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Being passionate champions of local produce and coining the phrase "field to fork" we were thrilled when local Sevenoaks magazine Vine invited us to be a guest reporter every month, documenting our journey in sourcing new seasonal suppliers. Why not catch up on some of our recent features below.


LATEST ARTICLE

Blackberry bonanza

Blackberry bonanza

First published: September 2012

September is the month we say goodbye to the berry fruit.  And what a great berry to end on, the blackberry.  For so many of us a walk along most hedgerows or glance at the back of the local playing field will reward us with this splendid, rambling, thorny bramble.

Dream of Ice cream

Dream of Ice cream

First published: June 2011

Benjamin James of the George & Dragon, Chipstead reveals why British is best and how Taywell Ice Creams make ice cream that would make Willy Wonka proud

The Darling Buds of May

The Darling Buds of May

First published: May 2011

Owner of The George & Dragon in Chipstead Benjamin James visits Peter Jervis from Downingbury Farm to discuss the importance of true, local farm shops and expectations for Peter's pick your own, beginning this May.

Spring has Sprung

Spring has Sprung

First published: April 2011

This month, Benjamin James from the George & Dragon, Chipstead meets Steve and Karen Reynolds of Iden Manor Farm and their 'healthy, happy cows' that will produce fresh milk for Kentish Blue cheese this spring.

Organic Magic

Organic Magic

First published: March 2011

With winter still sticking around, Benjamin James from the George & Dragon in Chipstead looks to Luddesdown Organic Farm for some tips on how to improve the pub’s own home-grown ingredients and what makes the farm’s organic veg so popular

Springing into Action

Springing into Action

First published: February 2011

As we look towards what spring has to offer, Benjamin James, owner of the George and Dragon in Chipstead, meets Andrew Lingham of Court Farm to discuss the century-old family business and the lambing season

Nuts about Kent

Nuts about Kent

First published: December 2010

With log fires burning and winter upon us, Benjamin James, owner of the George and Dragon in Chipstead, meets Alexander Hunt of Potash Farm to discuss the historic Kentish Cobnut

From the Grapevine

From the Grapevine

First published: November 2010

The historic vineyards of Biddenden date back to 1969. The 22 acres have gone from strength to strength, now producing up to 50,000 bottles of wine a year, in addition to a range of award-winning ciders and apple juice. Ben James meets the owners

A Wild Goose Chase

A Wild Goose Chase

First published: October 2010

On a search for the best local geese and turkeys, Ben James, owner of the George and Dragon in Chipstead, meets Gary and Stuart Williamson at Warren Farm in Otford