Let them eat (veg) cake!

It’ll come as no surprise that we are big veg eaters here at the Real Food Garden, but sometimes we all need a sweet pick me up. After experimenting with […]

Rewilding Agriculture

Recently we visited a good friend at Woodland Valley Farm near Laddock. Chris Jones farms in an inspiring way. He expects a lot from himself as farmer and guardian of […]

Beetroot quiche anyone?

Because we love food that looks as good as it tastes we’ve grown the Chioggia and golden beetroot alongside the more familiar red beetroot. We think the golden is sweeter, […]

10 Reasons we Love Being Organic

Yesterday I saw a baby grass snake on our compost pile. I beamed with joy and awe at this amazing creature and the first thing I thought was “yet another […]

Glorious garlic

Known for its health benefits and flavour alike, garlic is perhaps our favourite of the allium family, which includes leeks, onions, and shallots. Whilst it is a relatively new addition […]

The Coming of Age for Courgettes

Courgettes really are a modern vegetable. Like most other veg now favoured in western diets they originate from Central/South America. Courgettes were bred and enjoyed for thousands of years by […]

An Ode to the Chenopods

Early summer is the turn for the Chenopods or Amaranthaceae. Exotic sounding and indeed they can be exotic. The plant family of chenopods includes plants such as quinoa from the […]

The view from above

Summer is now in full swing and between the weeding, watering and harvesting it can be difficult to step back and see the bigger picture.  These aerial photographs taken recently, […]

Cornish tomatoes

For nearly five months now we’ve been nurturing our tomatoes to get to this point; a kaleidoscope crop of cancer fighting, sweet, succulent fruits that can be used in almost […]

Unleash the chard!

It’s about time we let you in on some secrets. Chard secrets. This veg has been rocking our world for quite some time and it is so versatile. So we […]