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12 Aug 2022

The Bacon Debate

If the ongoing debate has passed you by here’s a brief, slightly one sided, résumé; the Bri...
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02 Aug 2022

August News

Ben debates bacon, shares a polytunnel pesto and his lack of trust in Truss – it̵...
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02 Aug 2022

July News

Frittedda, food “strategy” and a fond farewell – it’s all in our Ju...
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08 Jun 2022

Fishy tales – saltimbocca fish fingers

Unquestionably, the best thing would be a ten-year moratorium on catching anything but that...
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02 Jun 2022

June News

A Jubilant English fizz, best BBQ cuts and a Sicilian caponata.
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21 Feb 2022

February News

Green Ketchup, A Ham with No Name, and Porridge Traumas. No, this isn’t a Dr. Seuss b...
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19 Aug 2021

Booze, schmooze and Smokehouse news

With wine sales continuing to go uppity up-up and it becoming obvious that what’s good for ...
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08 Jan 2021

Let’s get smoky

By Ben Watson. BBQ & Ice Cream Work has started on ‘Harry’s Smokehouse’ and...
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26 Nov 2020

Good Business

By Greg Morgan. Little steps in the right direction I joined Ben’s in 2013 and never looked...
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17 Nov 2020

The challenges of ‘local’ food

By Guy Singh-Watson Making a living from growing veg even on a medium scale is challenging ...
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08 Jul 2020

Churchtown moves towards wilder farming

Bold changes are coming to Churchtown Farm – for twenty five plus years, principle supplier...
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18 Sep 2019

Much more than Rioja – the inspiration behind this month’s wine club.

In response to vociferous customer demand for more Rioja (we listen), September’s win...
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01 Jul 2019

Bottoms Up! Ben’s Booze News for July.

When it rains it pours. I’d just got back from my wine jolly to Sicily when the phone rings...
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02 May 2019

Ben’s Wine & Tapas Booze News

Our first ‘tell us what you think so you can help us chose which new wines to stock’ tastin...
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01 Feb 2019

Less plastic is fantastic – NEW beeswax food wraps

As a business, we’re always on the lookout for solutions to tackle the single use pla...
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