The Hungry Gap – It’s almost over!
Mar28

The Hungry Gap – It’s almost over!

Spring in  Scotland is a wonderful time, with four seasons in one day, the best thing to do is be ready with the camera.  However, on a wet Saturday when it is blowing a gale and a bit of comfort is needed, why not explore your kitchen and see what something out of nothing you can create. Daughter and I had such a weekend, and in the freezer under a bag of breadcrumbs (more about that later) we discovered some hidden gems!  Summer is...

Read More
what’s in the boxes
Aug15

what’s in the boxes

hi all we will have in our boxes this week orders can be placed by calling 01700503181 or via our Facebook page before 2pm on Wednesday for deliver on Friday or to collect from garden

Read More
What’s in the boxes this week
Apr11

What’s in the boxes this week

hi all we will have in the boxes this week orders can be placed by calling 01700503181 or via our Facebook page before 2pm on Wednesday for delivery on Friday or collection from the garden

Read More
Zero Waste Bute Kit and Caboodle
Mar06

Zero Waste Bute Kit and Caboodle

As part of our Climate Challenge Fund Bute 360 Food Chain project, we have been running a food waste collection pilot with composting as the end solution to turn this waste into a useful resource. The project is due to finish on 31st March 2016 and we will spend time evaluating what has been learned and planning our next steps. During the pilot we have diverted over 20,000 kilograms of biodegradable waste from landfill, approximately...

Read More

Love Food hate Waste, save money

Talking about Loving Food and Hating waste , Dr Liz Goodwin, Chief Executive Officer at WRAP, commented: “I was delighted to welcome this exciting, new initiative that addresses the issue of food waste by showing how leftovers can be turned into delicious dishes. By maximising our leftovers and finding other ways of reducing food waste from our homes, families could save £700 per year and help ensure that more of the food which is...

Read More

Too many Courgettes in your garden?

Why not try out this recipe? Ingredients 50g plain flour 2 eggs 50ml milk 1 courgette, grated 1 tbsp oil sweet chilli sauce, to serve   Method Tip flour into a bowl. Make a well in the centre, break in eggs, then gradually whisk together, adding milk, a little at a time, to make a smooth batter. Stir in courgette and season well. Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan. Add tablespoons of mixture to make fritters, and cook for 2-3...

Read More