Food, Entertainment and Places

Do we need a Farmers Market

September 12, 2013 at 2:06 pm. Food, Entertainment and Places, Growing.

 When growing vegetables in the 60s,70s and 80s Guernsey was 90% self sufficient and we were exporting to Britain. In today’s terms it was worth 50 milion in local sales, with over 2,500 growers plus employee’s and millions in exports. At present 90% of fruit and vegetable is sold though the large retailers with less than […]

Just view these pigs and watch

October 2, 2012 at 6:55 pm. Food, Entertainment and Places.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aejJg20QQMk

Cauliflower, Savoy, Cabbage and Calabraise

May 6, 2012 at 5:06 pm. Food, Entertainment and Places.

Cauliflower – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CauliflowerCached  – Similar You +1’d this publicly. Undo   Images for cauliflower   Images for savoy cabbage   Images for cabbage Images for calabrese vegetable  

Mushrooms Galore

May 6, 2012 at 11:57 am. Food, Entertainment and Places.

Mushroom – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MushroomCached  – Similar You +1’d this publicly. Undo A mushroom is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source. The standard for the name … Images for mushrooms   Psilocybin mushroom  – Edible mushroom  – Amanita muscaria  – Agaricus bisporus  Edible […]

Look at all the Tomatoes and Potatoes

May 6, 2012 at 11:38 am. Food, Entertainment and Places.

 Tomato – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TomatoCached  – Similar You +1’d this publicly. Undo The word “tomato” may refer to the plant (Solanum lycopersicum) or the edible, typically red, fruit that it bears. Originating in South America, the tomato was … Nix v. Hedden  – Heirloom tomato  – Manduca quinquemaculata  – Tomato sauce  Images for tomatoes All […]

Just look at Peppers

May 6, 2012 at 11:33 am. Food, Entertainment and Places.

All the sorts of peppers you can grow or buy Images for peppers

Photos of Old Guernsey Town Market

May 1, 2012 at 12:57 pm. Food, Entertainment and Places.

These are some photos of the market where my Grandmother and Grandfather sold their produce and flowers. It is also the market that my father, brother and myself sold produce from the 50’s to the late 80’s. Graham Jackson Photography: Historic Guernsey Collection    www.grahamjacksonphotography.co.uk/gallery_475704.htmlCached  You +1’d this publicly. Undo Part of a collection of Historic photographs […]

This is what our market use to looked like, Remember?

April 30, 2012 at 6:53 pm. Food, Entertainment and Places.

  Covered Market, Oxford – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Local Food Suppliers

April 30, 2012 at 6:49 pm. Food, Entertainment and Places.

This is the Fresh Friday town market which started on April 13th it begins at 8.30am and go on until about 3.00pm. Town needs a market and I hope everyone supports it. It will need time to build up and also the states dept to help rather than try to close it down. The supermarkets have […]

History of the Guernsey tom

April 6, 2012 at 11:48 am. Food, Entertainment and Places.

BBC – Guernsey – History – The tomato growing industry    www.bbc.co.uk › Guernsey › History › Local HistoryCached  – Similar You +1’d this publicly. Undo 18 Mar 2009 – Guernsey used to be famous for its tomato exports and for nearly one hundred years the tomato was king. Social historian Peter Brehaut has … BBC – A […]

Guernsey Dairy

January 30, 2012 at 10:26 am. Food, Entertainment and Places.

The Guernsey Dairy manufactures over 200,000kg of butter per annum, produced in both natural unsalted and salted varieties. Our Products Milk Cheese Cream Butter Ice-Cream No colour or flavour enhancers are added, so the butter retains its rich colour and unique sweet taste. You can see some of the things  it has to offer from […]