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Fava Field Feast

Fava Field Feast

This winter warmer recipe uses FIVE ingredients from Gibside Community Farm and is great to make in advance – in fact it improves it. Its also a very flexible recipe.

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Spicy Swede Soup

Spicy Swede Soup

A simple, easy to make soup made with a range of spices. Thanks to Charlotte T. Ingredients 5oog (approx.) of swede, peeled and cubed 1 medium sized onion, chopped 2

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Spicy Chilli Potatoes Recipe

Spicy Chilli Potatoes Recipe

A simple, easy to make dry, potato curry, thanks to Charlotte T. Ingredients Method Gently fry the onion, garlic, and ginger in the oil until translucent with a lid on

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F&N Quality and Packaging

F&N Quality and Packaging

We want to keep packaging to a minimum to keep a low carbon footprint and to avoid the unnecessary use of plastic which is so harmful to our environment. Your

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Testing of Heritage Potatoes

Testing of Heritage Potatoes

Leo and Tony undertaking tests on our Heritage Potatoes

Welcome to GCF video

Welcome to GCF video

Here is the much-anticipated video of Gibside Community Farm

GCF Friends and Neighbours Scheme

GCF Friends and Neighbours Scheme

Have you heard about the GCF Friends and Neighbours Scheme, where you can order fresh veg to a pickup point? Download the flyer for more information!

Course on grasses (information from permaculture network)

Course on grasses (information from permaculture network)

The course will be  looking at the association of grasses and herbs growing in particular places and what these assemblages of plants can tell us about the soil, the  land

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Healthy fat hidden in dirt may fend off anxiety disorders

Healthy fat hidden in dirt may fend off anxiety disorders

From article: Summary: 10(Z)-hexadecenoic acid, a fatty acid found in the soil based bacterium Mycobacterium vaccae, interacts with immune cells to inhibit pathways that drive inflammation and increases resilience to

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Our Future in the Land

Our Future in the Land

” The actions we take in the next ten years, to stop ecosystems collapse, to recover and regenerate nature and to restore people’s health and wellbeing are now critical. In

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