Local Produce

Photograph of an assortment of summer vegetables

Recommended links for buying local produce:


Book cover for "Wild Food" by Roger Phillips

Wild Food

Well written with good illustrations and some excellent recipes! ...

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Slow Food Devon

Celebrating the Best of Devon's Food and Drink ...

Book cover for "The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming" by Masanobu Fukuoka

The One-Straw Revolution

Masanobu Fukuoka brings passion, soul and thought into looking at truly natural food... from field to plate. ...

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Crediton Local Produce website

This includes all the information you need to eat and trade locally. It lists local food producers and shops where local foods can be purchased and also has a page devoted to special offers. New things are added all the time and there are seasonal recipes too! You can also sign up on the ...

Book cover for "Local Food" by Tamsin Pinkertion & Rob Hopkins

Local Food

Local Food explores a huge range of local food initiatives for rebuilding a diverse, resilient, local food network, drawing on practical experience of Transition Initiatives and other community projects around the world. Tamzin Pinkerton has an academic background in Social Anthropology and Hu ...

Enjoy a Pint of Beer?

Why drink Otter Ales? Apart from brewing a local Devon ale, the Otter company has taken steps to reduce its carbon footprint. It has a grass roofed cellar made from clay blocks and willow bed water treatment plant to go with local sourcing and recycling policies. Perhaps people would ...

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The Real Food Store

Exeter's first community owned food store The lovely thing about this Community enterprise is that whether you decide to invest the minimum of £100 or the maximum of £20,000 everyone gets the one vote each on decisions that need to be taken in the running of the business. ...

Crediton Community Markets

The Community Market is about encouraging sustainability by providing a space for local householders, smallholders and local craftspeople to sell the items they have grown or made locally. Local groups or charities are welcome to fundraise or advertise themselves. We hope this will stimulate ...

Crediton Farmers Market

"A True Taste of Devon on the first Saturday of every month" ...

Was It Made in the UK?

If you want to know where things are made [since labels are often less than informative] so that they can avoid food miles etc, it's possible to know from the start of the bar code as follows: 690-692 ... then it is MADE IN CHINA 00 - 09 ... USA & CANADA 30 - 37 FRANCE ...

Crediton Food Bank

People are referred and given vouchers by organisations such as the CAB and the Children's Centre. The vouchers are exchanged for food and toiletries on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at Crediton Congregational Church. Donations of dry goods and money can be left at the Church when open, at ...

Blackberry Ripening Watch

Help is needed by the Woodland Trust. A project is mapping when blackberries ripen all over the country. If you would like to get involved in this, please follow the link to see how to record your findings http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blogs/woodland-trust/2015/07/bramble-qui ...

June Foraging and Seed Saving

Foraging in June Don't forget to look for wild strawberries and possibly gooseberries. Elderflowers should be out too, so time to make elderflower cordial. June Seed Saving Mark one or two of your best broad bean plants to be kept for seed. Leave the pods on the plants until they go black and dr ...

Something unusual for Christmas from Greece?

Hello, My name is Dimitris, I am a Greek farmer from rural Greece and co-founder of the Origin Club, a non-profit project of British and Greek social entrepreneurs. I came across the Transition Network and its local initiatives in a workshop I did with Naresh from Totnes few years ago in Greece.O ...