Family are stunned to find people raiding veg they leave out for locals – without leaving a penny

When a family of farmers set up an honesty box to help shift their produce the business model was a simple one. They left fresh veg, eggs and flowers as well as jars of jam and relish on two wooden stalls at the kerbside by their farm, in Mylor, Cornwall, along with a price list … Read more

Helena Bonham Carter, 54, picks up fruit and veg with boyfriend Rye Dag Holmboe, 33, in London

Helena Bonham Carter, 54, picks up groceries with boyfriend Rye Dag Holmboe, 33, as they walk their dogs By Clare Mccarthy For Mailonline Published: 15:28 GMT, 22 February 2021 | Updated: 15:30 GMT, 22 February 2021 She’s been nominated for a Golden Globe award for her portrayal of Princess Margaret in The Crown.  And Helena … Read more

Supermarket shelves hit by Brexit port chaos and staff shortages as stores run low on fruit and veg

We’re fresh out of fresh food! Supermarket shelves are hit by Brexit port chaos and staff shortages as stores start to run low on fruit and veg Gaps are appearing on fruit and vegetable shelves due to Brexit red tape at ports Lettuce, cauliflower packs and oranges are ‘out of stock’ in Tesco’s in some areas Supermarket … Read more

Eco-friendly Christmas: Cook your turkey sous vide, microwave your veg and forgo the beef Wellington

Cook your turkey sous vide, microwave your vegetables and forget about the beef Wellington, experts have suggested — at least if you want an eco-friendly Christmas. Researchers from the UK have investigated how to cook a traditional festive meal while reducing greenhouse gas emissions that could compound climate change. The lion’s share of greenhouse gas … Read more

How to cure a fussy eater: Children who eat in a ‘mindful’ way like fruit and veg considerably more 

How to cure a fussy eater: Children who eat in a ‘mindful’ way like fruit and veg considerably more Researchers suggest asking youngsters to close their eyes to eat vegetables Parent and child should then have discussion about eating the vegetable or fruit  Study found kids who ate like this for five weeks liked fruit and … Read more

Whether roasted, mashed or made into soup, pumpkins are a princely veg, says Monty Don

Plump for pumpkins! Whether roasted, mashed or made into soup, pumpkins are a princely veg, says Monty Don. All they need is sun and space to spread… Monty Don shares his tips for growing the best pumpkins Says that growing cross-patch crops such as lettuce or radishes can fill space Ensure 5cm of the pumpkins neck … Read more

Poor people eat more meat than the middle-classes who have a diet filled with more fruit and veg

Wether you eat a vegan or meat heavy diet and your socioeconomic status can be determined simply by looking at proteins in your hair, a new study found. A study led by a team at the University of Utah examined proteins in discarded hair found in rubbish bins from barbershops and salons across 20 US … Read more

73 workers test positive for coronavirus at Herefordshire veg farm with 200 staff forced to isolate

73 workers test positive for coronavirus at Herefordshire veg farm that supplies Tesco, Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Asda and M&S – with 200 staff forced to isolate in mobile homes on site 200 workers at A S Green And Co are being asked to self-isolate on the site in Mathon, near Malvern Mass testing was carried … Read more

Don’t dig for victory! Charles Dowding reveals how he produces super veg with his ‘no dig’ method

Since March, sales of vegetable plants and seeds have been soaring. The demand has been so great that some online nurseries have had to suspend their websites at times to cope with the rush of orders. One person who has been helping novice growers get to grips with their new-found passion for ‘grow your own’ … Read more