Kimchi comes to Kernow

Kimchi, or kimchee, is a kind of preserve originating from what is now known as Korea in the 7th century. And it’s taken a fair while to arrive here in […]

Beetroot burgers

So you’ve probably grated them, roasted them, perhaps pickled them but have you made burgers from your beetroot? When we discovered this recipe we made it in big batches and […]

A Love of Legumes

There is a reason our logo is a pea pod. We love legumes. And for good reason. ‘Legumes’ is the collective name for peas, beans and other plants with pea-like […]

Who’s your favourite beetle?

We’ve all got a favourite Beatle, but what about a favourite beetle? The garden is currently teaming with life, including some beetles we love and others not so much. Not […]

Rediscover Radish

It’s the time of year that us growers get excited about radish. They are a beautiful, fresh crop at time when last season’s veg is running low and this season’s […]

Compost Tea Anyone?

It all started with a nettle sting. We’ve been busy fertilising our soil but not in the way most food is grown. To grow sustainably, organically and pragmatically we are […]

To Dig or Not to Dig

All winter we’ve been hard at work creating more than 60 raised beds, and they aren’t finished yet! When we bought the patch of ground that is now the Real […]

Planting in mid-winter!

It’s cold and wet but we are still planting at the Real Food Garden. January and February are a great time for taking stock in the market garden, for repairing […]

Winter salad for sandwiches

We are still finishing off the Christmas food, the left over crisps, crackers, chocolates, you know how it is, and it’s really getting dull! So I’m sharing this very simple […]

Bring the Sea to the Land

At the Real Food Garden we’re mad about producing food that’s high in nutrients and bursting with flavour. For that we need soil that is oozing with good health and […]