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Strawberries - it's an early start to the 2014 season

According to British Summer Fruits, the trade body that represents suppliers of 98% of the berries sold to UK supermarkets, the first home-grown strawberries will appear on the shelves from 13 May, some three weeks earlier than the 2013 season. Growers are expecting a bigger, sweeter crop as well, despite the wettest winter in 250 years.  It's all down to the Spring sunshine, and the fact that the plants are producing more sugars as a result - and the fact that most supermarket strawberries are now grown under the protection of polytunnels which also helps to ensure first class fruit.

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2013 Sees the Best PYO Season in Years!

The UK is enjoying one of the best pick-your-own season for many years, according to many farmers. The mixture of warm - but not too warm - sunshine and showers means that fruit and vegetables have been excellent, and customers of all ages are keen to pick.

'This is our best season in 20 years!' said May Draper, Pickwell Farm PYO, Grange Road, Old Netley, Southampton. 'We began picking for the farm shop with Christine and Sonata varieties from 1 June, and opened the PYO fields shortly afterwards.'

The delayed start of summer allowed the fruit to develop slowly making for very tasty fruit and the different varieties ripened as they should, a week or two after one another, to keep fruit available in the field.

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Lovely video from Winchester Farmers' Market

We just found a lovely video from Winchester Farmers' Market, the largest farmers' market in the country that runs twice a month (2nd & last Sunday) in the centre of Winchester, Hampshire. Check it out out below!

 

 

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