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...

Meet Dave. He is a member, customer and volunteer at Village Greens. He's picked a few of his favourite products to share with you. So if you fancy trying something new or are looking for a recommendation then here's some great reviews and ideas. Enjoy!...

Are you a coffee drinker? Do you buy lots of coffee in foil-based packaging which can't easily be recycled? That was our household up until about six months ago when Village Greens starting stocking coffee beans in their hoppers. Now we can take along our own bag and f...

July 20, 2019

I haven’t had much time to spare recently but as I was mid way through making this delicious banana bread I thought…I should share this with the lovely followers of Village Greens. 

At this time of year my bananas get lovely and spotty very quickly, just how I like them...

Did you know it's Volunteers' Week this week? And did you know that Village Greens relies on a team of volunteers to keep things running smoothly? From our Board Members to the people who make food deliveries, to those who help out in the shop or support our IT systems...

May 20, 2019

One night last week I found myself chopping up an apple to eat and before I knew it, it was midnight and every surface in the kitchen was covered in stuff!  You know, when you get started on something and it just leads to something else and something else and something...

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