News and events

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Regenerative farming
Our newsletter contributor Diana Earnshaw shares what she knows about regenerative farming as she believes it is the only hope we have of rescuing our planet in the long term.
Sprouting
No doubt at this time many of you are busy sowing seeds in your gardens and greenhouses. But if you're impatient to see the results have a go at sprouting seeds, beans, lentils and grains. It only takes days, so the fruits of your labours can be seen very quickly.
The global challenges we face of how to feed a growing population has become a hot topic over the past few years. It is now clear that something has to be done to tackle these challenges as our current way of producing food is destroying our planet.
Dried Fruit
I have been reading that during these strange times, people are getting creative in the kitchen. This can only be good! Really, what better way to pass the time than to cook?
It has been well documented that community organisations play a vital role in society. Having been involved with both True Food and the Progress Theatre for several years now, Penny sees that they have more in common than might be expected.
Spring Cleaning
“Look at those cobwebs!” is the annual cry when the sun breaks through at this time of year. We can see all the dust and smears we’ve been able to ignore for so long. But that doesn’t mean we have to buy lots of commercial cleaning materials. There are cheaper and healthier alternatives at True Food
Homemade Toiletries
True Food has a fabulous selection of natural toiletries, cotton wool, tooth brushes etc. Be assured all your bathroom needs are supplied ready to use! But did you know they also supply some of the raw ingredients to make your own toiletries? You can invest in a few reusable bottles and away you go!
Fairtrade Fortnight
Fairtrade Fortnight runs from 24 February to 8 March. Traidcraft, an organisation that campaigns for trade justice, challenges us to change one item in our regular shopping to a fairtrade one. Find out more about Traidcraft and see what fairly traded products you could add to your shop at True Food.
Fairtrade Chocolate
Try these wonderful chocolate recipes during Fairtrade Fortnight.
Tinned fish recipes
Whilst True Food do not sell fresh/frozen fish, they do stock several types of tinned fish and these are so convenient to have in your food cupboard for those emergency meals. Very economical too with no waste. Here are three recipes for using them.

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