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30 October 2014 | Farmshops
Support local farmers and butchers in Sausage Week, says FUW

The Farmers’ Union of Wales today called on people to support their local farmers and butchers by tucking into wonderful Welsh bangers during next wee...


11 November 2013 | Farmshops
Welsh food producers celebrate success of 'taking coal to Newcastle'

A group of Welsh food producers who attended the first Food & Drink Show Northern Ireland 2013 recently are celebrating the success of their trade mis...


10 June 2013 | Farmshops
FUW launches 'CUT, PASTE, SAVE' campaign

The Farmers' Union of Wales has launched a new campaign aimed at persuading shoppers of all ages to buy more locally-produced food in a bid to safegua...


15 May 2013 | Farmshops
Redundant farm buildings could become cash cows

Further details of planning regulations have been unveiled which aim to benefit struggling farmers by allowing easier conversion of redundant farm bui...


8 April 2013 | Farmshops,Grassland,News,NFU
Plant growers report 'catastrophic' spring sales figures

Growers of pansies, primroses and pot plants destined for gardens up and down the country are reporting 'catastrophic' impacts on their businesses fro...


Local food networks are 'under-recognised', says report

Despite the importance to the high streets and landscapes, local food markets are 'under-recognised' and poorly supported, a new report says. The ...


Second round of FFIS opens

Farmers and landowners are being urged to apply for grants under the Second Round of the Farming and Forestry Improvement Scheme (FFIS) which runs unt...


7 December 2011 | Farmshops,News
2012 Yorkshire charity Farmhouse Big Breakfast

The countdown has begun to Yorkshire’s annual charity Farmhouse Big Breakfast in the New Year. Hosting the three-day fund-raiser in 2012 are...


5 April 2011 | Farmshops,News
Bradford shows true taste in honouring local farm shop

The people of Bradford, famous as the curry capital of the north and brimful with shops and retail outlets, have voted a farm shop on the outskirts of...


1 February 2011 | Farmshops,News
Farm shops recognised in annual award

The winners of the 2011 National Farm Retail Awards from FARMA were announced this week on Tuesday 25 January at an Awards ceremony at the Bournemouth...


West Midlands Project invites Farmers to Add Value

A West Midlands based Farming and Food Enterprise Development Project is hosting a variety of one day workshops across the West Midlands region, to in...


Celebrity farmer opens food centre

A state-of-the-art food centre of excellence was launched by TV star Jimmy Doherty at Reaseheath College in Cheshire. Real life pig farmer and BBC ...


Wyre Forest inspire farmers and producers

Businesses in The Wyre Forest are set to showcase their enterprises and share their knowledge with interested farmers and growers from across the regi...


I’ve got nothing to wear……!! Alpaca fear leads to new lines

After owning alpacas for nearly five years and my herd now standing at 30 animals it is a shocking fact that I do not possess one single item made fro...


8 March 2010 | Farmshops,News,Produce
Cold Control meats high expectations at Newlyn Farm

Cold Control, the award winning air-conditioning and refrigeration specialists, were the preferred contractor to facilitate the air conditioning and r...



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30 October 2014 | Farmshops
Support local farmers and butchers in Sa...

Support local farmers and butchers in Sa...

The Farmers’ Union of Wales today called on people to support their local f...


11 November 2013 | Farmshops
Welsh food producers celebrate success o...

Welsh food producers celebrate success o...

A group of Welsh food producers who attended the first Food & Drink Show No...


10 June 2013 | Farmshops
FUW launches 'CUT, PASTE, SAVE' campaign

FUW launches 'CUT, PASTE, SAVE' campaign

The Farmers' Union of Wales has launched a new campaign aimed at persuading...


8 April 2013 | Farmshops
Plant growers report 'catastrophic' spri...

Plant growers report 'catastrophic' spri...

Growers of pansies, primroses and pot plants destined for gardens up and do...


11 June 2012 | Farmshops
Local food networks are 'under-recognise...

Local food networks are 'under-recognise...

Despite the importance to the high streets and landscapes, local food marke...


7 December 2011 | Farmshops
2012 Yorkshire charity Farmhouse Big Bre...

2012 Yorkshire charity Farmhouse Big Bre...

The countdown has begun to Yorkshire’s annual charity Farmhouse Big B...


5 April 2011 | Farmshops
Bradford shows true taste in honouring l...

Bradford shows true taste in honouring l...

The people of Bradford, famous as the curry capital of the north and brimfu...


1 February 2011 | Farmshops
Farm shops recognised in annual award

Farm shops recognised in annual award

The winners of the 2011 National Farm Retail Awards from FARMA were announc...


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