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Eat Local

Lainston House's head chef Philip Yeoman reveals his inspiration

Simon Brown, right, toasts success with his godson Dugald Rhodes.

Thriving brewery ready to celebrate 18th birthday

Winner of last year’s Watercress Eating Championships,Rajesh Peter

Health benefits of Hampshire watercress

Hampshire Chorizo Debut

The Scent of Summer

Cheesy chip sausages are a winner!

Cheesy chip sausages are a winner!

Scrumptions Preserves produce review

Scrumptions Preserves produce review

Hyden Farm Organic Meat and Poultry produce review

Hyden Farm Organic Meat and Poultry produce review

Chalcroft Farm produce review

Waterside Country Market offers weekly bargains

Celebrating sausages

Celebrating sausages

Eco-friendly takeaways. Picture by Lily Gathercole

Eco-friendly takeaway

Mike Smales from Lyburn Farmhouse Cheesemakers

Best in local food on menu at open event

Nicola’s cooking is simply Yum

Nicola’s cooking is simply Yum

Chef Roger Halford

The Dining Room at Marwell Hotel

ABOVE: Top chef Marco Pierre White is pictured with chefs during a surprise visit to the Dog and Crook.

Dog and Crook, Bramshaw

Show your support and visit your local Farmer's Market

Your farmer's market needs YOU!

More farmer's markets for 2011

More farmer's markets for 2011

Megan Streb

Easier to eat locally produced food

A real passion for local produce

A real passion for local produce

Lets Cook Local aiming to get people cooking

Lets Cook Local aiming to get people cooking

Fiona King introduces New Forest pony Knightwood Minx to children from Bassett Green Primary School, Southampton, l to r, Kacper Lewandowski, David McKenzie and Gosia Marczak, all 8

Bumper harvest in the Forest

Is your lunchbox local?

Is your lunchbox local?

Making a living off the land

Making a living off the land

New cafe bar at The Point in Eastleigh

EWE IMPOSTER! Can you tell the difference? This lamb is actually from Botley in Hampshire but one restaurant was claiming to serve Hampshire lamb . . . when it actually came from New Zealand!

'Local' food being shipped in from abroad

Milena Bucks and Nick Bardsley

How to eat food from less than 30 miles away

Gioia Minghella. Courtesy of Patrick Eden Photography

Meet the Isle of Wight’s world famous ice cream makers, the Minghellas

Ideal for a bumper crop

Ideal for a bumper crop

May Draper, Doug Draper, Robert Draper, Andrew Draper and Carolyn Draper

Eat local with family run Pickwell Farm

Sally Churchward meets co-owner of Winchester’s Old Vine Ashton Gray

Sally meets co-owner of Winchester’s Old Vine Ashton Gray

Nick Bardsley and Milena Büchs only eating local

Nick Bardsley and Milena Büchs only eating local

Vatika restaurant, Wickham Vineyard, was the location of last year’s opening of Hampshire Food Festival, Chef's Jitin Joshi, Raymond Blanc and Atul Kochhar. This year the opening will be at Lime Wood in Lyndhurst

The Hampshire Food Festival

Steph Lowe of New Forest Biscotti

We meet biscuit maker Steph Lowe of New Forest Biscotti

Sophie Hounsham aged 12

Meet Celia and Peter Haynes who run Meadow Cottage Ice Cream company

Roasting Plank's from the Forest

Roasting Planks from the Forest

Open Farm Day at Middle Farm in Cheriton. Anne Baughen and Tricia Knight brush a calf.

Do you care about your food? We do!

Hampshire shops local

Nicola Batchelor, who runs Slow Food Solent

Slow Food Solent returns

Go wild for watercress

Go wild for watercress

Alison Grange from Durleighmarsh Farm

Meet Alison Grange from Durleighmarsh Farm

n The Marwell Hotel is at Thompsons Lane, Colden Common, Winchester. 01962 777681. : marwellhotel.co.uk

Meet Roger Halford, head chef at the Marwell Hotel

Nicola Batchelor, who runs Slow Food Solent

Meet Nicola Batchelor, who runs Slow Food Solent

Tony Barnfield with his award

Local bacon for the Nurse’s Cottage

Chef Stephen Hine

Meet the man at the helm of Tylney Hall’s award winning restaurant

Orchard Local Food, a new online store

Orchard Local Food, a new online store

Want to eat local? Sign our petition

Want to eat local? Sign our petition

Head chef Jim Hayward with manager Antony Robertson

Picked in the morning and served in the evening!

Farmers' Markets  - good prices and a great day out

Farmers' Markets - good prices and a great day out

Spice ’n’ Easy does it

Spice ’n’ Easy does it

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