Triumph for Taste Cumbria Food Festival 2011

The biggest ever Taste Cumbria Food Festival which took place in Cockermouth this September has been declared a triumph for the region. Weeks of Cumbrian rain gave way to a remarkably warm and sunny weekend, resulting in the Lakeland main street of Cockermouth packed with over 20,000 visitors from both in and out of the […]

Pick your own fruit farms

Pick your own fruit farms are a great way of getting high quality produce straight from the farm or small holding. Known in some areas by the abbreviation PYO, pick your own farms can be found in many areas around the country. As with all plants some will grow better in some areas than in […]

Schools grow their own

Schools across Cumbria are being encouraged to spring into action and enter the Grow Your Own competition, run by Booths and The World of Beatrix Potter. Over 40 primary schools have already registered to take part in the competition but time is running out for other schools to get their entries in for the contest, […]