Eat Local Campaign

Bangers are a smash

Daily Echo: JUDGES: James Golding and Frances Slade.

10:43am Wednesday 19th March 2014

EVER fancied a banana split sausage or what about venison and chocolate?

Lainston House's head chef Philip Yeoman reveals his inspiration

12:50pm Sunday 19th May 2013

He has worked at some of the country’s top restaurants and is now impressing guests at Lainston House with his culinary talents. Head chef Phil Yeomans talks to Ed Stilliard

Thriving brewery ready to celebrate 18th birthday

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

2:00pm Tuesday 16th April 2013

It all started as a bit of banter over a few pints of not very good ale.

Health benefits of Hampshire watercress

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

2:55pm Wednesday 9th May 2012

AHEAD of the annual Watercress Festival in Alresford later this month, new research has found that antioxidant-rich watercress, often labelled a super-food, can alleviate the natural stress put on our body by a workout.

Hampshire Chorizo Debut

10:45am Friday 17th February 2012

HAMPSHIRE pork took on a Spanish flavour at a recent chorizo training session, held to help Hampshire pig farmers and pork producers to diversify into charcuterie products. The workshop was the first in a series of training events as part of the Prince’s Countryside Funded project, ‘Preserving the Hampshire Hog’ being run by Hampshire Fare The project aims to help local farmers add value to their meat at a time when market fluctuations can often mean a loss for every kg sold.

The Scent of Summer

10:44am Friday 17th February 2012

HOW do you bottle a summer’s day or gift wrap a woodland walk? A New Forest woman with a heightened sense of smell believes she has found the answer.

Cheesy chip sausages are a winner!

Daily Echo: Cheesy chip sausages are a winner!

4:39pm Thursday 22nd December 2011

TWO lucky families received an early Christmas present of unique New Forest Marque sausages this week made to their winning recipies.

Scrumptions Preserves produce review

Daily Echo: Scrumptions Preserves produce review

4:31pm Thursday 22nd December 2011

SCRUMPTIOUS Preserves are handmade by Sarah Adamson in Woolston, Southampton.

Hyden Farm Organic Meat and Poultry produce review

Daily Echo: Hyden Farm Organic Meat and Poultry produce review

4:05pm Monday 19th December 2011

IF you are looking for high quality, organic local meat, Hyden Farm Organic Meat and Poultry is a very good place to start.

Chalcroft Farm produce review

3:52pm Monday 19th December 2011

THE Owton family have been farming on Chalcroft Farm for between 400 and 500 years.

Waterside Country Market offers weekly bargains

3:51pm Monday 19th December 2011

THE Waterside CountryMarket consists of approx 16 or so active producers who make, bake or grow their produce in their own homes/gardens.

Celebrating sausages

Daily Echo: German sausage stall wins backing

5:52pm Wednesday 12th October 2011

TO CELEBRATE British Sausage Week (31 October – 6 November) New Forest Marque is teaming up with Oakwood Butchers, New Forest Marque Sausage Champion 2010, to bring someone’s favourite sausage recipe to life.

Eco-friendly takeaway

Daily Echo: Eco-friendly takeaways. Picture by Lily Gathercole

12:18pm Wednesday 7th September 2011

WHEN it comes to the environment, takeaways don’t have the best reputation.

Best in local food on menu at open event

Daily Echo: Mike Smales from Lyburn Farmhouse Cheesemakers

3:43pm Wednesday 2nd March 2011

In the next in our series encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SALLY CHURCHWARD previews the New Forest Marque trade fair

Nicola’s cooking is simply Yum

Daily Echo: Nicola’s cooking is simply Yum

11:41am Wednesday 23rd February 2011

Meet Nicola Goode who has turned her passion for cooking into a successful business

The Dining Room at Marwell Hotel

Daily Echo: Chef Roger Halford

3:21pm Thursday 3rd February 2011

In the next in our series encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SALLY CHURCHWARD visits The Dining Room at Marwell Hotel

Dog and Crook, Bramshaw

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

3:13pm Thursday 3rd February 2011

IT might sound far-fetched, but there is a local link between Marco Pierre White and Colden Common Women’s Institute darts team.

Your farmer's market needs YOU!

Daily Echo: Show your support and visit your local Farmer's Market

3:23pm Wednesday 12th January 2011

This week in our series encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SALLY CHURCHWARD supports our local food producers at Farmer’s Markets

More farmer's markets for 2011

Daily Echo: More farmer's markets for 2011

4:24pm Wednesday 24th November 2010

HAMPSHIRE Farmers Markets (HFM) is to double its presence in Romsey by going monthly from January 2011. There will also be new farmers markets at Port Solent and in Cosham during the year.

Easier to eat locally produced food

Daily Echo: Megan Streb

3:51pm Wednesday 17th November 2010

Encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SALLY CHURCHWARD talks to Southampton Transition group

A real passion for local produce

Daily Echo: A real passion for local produce

3:55pm Wednesday 3rd November 2010

IF you really want to know where your food is coming from Longdown Farm near Ashurst is the place to go.

Lets Cook Local aiming to get people cooking

Daily Echo: Slow Roast Belly Pork (from Jackson’s of Cracoe) with bubble and squeak and pan juices

5:04pm Wednesday 27th October 2010

YOUNG people can try their hands at cooking local food with the help of a new recipe booklet.

Bumper harvest in the Forest

Daily Echo: 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

3:04pm Wednesday 13th October 2010

THE autumn harvest was celebrated in the New Forest with children from some nine local schools.

Is your lunchbox local?

Daily Echo: Is your lunchbox local?

11:45am Wednesday 6th October 2010

A new initiative that encourages parents to add a local element to their children’s school lunchboxes

Making a living off the land

Daily Echo: Making a living off the land

11:28am Wednesday 22nd September 2010

HAVE you ever thought about making your living off the land?

New cafe bar at The Point in Eastleigh

2:48pm Thursday 16th September 2010

SHAKESPEARE, cream teas, organic vegetable planting, food sampling and live music are all on the menu at a special event to celebrate the launch of The Point’s new café bar.

'Local' food being shipped in from abroad

Daily Echo: 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!

3:53pm Monday 13th September 2010

A CRACKDOWN on “local” food has uncovered the shocking truth about what is being served in some of our pubs and restaurants.

How to eat food from less than 30 miles away

Daily Echo: Milena Bucks and Nick Bardsley

4:43pm Tuesday 17th August 2010

A Southampton couple who set themselves the target of only buying food from within 30 miles of their home last month.

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

Daily Echo: Gioia Minghella. Courtesy of Patrick Eden Photography

2:07pm Wednesday 4th August 2010

BEFORE the name Minghella was associated with Hollywood movies and Oscars, it was famous for something rather tastier – ice cream.

Ideal for a bumper crop

Daily Echo: Ideal for a bumper crop

3:06pm Wednesday 28th July 2010

CHAMPAGNE, Bordeaux, Chianti… Hampshire?

Eat local with family run Pickwell Farm

Daily Echo: May Draper, Doug Draper, Robert Draper, Andrew Draper and Carolyn Draper

12:34pm Thursday 22nd July 2010

WHAT could be better than picking delicious red strawberries straight from the plant in the glorious sunshine?

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

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

3:21pm Wednesday 21st July 2010

SERVING up local food at The Old Vine in Winchester has had an unexpected benefit for co-owner Ashton Gray.

Nick Bardsley and Milena Büchs only eating local

Daily Echo: Nick Bardsley and Milena Büchs only eating local

2:59pm Wednesday 7th July 2010

Meet Southampton couple Nick Bardsley and Milena Büchs who have set themselves the challenge of only eating locally-sourced food for a month.

The Hampshire Food Festival

Daily Echo: 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

2:44pm Wednesday 30th June 2010

Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, The Hampshire Food Festival gets underway tomorrow, with the month ahead packed full of local food and farming events.

We meet biscuit maker Steph Lowe of New Forest Biscotti

Daily Echo: Steph Lowe of New Forest Biscotti

11:46am Wednesday 23rd June 2010

In the next in our series encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SALLY CHURCHWARD meets biscuit maker Steph Lowe of New Forest Biscotti

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

Daily Echo: Sophie Hounsham aged 12

2:13pm Wednesday 16th June 2010

SALLY CHURCHWARD meets Celia and Peter Haynes who run Meadow Cottage Ice Cream company

Roasting Planks from the Forest

Daily Echo: Roasting Plank's from the Forest

3:37pm Wednesday 9th June 2010

SALLY CHURCHWARD meets Cornelius Veakins from The Roasting Plank Company whose products are aiming to change the way you barbecue

Do you care about your food? We do!

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

3:12pm Wednesday 2nd June 2010

In the next in our series encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SALLY CHURCHWARD looks at Open Farm Sunday,

Hampshire shops local

3:08pm Wednesday 2nd June 2010

Hampshire County Council is helping to put more local produce on the public sector plate by encouraging other councils to follow its lead in buying local.

Slow Food Solent returns

Daily Echo: Nicola Batchelor, who runs Slow Food Solent

2:31pm Wednesday 26th May 2010

SLOW Food Solent’s second event, on Saturday, sees the local produce available on Stockbridge High Street, also known as the “Best Foodie Street” in the UK, brought into the spotlight.

Go wild for watercress

Daily Echo: Go wild for watercress

11:26am Wednesday 12th May 2010

WATERCRESS is one of those rare foods that tastes fantastic and is extremely good for you!|It’s also unusual in that it has its own festival, right here in Hampshire.

Meet Alison Grange from Durleighmarsh Farm

Daily Echo: Alison Grange from Durleighmarsh Farm

1:52pm Wednesday 5th May 2010

In the next in our series encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SALLY CHURCHWARD meets Alison Grange from Durleighmarsh Farm

Meet Roger Halford, head chef at the Marwell Hotel

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

12:49pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

In the next in our series encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SALLY CHURCHWARD meets Roger Halford, head chef at the Marwell Hotel

Meet Nicola Batchelor, who runs Slow Food Solent

Daily Echo: Nicola Batchelor, who runs Slow Food Solent

4:42pm Wednesday 12th May 2010

In the next in our series encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SALLY CHURCHWARD meets Nicola Batchelor, who runs Slow Food Solent

Local bacon for the Nurse’s Cottage

Daily Echo: Tony Barnfield with his award

4:34pm Wednesday 12th May 2010

The Nurse’s Cottage proprietor Tony Barnfield tells SARAH JONES how his appeal for a local bacon supplier in Taste last October resulted in Chris Oakes of Oakwood Butchers now supplying his New Forest B&B

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

Daily Echo: Stephen Hine.JPG

11:51am Wednesday 24th March 2010

In the latest in our series encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SARAH JONES meets Tylney Hall’s executive chef Stephen Hine

Orchard Local Food, a new online store

Daily Echo: Orchard Local Food, a new online store

2:29pm Friday 19th March 2010

In the latest in our series encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SALLY CHURCHWARD meets Matt Taylor founder of new online store Orchard Local Food

Want to eat local? Sign our petition

Daily Echo: Want to eat local? Sign our petition

2:23pm Friday 19th March 2010

IF you would like local food to be more easily available sign our Eat Local petition.

Picked in the morning and served in the evening!

Daily Echo: Head chef Jim Hayward with manager Antony Robertson

2:18pm Friday 19th March 2010

In the latest in our series encouraging you to eat local food at least once a week, SALLY CHURCHWARD meets head chef Jim Hayward of The White Star Tavern, Dining and Rooms in Southampton

Farmers' Markets - good prices and a great day out

Daily Echo: Farmers' Markets  - good prices and a great day out

12:29pm Wednesday 24th February 2010

ANYONE who thinks of food shopping as being a bit of a chore obviously hasn’t been to a Hampshire Farmers’ Market.



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