On the farm, our farmers have had to think about what you might select for Christmas dinner since the Spring and Summer when day old chicks arrive to be raised for Winter. From the traditional turkeys and geese, you’ll find guinea fowl, Barbary and Aylesbury ducks, game birds, geese and…cockerels being raised for the Christmas table. It’s fantastic to discover that some of our farmers raise cockerels for the Christmas table – and beyond.
COVID has affected many of our farmers and producers. The Parsons Nose Farm is owned by the Dobson family, who have been farmers, butchers and bakers for over 200 years.
I hop skip and I jump to my local farmers market in Balham every Saturday morning.
It's hard to believe it's been 20 years but here we are!
Recently Cheryl took food writer and blogger Shu Han Lee on a market tour to see what's in season in spring and what's good to cook. Shu Han shared some of her recipes with us, see below.