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MEET THE FARMER: GARTH CLARK FROM HOLT FARM, THE FAMILY FARM OF YEO VALLEY

Yeo Valley has been blazing new trails in the dairy industry for decades. From a humble smallholding in the 1960s, it has since grown into the UK’s Nº1 organic dairy brand. A brand that chooses to do business in a way that is better for people and the planet. And they do this by protecting and preserving generations of small family dairy farms, tirelessly working to develop a sustainable way of farming that is beyond organic, and making sure that all their animals have a good healthy life.

It’s a business that is shaped by dedicated people with a passion for doing the right thing in everything they do, and Garth Clark is one of those dedicated people. He is the Managing Director of Holt Farm, the Family Farm of Yeo Valley, and the most inspiring, straight-talking farmer we’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting. Read More

EDIBLE GIFTS IN A JAR: SPICY CHOCOLATE, OATMEAL & COCONUT COOKIE MIX

Christmas wrapping paper can cost you a fortune and chances are it will end up in the bin anyway. A better idea: repurpose your glass jars. They’re the perfect container for all types of gifts from candles to body scrubs to snow globes, herb gardens and our favourite, edible gifts. And most importantly, the receiver can reuse them over and over again. Read More

A GUIDE TO WINTER FORAGING

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The sudden downturn in the temperature doesn’t have to dampen your chances of finding a bounty of free wild food. From mushrooms to seaweed, shellfish and a handful of winter greens, there is still plenty of foraged edibles to gather during the cold winter months. Here’s a short guide to a few of our favourite… Read More

REDUCE CHRISTMAS WASTE

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The festive period is one of our most expensive times of year, yet it seems it is during this spell of celebration that we are most gluttonous when it comes to food.

On average, a family will comfortably spend over £200 on food and drink alone at Christmas, the majority of which are perishable items that find their way into the bin way before the decorations have been packed away. Read More