IMPROVED branding of produce from family farms will not only bring farmers closer to their consumers but help businesses cash in on their niche offerings.
Best of British
FARMERS GUARDIAN is teaming up with the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institute (R.A.B.I) and Barclays to host an evening of fun, fashion and entertainment to raise money for farmers struggling to make ends meet.
On the farm
For Essex contractors Gardners, having four- and six-cylinder tractors in the fleet gives a reassuring level of flexibility and back-up, plus the added bonus of common parts from the same make. Jane Carley reports.
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In Your Field
Autumn is well and truly here, with our soils now very sticky and wet on top. The only way to finish planting our last few acres will be to plough over some drier soil.
FG Food guru
October’s food guru is a double act from our picture desk which consists of Marcello Garbagnoli and Theresa Eveson. They whipped up Pan-fried lamb chops with sweet potato and tomato chilli salsa served with hawthorne gin and blackberry whiskey.
FG Cookery Editor
A delicious sausage dish served hot for an evening meal, but equally delicious served cool for a buffet.