May

Monday 10th May 2010

It is always exciting as we pull back the covers to reveal the first spring crops in their fresh, succulent glory. Peeking around the edges can be deceptive; one year we uncovered a field of cabbage to find a Friar Tuck-style fringe but a bald centre with nothing but stumps and fat, blinking rabbits. No vermin or bugs this year,... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

Just as we were starting to worry that it would never rain again, one week later we are left wondering if it will ever stop. One day it... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

It sounds like the latest alternative health practice to emerge from new age South Devon, but is actually a preemptive strike against greens fatigue. Just a few weeks ago, the most common comment/complaint we were getting was carbohydrate overload; a kitchen full of roots as we approached the end of the season. When the sun is out and thoughts move... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

The myth that supermarkets are the cheapest places to shop is extraordinarily persistent. To most of our customers ethical trading, the environment and, above all, flavour seem to be at least as important as price. But we all need reassurance that our principles are not bleeding us dry. Every month we compare our box prices with Tesco, Sainsbury... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

Monday 10th May 2010

The farm is managed by Peter and Philip Le Maistre along with their father Charles Le Maistre and consists of around 900 vergees (2... continued