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#TurnYourNoseUp to support farmsnotfactories.org

As firm supporters of the farming community, we’d like to invite you to do your bit, and support farmsnotfactories.org Order our B.B.L.T. ‘Burger Of The Month’ of which 10% is pledged to farmsnotfactories.org, and tag #TurnYourNoseUp and #ChalkValley for us to pledge another 10% of the item price. For more info, and to show further […]

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That’s Solent TV features Chalk Valley

That’s Solent TV featured Chalk Valley Farm & Kitchen in their September 2015 ‘video blog’, a great little snippet into the behind the scenes ethos behind Chalk Valley Farm & Kitchen featuring our very own chef Jay, and owners William & Sarah. “On Thursday we heard from the Bossington Estate about their entry in the […]

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The Chalk

The precious habitats of the British Isles range from ancient woodland to low-lying fens, open heathlands to colourful flower meadows and chalk downs to chalk streams. These extremely rare environments have been under intense pressure for decades and some have been threatened to the point of vanishing. Britain’s post-war agricultural innovations and the intensification of […]

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Is sound science our deadliest enemy?

In my days as a farming journalist we had our own special name for the NFU. In our version the N stood for “no” and the U for “use”. Looking back I can see we were far too kind to the organisation. The farmers’ union isn’t just useless, it’s positively dangerous. How else can you […]

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The crazy world of food and fitness

It’s the health story I nearly missed. Or should I say the sickness story. The Guardian headline jumped out at me just as I was about to chuck it in the recycling bin: “Microchip… to curb appetite and help deal with obesity pandemic.” The story featured top medical researcher Prof Sir Stephen Bloom of Imperial […]

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