TerraCycle and McVitie’s have announced the launch of a new recycling fundraising competition,‘Wrappers to Riches Collection Contest’, which encourages people across the UK to collect and send in waste biscuit wrappers, otherwise destined for landfill, to be recycled into new products. The contest has £500 in prizes to be won! The contest starts from Monday 3rd February 2014 at 9am to Wednesday 30th April 2014 at […]
Food Float state “More and more people are keen to support and get to know their local producers and farmers so we can nurture a sustainable economy with a safe future.” ‘Local Produce, No Profit’ makes sense!
Apple pressing seems to have become more popular recently around the UK. Making juice from your own apples is a great idea and there are several community apple pressing projects that can assist you.
Chutney’s have always been a great way to use up that glut of vegetables or fruit and turn them into something delicious. Chutney originated as a term in India given to relishes made from a combination of fruits and spices. The British took the concept of chutney back with them to the UK during the […]
The Aqualibrium Garden is a Kickstarter project that provides a closed loop ecosystem, that allows you to grow fresh vegetables, herbs and flowering plants in your own home all year round. It is especially perfect for people with city apartments who do not have access to a garden. It comes with a self-cleaning aquarium at the bottom, […]
It’s a great time of year to do some preserving. You can do your bit to reduce food miles by making the most of the seasonal produce available at this time of year and saving it for leaner times. Even if you don’t have a garden or an allotment, you can still preserve fruit and […]
Are you one of those people who want to eat organic, attempt to eat organic whenever you can, but find that sometimes you just don’t have the time to shop for organic food or that maybe there just isn’t anywhere convenient nearby that sells what you require? Have you tried having fresh organic fruit and […]
Europe’s biggest and best veggie lifestyle show, VegfestUK, is back in Brighton and Bristol next year, with dates already announced and websites now live for bookings! With over 135 stalls full of mouthwatering food alongside fashion, cosmetics and body care, plus inspiring dietary tips from talks, cookery demonstrations, workshops, films and kids’ cookery classes as […]
Broccoli, that leafy green vegetable that some of us wouldn’t eat when we were children, is being hailed as a new superfood! There has been a plethora of stories in the media recently about the power of broccoli to heal and protect against certain diseases and medical conditions. Whether you like it or not, and in our house there is a definite love it or hate it mentality, broccoli is full of nutritional benefits.
TGF are extremely excited about the arrival of the upcoming brand new vegetarian lifestyle show, VegfestUK London 2013. The lifestyle show is taking place in the heart of the West End of London at the world famous Kensington Olympia, over the 5th to 6th of October 2013. An astounding ten thousand visitors are expected to […]