June 19, 2020

We have a new product at Village Greens and it’s something I’ve been excited to try for a while.  It’s banana blossom!

My husband, who is now vegan, used to always choose fish and chips whenever we were out for family meals.  The first birthday I knew him I asked him wh...

April 30, 2020

What a fantastic blog by volunteer Becca.  She is exactly right about the value of our community and how wonderful it is to see the many different ways in which we are all supporting each other.  We have seen this same dedication within our little shop in the form of s...

April 9, 2020

With the extra time on my days off these past couple of weeks I have made quite a lot of cakes!  Many more than I usually do and with not seeing as many people as we usually do, my husband and I have also been eating more cakes than we usually do!  There was sticky gin...

April 3, 2020

Hello Village Green followers.  It’s been a while since my last blog entry.  Times sure are strange and while we’re super busy at work keeping the shelves stocked and the shop clean, at home I seem to have a little more time!  I’ve been spending time in the garden, rel...

January 12, 2020

Hello all!  I know it’s not pancake day yet but I just wanted to do a recipe that shows just how effective substitutes can be in vegan baking/cooking.  Making the transition to vegan doesn’t mean having to learn lots of new recipes, in fact, I would recommend starting...

January 4, 2020

Well it’s Veganuary and many people are taking the pledge to go vegan for a month.  As many people know, or have guessed from my blogs, I am vegan and have been for more than 5 years now.  There are plenty of recipes and vegan advice pages already so I thought I’d talk...

December 12, 2019

Apologies this is a bit late, I made my Christmas cakes in November and had meant to post then but at this time of year life can get busy.  I've made this Christmas cake for four years now and so I have no idea where I first came across the recipe but it never fails an...

October 18, 2019

Hello everyone!

Well autumn is here and so are all of the lovely squash varieties in the shop.  They brighten up the shop and there are so many weird and wonderful varieties to try.  I'm still trying to learn which ones are best for roasting, which ones are best for sou...

September 5, 2019

This month is Organic September so I’m going take a break from my usual theme of cooking/kitchen experiments to talk a bit about eating organic. 

As you will probably know, all of the fruit and veg we sell at Village Greens is organic.  It comes in twice weekly from the...

August 27, 2019

In summer time I spend a lot of time in the garden tending to my veggies but I’ll also enjoy sprouting indoors to grow sprouts to add to my salads and sandwiches.  It’s easy, quick and there isn’t the disappointment of finding everything has been eaten by slugs and sna...

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