1 in 3 don't know Britain grows apples!

Despite British farmers producing 60% of the food we eat in this country, many consumers are unsure of what we actually grow in Britain according to a new survey released this week, with many unaware we grow staple foods like potatoes, apples and oats.

The survey, commissioned by LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) ahead of this weekend’s Open Farm Sunday revealed that one in three...

Land Trust to be developed for new growers and farmers in the Tamar Valley

Tamar Grow Local will be creating a land trust of starter horticultural units in the Tamar Valley aimed at reinvigorating mid-scale production in the area.

The starter units will enable new entrants into agriculture to access 1-3 acre parcels of land at an affordable cost and utilise business support, training, equipment share and access to markets. Alongside the starter units, a not-...

Council clears the way for more local growers

More green-fingered people are getting to grips with spades and shovels as part of the Council’s commitment to provide more allotments.

The Council has recently cleared an unused area of land within the Lower Compton allotments to make way for nine new plots.

Council staff cleared trees and massive bramble bushes which had taken over the area. They also tilled the soil and...

Starting a kitchen garden ? We can help

Live Love Eat wants to support National Carrot Day, why don't you?

It's the perfect time to get started on your own kitchen garden. If you know nothing about gardening or carrots in general fear not, here is all you need to know to get you started, including the health benefits of eating carrots:

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