Do we need a Farmers Market

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

 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 […]

Pour an Journal de Normandy

July 19, 2013 at 2:28 pm. Growing.

Le scandale de la viande chevaline substitué pour le bœuf et peut-être d’autres à venir, qu’est-ce qu’un paquet d’aliments transformés contiennent et est-il en bonne santé? J’ai même été dit à la viande de cheval peut être âne et je ne suis pas comme «Je sis ni enne Guernsaise Ane de” envie de manger mes […]

Hints on growing on Veg patch

July 19, 2013 at 2:22 pm. Growing.

This is an article written for the May addition of Le Tortevais   The scandal of horsemeat substituted for beef and perhaps more to come, what does a packet of processed food contains and is it healthy? I have even been told the horsemeat may be donkey and I do not as “Je sis ni […]

Growing on allotments on vidio

October 3, 2012 at 7:26 pm. Growing.

Planting potatoes and other plants Allotment Diary : How to plant potatoes : Planting / Growing Potatoes

Websites of Forest Floral Group, St Pierre Du Bois & otherss

October 2, 2012 at 5:42 pm. Growing.

 The first website is of Floral Guensey and the rest are the parishes that have one. The Forest is where I live and am a Douzaine member (local councils) and St. Martin is where I was born. Floral Guernsey     Forest Floral Group     St Pierre Du Bois Floral Guernsey – […]

Guernsey grower Terry Robert contending with this years bad weather

October 2, 2012 at 5:22 pm. Growing, General News.

This is Terry and Irita Robert and Terry  started growing when he left Les Beauchamp School one year before I left and joined the family business. Terry and his wife picture with him are only one of the two left. He produces a range of fruit andvegetables mainly outside but only inside his vinery. Update. He […]

Local Farmer harvesting St. Martin side of the Airport

October 2, 2012 at 4:07 pm. Growing.

JOHN DEERE 955 Combine Harvester working in Guernsey This is            

My Views For Guernsey Tomorrow

January 12, 2011 at 7:10 pm. Growing.

I was asked by Environment to attend a meeting at Sir Frossard House and give my advice on growing and allotments. It was a follow up to the two Guernsey Tomorrow’s I attended, which are to give the basic needs and  wants for the next 25 years. The talk was about 156 redundant vinery sites, which are now […]

Guernsey Goats

December 20, 2010 at 11:46 pm. Growing.

These are a few pictures of Guernsey Golden Goats belonging to Peter Girard from Le Douit Beuval, Le Sage St. Pierre Du Bois and some are pure and some are crossed. He makes goat cheese from these and sells at the gate or at the well known Forest Stores. Buying a Golden Guernsey Goat Are you […]

Losing Agricultural Land

December 20, 2010 at 11:43 pm. Growing.

26 October 2010 Last updated at 11:02 Share this page Facebook ,Twitter, Share Email, Print Guernsey dairy farmers ‘squeezed’ off land Mr Watts said other interests were making demands on the grazing land Guernsey’s dairy farmers have claimed they are being squeezed off land by islanders’ demands for parkland, gardens and horse grazing. James Watts, […]

The Guernsey Cow

December 20, 2010 at 11:35 pm. Growing.

Guernsey cattle From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Guernsey cattle in Saint Saviour, GuernseyThe Guernsey is a breed of cattle used in dairy farming. It is fawn and white in colour, and is particularly renowned for the rich flavour of its milk, as well as its hardiness and docile disposition. Contents [hide] […]

Guernsey Seasonal Produce

December 2, 2010 at 6:04 pm. Growing.

 This a guide on when these different fruit and vegetables should be available, but with the changing weather pattern and new varieties coming out,  times and dates can differ. JANUARY Vegetables Cabbage; green, Savoy, red and white Calabrese Carrots Cauliflower Leeks Lemons Mushrooms (buttons, cup and flat) Mustard, red and green Onions, white and red Parsley […]