February

Monday 10th May 2010

Guy has asked me to write the newsletter for the next week or so, as he takes a well earned break. Coming to the farm at dawn this morning, there were strong winds blowing off the Atlantic and dark, fiery rain clouds rolling in from the coast. When you see such drama unfurling in the sky, above the land our... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

It seems to have raced by but this week marks the first birthday for River Nene Organic Vegetables. It has been an incredible year. We started packing our boxes in fairly cramped conditions, sharing a packhouse with a larger company. We soon found ourselves seriously compromised for space as the box numbers increased beyond all our expectations. It... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

I managed to sneak away to Germany for a day last week to attend Biofach... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

It is amazing to hear murmurs about water restrictions in the middle of February. We are all used to the perennial problems in July and August as pipes and reservoirs serving our towns and villages leak one of our most precious resources; but to be short of water in February is quite extraordinary. The people of Peterborough and Stamford use piped... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

To celebrate our first Birthday we are launching a search to find the greenest family or household in the region. We think that this will be the first competition of its kind with the winner being crowned as the... continued