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Food Matters

Other issues around food. Why it's important. Comments, arguments and debates.

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Current Issues

The place for a lively debate on a current issue in the news.

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River Cottage Australia

This is your one-stop forum for everything Australian. The new TV series, exclusive to The LifeStyle Channel on Foxtel, will debut on Thursday 27 June, 2013. In the eight-parter, Hugh will hand the River Cottage baton to an Australian counterpart – form

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Fruit and Vegetables

All things to do with fruit, vegetables and herbs.... planning, sowing, propagating, growing, planting, pruning, picking, hardening off, varieties, sources of seed.....

4379 33634 English apple and pear varieties for dehydrating?
Managing The Land

Everything about looking after the land..... hedgelaying, stockproofing, creating and managing meadows, when to cut, creating a pond.......

1478 13263 HELP !!

Everything to do with our feathered friends.....getting started with chickens, shelters, feed, varieties and general advice..........

7456 49067 Looking for chicken boarding service

All matters porcine.....starting up with pigs, keeping them, choosing a breed, shelter, food, problems and advice.....

3306 27388 What to do with a boar gone too big
Other Livestock

Cows, sheep, goats, and all other animals.....starting up with, keeping, choosing, housing, feeding.....

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Wild Food and The Marine Larder

Where to forage, hedgerow greens and herbs, where to fish, hunting and shooting, catching shellfish, skinning rabbits.....

2903 30255 Liqueur from spring shoots
Processing and Other Crafts

Turning your resources into something else.....meat curing, sausage making, brewing, making chutney, building a smoker, weaving and dyeing, ......

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Seasonal Recipes

Anything to do with the fun part, eating and drinking. Comments on Hugh's recipes, plenty of your own.

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What's Good Now and What Can I Be Doing

What's in season, what's happening in nature, what are people making the most of currently. Seasonal opportunities....what can i be planting out now, harvesting, seasonal fishing and hedgerow feasts....

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The River Cottage Community

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What's on. Hugh's stuff, other interesting events and happenings. When and where things we like are on - anything from TV showings or food festivals to book signings or farmers markets.

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The Road To River Cottage

What do you think of Hugh's steps? Where are you on the road?

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River Cottage Farmers Market

Want to buy, sell or give away any poultry, pigs or other livestock, Got a glut of eggs or half a pig to sell? Know how to service a tractor? Looking for an experienced hedgelayer or a man with a mole plough? - Advertise them here

5462 10776 Torwen Badgerface Welsh Mountain ewe lambs, Derbyshire
The Seed Exchange

Request or offer seeds for swapping

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The place for River Cottage related chat that doesnt fit elsewhere

5287 118209 This year's flu jab

A section for reviews. Please add your reviews to the relevant thread. You can add your own too - ie. Books, food products - it's up to you.

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Introduce Yourself

Please use this forum to introduce yourself to the community. Only one post each please.

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The River Cottage Directory

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Hugh's Bookmarks

Comments on Hugh's links, suggestions of your own links and other resources that might be useful.

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Where to Eat...

Have you found somewhere with wonderful seafood, fantastic local produce, perhaps a cafe with something different? Let us all know...

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Where to Find Great Produce...

Have you found a great supplier of excellent produce? Somewhere selling unusual fruit and vegetables, or a tasty local beer? Let the forum know of anywhere you rate

361 1222 Organic meat/chicken Manchester
Where to Find....

...just about anything else. Know where to find the parts for a homemade smoker, an unusual chicken house, secondhand meat slicers? Here's the place to let us know

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How to....

A series of How to do ….anything River Cottage related.

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Grow Your Own

The place to chat about Landshare, Rocket Gardens and growing your produce.

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  • RT @Cooked_UK: This week, we’ve put @rivercottage in charge of the site! Find out more link #rivercottageoncooked http://…
  • Happy #MeatFreeMonday! Try out Hugh's Cauliflower + chickpea curry tonight... link link
  • Have you checked out Hugh's seriously useful cookbook LOVE YOUR #LEFTOVERS yet? link link
  • We are thrilled to be hosting @TheGrahamsMusic for an evening of folk + delicious food: link link
  • Get to grips with veggies on our Veg Cookery course. Last dates this year: link @vegsocapproved link
  • Never throw food away again with Hugh's book LOVE YOUR #LEFTOVERS. For videos + recipes, see: link link
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  • Got leftover veg hanging about in the fridge? Whip up Hugh's roast root hummus this weekend! … #leftovers
  • RT @axcanteen: Hugh's very own homegrown hogget has just arrived at the Axminster Canteen. On the menu this weekend! #realfood link
  • RT @MSCintheUK: Huge thanks to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall asking shoppers to choose #sustainable #tuna on This Morning. Look for MSC http:…
  • RT @BloomsburyCooks: Calling all @cheltfestivals goers -Hugh FW will be signing copies of his new book @waterstones tent at 2.45pm #LoveYou…
  • RT @cheltfestivals: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall brings his new book 'Love Your Leftovers' to #cheltlitfest today link htt…
  • RT @axcanteen: Red mullet straight out of #LymeBay a lovely treat to go on the menu this weekend! #fish link link
  • RT @GPUKoceans: John West accused of exploiting a "loophole" which lets them to conceal info from customers link http://t…
  • RT @BHWTOfficial: 3 @Omlet Eglu's sold already! That's £150 raised for @BHWTOfficial and counting... #WorldEggDay link
  • RT @RiverCottageHQ: It's a magical misty morning out there, what a view! link
  • RT @BBCRadio2: Hugh's @rivercottage recipe as cooked by Nigel! Yummy! link link
  • RT @BloomsburyCooks: Tune into @BBCRadio2 for some inspiration on how to make the most of your cooking with @rivercottage Hugh FW #LoveYour…
  • Catch Hugh on @BBCRadio2 just after 6pm, cooking up a #leftovers feast with @NigelBarden and @simonmayo... link
  • RT @NigelBarden: Excited as Hugh Fearnley-W @rivercottage is on with @simonmayo @BBCRadio2 & I'm cooking his AromaticBellyPorkHotpot http:…
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  • RT @TimHopgood: OUT TODAY! Love Your #Leftovers by H F-W @rivercottage with 100+ recipes and a healthy number of my drawings too! http://t.…
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  • RT @Green_Books: Many thanks to Nikki Duffy of @rivercottage for the foreword to @kateblincoe's #GreenParenting book, out today. http://t.c…
  • LOVE YOUR LEFTOVERS! Throw food away no longer with Hugh's new book: link #leftovers link
  • . @hollywills looking forward to hosting you @RiverCottageHQ. No fish skeletons, we promise!
  • Catch Hugh on @itvthismorning talking #Leftovers very shortly... link link
  • RT @BloomsburyCooks: Out today, a seriously useful cookbook -LOVE YOUR LEFTOVERS, from Hugh F-W and @rivercottage link
  • Happy publication day to Hugh, his new book LOVE YOUR LEFTOVERS is out today! Buy now: link link
  • May we make a case for Coffee & walnut cake as a classic British bake? Recipe: link #GBBOFinal link
  • An enriched dough is a good dough. But we prefer an appley bun: link #GBBOFinal link
  • RT @RCHQGardens: READ: head gardener Will's latest article, full of top tips for October gardening. link link
  • Delicious roast root hummus, anyone? New recipe, new book, new video! Love Your #Leftovers! link
  • RT @RCChefsSchool: We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the @Springboard_UK Corporate Responsibility Award #AwardsforExcellence
  • RT @thisisbaconuk: Happening now! Help us expand by funding us on @crowdfunderuk! link #saveourbacon #allhailthebacon htt…
  • WATCH: Hugh's first video from his exclusive new series for @JamiesFoodTube is now live! #leftovers #hummus
  • @SamarthKanal nope, this is a real (and delicious) thing!
  • @davegunn delicious! @johnmushroom would approve.
  • RT @savebutterflies: Our mission as a charity involves the #conservation of butterflies, moths and our environment! #CharityTuesday http:/…
  • RT @RiverCottageHQ: It might be early but we're getting #Christmas party bookings! Why not book us this year? link http:/…
  • He's back! Watch Hugh's #FoodTube trailer now. New #Leftovers videos and new book out this week...
  • RT @johnmushroom: Setting a theme for the day, a Dog Stinkhorn @RiverCottageHQ yesterday. link
  • Don't miss Americana #folk duo @TheGrahamsMusic on 5 Nov. Live music + great food link #dorsethour link
  • RT @WinCanteen: We were thrilled to raise £530 for @Trinity_Winch at our recent birthday party. Read more: link http://t.…
  • Hugh's back! New book and new #FoodTube videos this week. Watch the trailer now: link #leftovers link
  • @PGarfieldWarde @MeatFreeMonday What's to understand? It's good for us and the planet to eat veggie meals from time to time :o)
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