Category Archives: From The Garden

Harvesting quinoa

Talk about slow food…..if my life relied upon this crop I would be dead by now!   While not a favourite food of mine, I was beguiled by the suggestions that this crop was easy to grow(it certainly was), I could collect the seed meaning a lifelong supply and as a superfood I felt I couldn’t resist the obligationĀ to grow quinoa. Here’s …

Strawberry-fest.

Having spent many frustrating hours trying to work out how to best keep the birds off our strawberry-patch this summer…..we needn’t have worried! There’s plenty to go round. We have a bumper crop and are picking on average about 10Kg per day. B&B guests get first call, plus we are selling them on the gate (alongside the free-range …
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