British food fortnight – 18 September – 3 October
British fantastic locally produced foods, both British and World in origin, are getting more exciting and diverse than ever. Follow our 8 top tips for British Food Fortnight and make a conscious effort to:
One – Buy at least one item of food from a local independent supplier – farm shop, greengrocer, market etc. Learn a little more about what they are trying to achieve
Two – Buy the British alternative from your supermarket •
Three – Buy in-season foods
Four– Buy from a local beer producer or the local beer at your pub
Five– Explore regional specialities like cheeses and breads
Six– Cook a meal using British produce or choose a meal made from British goods at your local pub, café or restaurant
Seven – Pick British fruit from hedgerows, where allowed, see our guide
Eight – Grow your own veg, herbs or fruit
Independent British farmers operate the highest standards of welfare, without growth-promoting hormones and antibiotics only being used under direction of vets.
Local farmers Cranley Barn Farms use regenerative farming methods.
Bucks Star Brewery produce organic and vegan beers as well as delicious pizza
Support the local and British economy and reduce your impact on the environment with foods that have travelled fewer miles.