Farnham Local Food Sustainability Fayre

Gostrey Meadow, Saturday June 10th, 11am-4pm.
This year we feel the mood is right to fill a gap in Farnham by the bringing together those who share a similar ethos, whether in biodiversity, gardening, sustainable transport, local food or community projects. We hope to provide an opportunity to cross-fertilise and grow!

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FLF Jute Bags are here

FLF Jute bagJute Shopping Bags from Farnham Local Food, featuring our new logo. These quality, stylish bags – measuring 39 x 35 x 15 cm (approx. 15″ x 13″ x 6″) – at only £5 are perfect for collecting your weekly share of veg.

Get in touch to order; just let us know how many you’d like. We can bring your order to Cupsmith, for example.

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General Meeting: Sat. 18 March 2017

All members are invited to a General Meeting, starting at 2pm at our distribution site, Runwick Hill (Cupsmith), Dippenhall. We have important information to share and discuss, including proposed price increases to keep the project sustainable and fair to our two growers. We also have to make further plans for setting up operations at West Farm, now that we are fully off Runfold and better organised at Dippenhall. Continue reading

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Shark’s Fin Melon Soup

Sharksfin melon soup

Not a shark in sight

Take from Noob Cook
The key ingredients are pork ribs, melon, wolfberries and red dates. The rest of the ingredients are optional, feel free to adapt or omit according to what you have in your pantry.

Serves: 2-3 Prep
Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 40 mins

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Courgette Crisis? Not here!

This winter at FLF there’s no Courgette Crisis, the new codename for a supposed nationwide shortage of green veg. If you want courgettes at this time of year they have to be flown or driven from Italy or Spain, anyway. Our members don’t expect them at this time of year. We’re used to seasonal veg and enjoy our own wonderful cabbage, flower sprouts, cauliflowers and other local veg each week.

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Final Runfold work party – moving the Old Shed

Taking down our Welcome Mosaic – we’re really going!

We’ve nearly finished! The last Work Party of the ‘Leaving Runfold’ series is this Sunday, 22 Jan, from 10am. We’ll be taking down the last shed and the shelter from the cob oven. The weather forecast looks dry and the track is squishy but passable.

Please come and help. Vince will be bringing his trailer to shift the bulky items, which need several bods to lift. Bring any of the following tools on the day: cordless screwdriver, claw hammer, lump hammer, jemmy, strong gloves, lunch / snacks.

David

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New Distribution site at Runwick Hill, Dippenhall

From January 2017 all veg distribution is from a barn behind the house of our friends George & Emma of Cupsmith Coffee at Runwick Hill, Dippenhall. For more info and a map please see this page, which is also accessible directly from About Us > How to Find Us.

David

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Runfold Take-down Work Party No.4 – the Big One

Help! We’re preparing to leave Runfold and have already taken down the polytunnels. Our next task is on Sunday 11th Dec, at Runfold – taking down the Blue Shed and the Shelter. (We’ll also need help at some point in the week following with taking materials off site.)

Work parties start at 10am and finish… whenever. Please bring lunch, if relevant, and come for as much time as you can spare – no min. or max. – with plenty of hot drinks available on site.

It’ll be a social event but with the emphasis on Action. Don’t worry if you’re not in the first flush of youth: we need ladder-stabilisers, packers and labellers besides climbers and spanner-operators. Everyone is valued. Continue reading

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Sale of Promises launched

hands_in_the_airPlease take a look at our latest Fundraising effort: the FLF Sale of Promises. Offer or bid for services or treats, with the proceeds going to FLF funds. The full list is available from the Events menu or click here.

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General Meeting: Sat. 12 Nov 2016

flf-agm-2015-smallGeneral Meeting report – with thanks to Marlies for taking the minutes and writing them up.

Report (PDF)

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