General News

Potato Varieties

December 2, 2010 at 7:06 pm. General News.

Potato Varieties There are literally thousands of different varieties of potatoes grown around the world. In the UK around 80 varieties are grown commercially. Below are some of the most popular potato varieties available in this country. Potatoes are seasonal and are usually harvested, depending on the variety and where in the country they are […]

Five Fruit and Vegetables per Day

November 18, 2010 at 7:01 pm. General News.

Every person should take 5 servings of fruit and vegetables everyday, as it is nutritious diet. Many dieticians promotes vegetables and fruits diet as to look good and feel good, you need to eat at least 2 ½ cups of veggies and 1 ½ cups of fruits every day. It’s no matter if you can’t […]


November 18, 2010 at 6:27 pm. Growing, General News.

Vegetable Recipes and Cooking Instructions Acorn Squash Although fall is primetime for acorn squash, this vegetable is so popular that it is carried year-round in many markets. Acorn squash is most commonly stuffed and baked, but you’ll find much more to do with them in the featured recipes. Asparagus Enrich your palate with fresh asparagus, […]

Guernsey Farming

November 15, 2010 at 6:07 pm. General News.

Guernsey farming and its role in maintaining the island’s unique landscape October 4th, 2010 by Andrew Casebow Guernsey is a very special place because of its countryside, its farmland fields, its cows and its wildlife. Guernsey cattle In many parts of the world where Guernsey cattle were once one of the predominant breeds of dairy […]

Sheila at the Saumarez Market

November 15, 2010 at 8:43 am. General News.

At the Saumarez Market on a sunny Saturday This is Sheila at the Saumarez Manor Market shopping at the Meadow Court Farm stall. The late Jos Watts is here at the stall ready to sell her goods from the farm. Jos was one of the founders of the  Farmers Markets and with her enthusiasm helped […]

Guernsey Tomorrow

November 10, 2010 at 9:57 pm. General News, Letters to Media.

22/06/2009. These were prompted by, the Guernsey Business Plan, wanting more self suffiency in local produce, and attending Guernsey Tomorrow at Beau Sejour. It was interesting at this work shop, sitting at one of 10 or more tables, when every table’s priority was the need, to produce more in this Island. This is easier said […]

Save the Planet

November 10, 2010 at 8:03 pm. General News.

24/4/2009 Over the last 40 years that l worked, with my late father and brother. We used natural organic manure, vraic, cow, chicken, horse, old silage, slurry; waste peat etc. there was and still is a good supply of this. In Jersey, all the leaves from the roads, where stored around the Island to be […]

Growing Problems

November 10, 2010 at 7:51 pm. General News.

21/08/2008 It seems in the papers and television, there is more about, water shortages, and food shortages around the world, happening over the next five years. This has been caused by wanting cheap food over the last 20 years and by Global Warming now being universally excepted for some of the problems we are experiencing […]

Last Supper

October 26, 2010 at 2:44 pm. General News.

My term as Forest Constable comes to an end on 31st December 2010 and at the moment the Annual Douzaine Christmas Dinner is being arranged. It is to be held on Thursday 16th December 2010 at the Cafe d’Escalier, Le Gouffre. This area was a favourite meeting place for Victor Hugo and his entourage and […]