Seed Agents forage for blackberries.

We are always pleased to get your photos. This is a photo of two Seed Agents, hard at work dodging the prickly brambles to forage blackberries from a hedge near where they live.

Foraging means finding food in the wild. At different times of the year their are different things on offer in the wild.

Picking food for free from the autumn hedgerow

Delicious! Evie can not resist the blackberry taste.



Have you foraged? if so please share your pics with us. send them to

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Sophie Grigson helped by aspiring young chef.

Sophie Grigson is a great supporter of encouraging young children to cook. She demonstrates how to make wonderful tasty dishes with the freshest ingredients and her young helpers can not resist a taste. She shows how easy it is to involve your family in the cooking process and how this will encourage children to eat a wide variety of foods and to understand where their food comes from.

Tom helps Sophie whisk up an Italian Cake

Sophie Grigson encouraging children to get cooking.

Here she is with a young helper at the local food show in Northampton.

Children’s recipe for mince sauce for spaghetti or jacket potatoes or pizza

Susan shows her new recipe book.

Diabetic Diva Susan with her latest recipe book.

I asked our friend Susan also known as Diabetic Diva whether she had some recipes that children could cook with their grown up.

Diabetic recipes are ‘Healthy’ because they have limited amounts of refined sugars and salts so if you want more healthy recipes take a look at her website.
Remember you don’t have to be diabetic to enjoy Susan’s tasty recipes, in fact eating these healthy feasts can help prevent you becoming diabetic so tuck in!
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Eat the Seasons : Autumn

Runner Beans

Have you spent the summer nurturing and tending  your runners?  Well now is the time to get harvesting! But remember to send us a picture of your longest runner bean for our giant bean competition.

Looking for the longest bean

Is there a bean long enough for the Giant Bean Competition?

Runner Beans give your plate brilliant colour and taste great! Try them boiled with your roast dinners; stir-fried in oil with garlic, peppers, beansprouts and chicken; or in a warm new potato and mackerel salad.

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