Every little hurts

Posted on 25 Jul 2011 in Go Local, Support Ethical | 3 comments

This great article from the Guardian talks about how supermarkets pass on the cost of their price wars with each other to farmers and producers. When we see their adverts and in-store signage boasting great offers and discounts, we need to start recognising that for what it is – a big, arrogant admission of the […]

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It’s time to get clued up on GM

Posted on 19 Jul 2011 in Protect Nature | 3 comments

Right now there’s rumpus going on in the food industry around this question: should Britain allow genetically modified crops and vegetables into all mass market animal feed and everyday food products (like the USA has done since the 1990s) or not? It’s a crucial debate on what goes on your plate! It affects us all, […]

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What’s hot for July?

Posted on 14 Jul 2011 in Choose Seasonal | 0 comments

Food meets Fashion as our roving blogger is asked, “What’s hot for July?” Well I often get asked questions like this, being a diehard fashionista and all(!), so here goes… What’s is season right now is bright colours, crisp whites, turbans, animal print, tangerine, mid calf hems, neon green, man bags, apples, blueberries, spinach, carrots, […]

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Dutty Butty

Posted on 11 Jul 2011 in Avoid Processed, Go Local | 5 comments

A healthy, nutritious sandwich that stays fresh for 14 days? Like Judge Judy says, “If it doesn’t make sense, it’s probably not true”. Have you ever kept a piece of bread for 14 days? Probably not because it would be minging, and blue/green with mould – yuck. But munching that might be preferable to one […]

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Happy Independents Day!

Posted on 03 Jul 2011 in Go Local | 0 comments

Today is an important day across the pond, as the USA celebrates Independence Day – so we wish a very happy 4th July to our American friends and followers! Back in Blighty, today also marks the beginning of a month of celebrating UK Independent Retailers (hence the cheesy link!) We are always hearing bad news […]

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