Tag Archive for 'Food'

Waitrose ‘Grow and Sell’ scheme expands across the Bailiwick

April 30th, 2015 by Waitrose

Waitrose will deliver ‘Grow and Sell‘ packs to school children in Alderney, Sark and Herm later this month following strong interest in this scheme from Guernsey schools. The ‘Grow and Sell’ scheme has already given out 37 kits to Guernsey schools. The scheme aims to encourage seven to eleven year old children from across the […]

Caritas Café and Deli opens on Mill Street for community’s benefit

December 19th, 2013 by Richard Lord

The Caritas Community Café and Deli has opened its doors just before Christmas at 35 Mill Street in the Old Quarter of St Peter Port. The café serves as a welcoming community meeting place.  It is bright and cheery, and decorated with attractive framed art by Guernsey artist Frances Lemmon. It supports the goals and ethos […]

C.I. Co-operative Society Fairtrade product sales continue to grow

March 3rd, 2013 by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society Limited

The Channel Islands Co-operative Society‘s sales of Fairtrade products have reached £2.5 million as existing products continue to sell well and more products and manufacturers achieve Fairtrade status. Mark Cox, the Society’s chief operating officer, said that this demonstrates the continuing appeal of Fairtrade products to consumers, despite the economic downturn and squeeze on household […]

Strawberries are good for you

July 4th, 2012 by University of Warwick

Strawberries, the traditional summer treat associated with Wimbledon could be serving up some unexpected health benefits. University of Warwick scientists have been studying the beneficial effects of strawberries on our cardiovascular health, particularly around how they prevent the development of heart disease and diabetes. Professor Paul Thornalley from Warwick Medical School heads the team that […]

Delicious food at the Fresh Friday Market in St Peter Port, Guernsey

June 15th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Fresh Friday Market is a wonderful addition to St Peter Port. The food is scrumptious; the atmosphere in Market Square is relaxed and congenial. The Market occurs every Friday from about 9 am to about 2.30 pm. L’Escalier pizza slices at the Fresh Friday Market are divine and not to be missed.

Delicious food from the spice trail served on Liberation Day

May 5th, 2012 by Sarah Griffith

During Guernsey’s Liberation Day festivities on 9 May 2012 from 12 pm to 5 pm Bridge2Haiti and Bridge2SriLanka are giving you the opportunity to follow the spice trail by serving delicious food outside The Albion House Tavern and Town Church, St Peter Port.

UK AWARE sustainable living show, London Olympia 25 & 26 March 2011

March 15th, 2011 by UK AWARE

The UK AWARE contemporary sustainable living show takes place at Olympia 2, Hammersmith Road, London from 10 am to 6 pm on the 25 and 26 March 2011. The show hosts an excellent seminar programme on sustainability issues. The exhibition is a one stop shop for contemporary sustainable living and 2011 will be the fourth […]

Smallholders of Guernsey AGM on 15 March 2011

February 19th, 2011 by Events

The Smallholders of Guernsey AGM begins at 7.30 pm on 15 March 2011 at St. Margaret’s Lodge Hotel. From 7 pm Smallholders will be offering samples of their products including pork and apple baps. If you would like to join the Smallholders committee please contact Kevin Driscoll on 07781 101147

New research suggests that 45,000 UK deaths could be prevented each year with lower meat diets

October 19th, 2010 by Friends of the Earth

Switching to diets that contain no more than three meat meals each week could prevent around 45,000 early deaths and save the NHS £1.2 billion each year as well as helping to tackle climate change and curb deforestation, according to a new Friends of the Earth report. Researchers from Oxford University analysed the health implications […]

Guernsey raised Patois Pork sold at Sausmarez Manor Farmers’ market

July 23rd, 2010 by Richard Lord

Quality Patois Pork is now available at the Sausmarez Manor farmers’ market on Saturday morning.  Patois Pork is produced from rare breed pigs reared in Guernsey Kevin Driscoll of Patois Pork brings his full-service trailer with refrigerated display case to the Sausmarez Manor farmers’ market in St. Martin to offer a full range of Guernsey-reared […]