In our attempts to win badly needed recognition and value for traditional, family dairy farms, it often feels like we are bound in chains. Changing attitudes to milk is not easy, in a modern day dairy supply chain comprised of… Continue reading
On my way to where I work I decided to count the number of coffee shops in one street. There was six, a couple of the usual coffee chains but predominately it was the independents coffee shops that had the… Continue reading
YouGov poll shows strong desire for Pasture Promise free range milk alongside sustainably sourced coffee beans
Results from a recent YouGov poll, commissioned by Free Range Dairy Network CIC, indicates the importance of the provenance of milk in… Continue reading
By Rob, Free Range Dairy Farmer.
A couple of years ago, around the time we became Pasture Promise accredited, the farm became a host for 20 honey beehives in return for a free supply of honey. They are… Continue reading
How many cows do you see in fields these days? Well, right now probably none, as it’s winter time and most are indoors for food and shelter. But, even in the spring and summer months, the number of dairy cows… Continue reading
Nothing average about Pasture Promise free range milk.
Today, members of the Free Range Dairy Network are taking provenance and traceability in British milk to a new level, publishing for the first time, details of the number of days and… Continue reading
I was recently reading an article about an interesting initiative in France called “C’est qui le patron?” (Who’s the boss?). Founder of the scheme, Nicolas Cee, set up the label in the autumn of 2016, in an attempt to… Continue reading
The past year has seen much of the world in turmoil and here in the UK we still face great uncertainty about life in a post-Brexit era. We often feel helpless about things that go on in the world around… Continue reading
Back in the news are the secret Brexit reports which have looked at the economic damage Brexit could cause the UK once we leave the EU. You would think that these reports would have been released before the vote… Continue reading
By Annie Bell, author of The Modern Dairy (Kyle Books). She also works with dairy producers helping them promote the quality of their products through Annie Bell Nutrition Continue reading
These mini blini-style pancakes can take savoury toppings as well as sweet – notably smoked salmon and sour cream.
One for cheese bread addicts, without the hassle of yeast cookery. So good eaten warm when the little pockets of cheese are gooey, a mélange of Emmental and gruyère, but otherwise Comté or Abondance, and the pecorino could… Continue reading
Fondue is a dish that can sink the boat: it is almost impossible to stop dipping into that big pot of molten sin once you start. So coming up with a respectable alternative that didn’t eat up a… Continue reading
By Annie Bell, author of The Modern Dairy (Kyle Books). She also works with dairy producers helping them promote the quality of their products Continue reading