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9:53am Monday 27th June 2011
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IT’S just over a week before Father’s Day, so now is the time to plan that special surprise for your dad. One quick and easy way to bring a smile to his face is breakfast in bed – and your Worcestershire farmers’ market is the best place to start.
10:54am Monday 6th June 2011
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11:50am Monday 4th April 2011
BEING made redundant is often the event which sparks people’s creativity and drive to try something new in their lives. This was certainly the case for former American Express executive Cathryn Zielinski.
9:00am Saturday 26th March 2011
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11:04am Monday 7th March 2011
TUESDAY is Pancake Day and there is no better way to celebrate this fun festival than heading down to either of this weekend’s Worcestershire farmers’ markets and picking up some quality free range eggs with which to make your own.
11:12am Monday 28th February 2011
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3:05pm Monday 24th January 2011
HAVE you ever wandered around a Worcestershire farmers’ market and and thought: “I could do that”? Well, now could be a good time to turn that thought into reality, as farmers’ market organisers have some vacancies for certain producers.
11:05am Monday 10th January 2011
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12:36pm Monday 1st November 2010
ONCE September has been and gone most people will have packed away their barbecue, stashed their skewers and put the marinade on hold for at least another eight months – and on the whole, I would agree with them.
12:27pm Monday 25th October 2010
11:38am Monday 18th October 2010
TYDEMAN’S Early Worcester, Martin Worcester, Worcester Permain – our county has such a close association with apples that we have more varieties named after the county town than anywhere else in the UK.
12:49pm Monday 11th October 2010
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10:40am Tuesday 31st August 2010
AS the summer holidays draw to a close and most peole with children are out shopping for new school uniforms, it is a good time to think about what you’ll be putting in your little one’s school lunchboxes next term.
11:11am Monday 16th August 2010
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11:08am Monday 18th January 2010
WHETHER you have had to stay home from work, been stuck in the snow or had to find last-minute childcare because your kids’ school is closed, the past few weeks have been quite an inconvenience for most of us.
12:17pm Monday 7th December 2009
9:06am Tuesday 24th November 2009
12:49pm Monday 9th November 2009
2:35pm Monday 2nd November 2009
WHEN heading to your local farmers’ market there are certain things that you expect to find on the stalls – good quality veg and meat, lovingly baked bread and cakes, delicious jams and preserves, locally-grown fruit, maybe handmade cheese.
12:44pm Monday 26th October 2009
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10:49am Wednesday 19th August 2009
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11:14am Monday 3rd August 2009
NOW that August is here we are in the middle of the glorious plum season, when this fabulously versatile fruit hangs heavy from the branches and you can fill your shopping baskets with the very best local produce at your Worcestershire farmers’ market.
11:59am Monday 13th July 2009
12:27pm Monday 6th July 2009
9:39am Monday 29th June 2009
11:04am Monday 22nd June 2009
9:28am Monday 15th June 2009
NOW that summer is here (despite the recent spell of rain) it is a good time to plan a few family days out – and what better way to enjoy yourself than to have a picnic in the beautiful Worcestershire countryside.
10:18am Monday 1st June 2009
AS we are in the middle of the all-too-brief asparagus season, I thought it would be a good chance to share an asparagus recipe so that we can take advantage of this fantastic vegetable while it is still here.
2:48pm Wednesday 27th May 2009
AT THIS time of year, my thoughts always turn to those long, slender, green spears which taste so great with just a little melted butter – yes, it is asparagus season and this bank holiday weekend sees some of the biggest and best asparagus events in the country right on our doorsteps.
11:28am Monday 18th May 2009
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11:44am Monday 27th April 2009
10:08am Monday 20th April 2009
12:35pm Monday 6th April 2009
11:18am Monday 30th March 2009
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2:39pm Monday 16th March 2009
ONCE you have made your way through the crowd packed around the Country Markets stall at this weekend’s Worcestershire farmers’ market, you will see modern versions of some of this country’s most traditional cakes.
11:35am Monday 9th March 2009
SHAMROCKS, Guinness, the colour green and misty-eyed reminiscences about the Emerald Isle – yes, St Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and everyone with even the remotest connection to Ireland (and plenty without any at all) will be celebrating this most popular of saints’ days.
11:47am Monday 2nd March 2009
DURING the colder months, it is all too easy to look back through rose-tinted glasses at the long hot days of summer – the glorious sunshine, the fields of flowers and ... if you are like me, the red eyes and incessant sneezing.
10:54am Monday 23rd February 2009
WE are in the middle of National Heart Month, when the British Heart Foundation tries to raise awareness of its aims – the prime focus of which is, of course, for us all to live longer and not die prematurely of heart disease.
9:50am Monday 16th February 2009
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12:07pm Monday 2nd February 2009
BEFORE you next sit down and tuck into a delicious-sounding American-style raspberry and white chocolate muffin (bought from a coffee shop on your way to work), have a quick peek at the salt levels listed on the back of the packet.
8:56am Tuesday 27th January 2009