Earlier this year that I announced I was taking over as Chair of Judges for the White Rose Awards for Welcome to Yorkshire, the tourism body in the county. It is a huge honour to chair these prestigious awards which this year is in collaboration with Visit Britain. We have increased the number of categories… Continue reading White Rose Awards 2019
One of my favourite roles of the year is the judging and co-chairing of the national Farm Shop and Deli Awards representing the hugely important independent retail sector here in the UK. I work alongside the lovely and renowned foodie and broadcaster Nigel Barden. the team at William Reed and a judging panel of industry… Continue reading Farm Shop and Deli Awards Finalists Announced
How I long for marmalade time. There is little to cheer us in January; the house looks bare without the Christmas decorations, now packed away for another year. The weather is at best cold at worse grey and foul. Easter seems so far away. For me, there is one high point though, and that is January… Continue reading Marmalade Time
Here in Yorkshire, how grateful should we be to Alison Dodd and her family? Alison is the founder of Herbs Unlimited who recently celebrated 25 years of successfully producing herbs, salads and edible flowers.