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Spring has sprung

It’s spring time and we’re busy on the farm preparing for the next berry season. In the past months we’ve pruned thousands of currant and gooseberry bushes. 19 more words

In 2007 Two Kiwi Schoolgirls exposed GlaxoSmithKline's false vitamin C claims with hardly any found in their Ribena

Given Ribena’s advertising claims that “the blackcurrants in Ribena have four times the vitamin C of oranges”, they were astonished after discovering there was hardly any, and wrote to the manufacturers, … 228 more words


Hot buttered toast with a good blob of Black Currant Jam

A lot of things are demanding my attention in the garden at the moment as the festive season neglect is slowly coming to an end.   I’m torn between doing a systematic overhaul one bed at a time so the garden is back to where it should be in an orderly fashion, or running about tending to the most urgent things first.  1,185 more words

Sarah The Gardener


Quick bite in a jar – cottage cheese with black currants.


Oatmeal with black currants for breakfast. And sandwiches with salad and slice of cheese.

Monday 19th September 2016 - Just a few currants.

Another pleasant couple of hours on the allotment this morning. There was only one other person on site. Well I say one other person, but I didn’t see them, all I saw was a car. 368 more words

Foodie Friday Video

If you missed your Favourite Farm Girl on CTV’s Foodie Friday with Bruce Williams have no fear, you can check out the segment online.