Contents of the 'Local' Category

Brigg Farmers’ Market

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

On the 4th Saturday of each month, nearly all year, a little town called Brigg about 10 miles from where I live holds a farmers’ market. This may not seem special to most people - most rural towns have such markets - but in a time where small shops are closing in favour of supermarket chains, this is my only way to get in touch with some of the people making my food.

Jamie’s Return To School Dinners

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Jamie\'s School DinnersThis program was the one-off sequel to a previous series, one which focused on childrens’ food and in particular the current poor standards of dinners served within Britain’s schools. The moral message was hard and significant - if the saying “you are what you eat” is to be beleived, then our children are developing into little more then artificial flavours and colourings, with an unhealthy dose of fat and salt thrown in for good measure.