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    Land of Milk and Honey

    Blog 28th June 2023

    When I first heard that phrase, in Sunday School as a child, my mind conjured up a very sticky scene akin to ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ with waterfalls of honey and rivers of milk, it sounded rather sickly – not somewhere I wanted to live. Over the years, I’ve realised that milk and honey are simply the evidence, the fruit, of a very fertile, lush land. Bees can only make honey with bountiful flowers around and milk flows strongest when the animals are happy in pasture. This month I’ve milked a sheep and harvested honey, with minimum sticky mess…

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    And then there were NINE!

    Blog 8th May 2023

    Last month, we had our first Full Day Bee Keeping course and, as we went through each of the three colonies in the garden, I explained to our guests that it can take a while for them to build up after winter. Fortunately, this didn’t lead to complacency as within three days, another of our colonies was planning to swarm…

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    Egg-citing Days Ahead…

    Blog 16th March 2023

    *Subscribe to our blog (bottom of page) as the next post is our Book Cover Reveal* Eggs in our baking If you follow us on Instagram, you will have seen…

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    Bread & Cheese… Mmmmm!

    Blog 3rd February 2023

    We have hit the ground running and have been very busy in the bakery; we’ve already baked 100 loaves for Hounslow FoodBox, just throughout the month of January, thanks so much to our customers who sponsor loaves to top up our regular donations.

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    Number Crunching

    Blog 5th January 2023

    After a lovely festive break, I like to look back with thankfulness and forward with hope.

  • We are now in the big countdown and all our planning, if we’ve managed it, will really pay off. No worries if you don’t feel ready, we’ve found that the key is to pace yourself and make lots of lists!

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    Clocks Back, Look Forward

    Blog 3rd November 2022

    The clocks have gone back, there’s a chill in the air and we are looking forward to all that this new season will bring.

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    Use your LOAF!

    Blog 26th September 2022

    You would be forgiven for thinking that this post is all about bread, well there is some coming up, but we have been thinking a lot about all the little choices we make every day and how they have an impact on not just our health and finances, but also the environment.