Publication date: 2018-11-13 13:46
Last week The English Apple Man visited Tesco and M& S inspecting displays of Apples and Pears and purchasing samples for 'taste evaluation'
Twenty years ago my wife and I discovered Macknade Farm Shop, remembering our first impression as we entered a large building which from the outside did not suggest anything special: " AMAZING - we could not initially comprehend the scale of the comprehensive display of 'fine foods' - with so much to choose from my debit card took a hammering!
There is little point in simply trying to be the best. Our passion comes from being the only people who can do what we do. It makes us stronger. We use it to judge absolutely everything. These are the words of Frazer Thompson CEO Chapel Down
In August The English Apple Man escorted a group of German fruit growers in the West Midlands and visited two growers who are trying to avoid the world of 'volume production'
Image: Ruth Agmon, Ruth and Naomi - the Dialog ,
from Art in the Christian Tradition ,
a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN.
Much is made of the influx of migrant workers working in the 'edible' horticulture sector and questions asked why we cannot find sufficient 'home grown' workers....there are many opportunities in the UK horticulture sector for people to embark on a rewarding career, but education IS the key factor!
The bitter cold on Monday will not help flowers which have pollinated achieve fertilization, but those releasing pollen later this week will have excellent warm conditions for pollen tube growth essential for fertilization...
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