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Tom’s wildlife blog March 2014

March has been warm and relatively dry, which has brought an early spring to the local wildlife. Blackbirds, started singing at the start of the month and have now been joined by blackcaps and chiffchaffs. The finches and tits are … Continue reading

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Week beginning 7th April 2014

500g carrots 400g parsnips 2 leeks 200g sprouting broccoli OR 1 cauliflower 150g borecole flower sprouts 150g spinach 200g mixed salad leaves small bunch of radishes We are now in what is traditionally known as the ‘hungry gap‘; the time … Continue reading

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Week beginning 31st March 2014

500g carrots 400g parsnips 2 leeks 200g sprouting broccoli 200g mixed salad leaves 100g spinach 200g borecole flower sprouts OR 1 cauliflower We are now entering what is traditionally known as the ‘hungry gap‘; the time of year when the … Continue reading

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Week beginning 24th March 2014

 500g carrots 2 leeks 200g sprouting broccoli 400g kale 100g mixed salad leaves 150g perpetual spinach 50g borecole flower sprouts We will soon be in what is traditionally known as the ‘hungry gap‘; the time of year when the winter … Continue reading

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Week beginning 17th March 2014

  500g carrots 2 leeks 400g sprouting broccoli 150g chard 125g mixed salad leaves 60g borecole flower sprouts (delicious raw or gently steamed)

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  500g carrots 2 leeks 130g sprouting broccoli 125g chard 100g mixed salad leaves

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Week beginning 3rd March 2014

  500g carrots 2 leeks 1 cauliflower OR 100g sprouting broccoli 125g spinach 100g mixed salad leaves

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Tom’s wildlife blog – February 2014

What a wet winter! It has been very soggy of late, which is perhaps why the village geese were still hanging around at the farm for most of the month. We hope we’ve now seen the back of them as … Continue reading

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Week beginning 24th February 2014

  500g carrots 2 leeks 1 cauliflower OR 150g sprouting broccoli 125g spinach 100g mixed salad leaves

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Week beginning 17th February 2014

500g carrots 2 leeks 150g spouting broccoli OR 1 cauliflower OR 250g Brussels sprouts OR 1 cabbage 150g purple kale (packed with vitamins and minerals!) 100g mixed salad leaves

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