Grow, cook, eat - three key lessons for 2024

Jan 1, 2024

Let’s make 2024 a year where we increase the education for everyone, on how to eat healthily, seasonally, locally and keep to a sensible budget.

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Food bank

Dec 25, 2023

Please Support Nourish, Blandford’s Community Larder & Food Bank

Christmas is the best time of year for getting together with family and friends that we don’t see enough of! To enjoy eating and drinking lots of lovely local, seasonal Dorset produce together over the festive season. What could be better?

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It's Thanksgiving time of year again

Nov 23, 2023

On the fourth Thursday of November it was officially Thanksgiving over in America. A holiday time in which to give thanks for that year’s harvest. What us Brits would call a USA harvest festival if you like, a time to celebrate the good things in life with family and friends. A time to eat and share good food together in order to remember what we should all be thankful for.

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What a relief to get the 2023 harvest finally finished

Oct 8, 2023

This year has been so different from last year. In 2022 we were so hot that it was a major undertaking simply to make it through every day without a major fire. In the total reverse, this year it’s been challenging just trying to get the corn in to the barn dry enough because of all the rain. It rained on St Swithun’s Day, the 15th July. If this happens then an old wives’ tale predicts it will rain for 40 days straight and that was pretty much what happened.

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Ultra processed foods

Oct 4, 2023

If you didn’t watch the Channel 4 programme called Good Harvest, then I’m sure you will have read about it in the papers, or people might have mentioned it in conversation. It was a programme that was televised in July.

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Finding us in the heart of Dorset

Our farm shop stocks a wide range of locally reared beef, pork and chicken as well as seasonal game, free-range eggs, home-made pies, fresh vegetables, dried goods and a selection of superb Dorset produce. Come and see what we have to offer.