ground as a base to...

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  • Nothing fishy about this fresh mackerel

    Nothing fishy about this fresh mackerel 10/06/2015, Producers

    Fish is one of the foods that our new customers first notice in terms of freshness. We can deliver fish and seafood to you within a day of it being caught. Living here in Bristol or Bath, we are only an hour or so's drive from Lyme Bay in Dorset. It's really not a long way for the fish to travel if it comes direct. By avoiding the haulage and storage of mass retail...

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