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A year of eating local

Malvern Editorial 6th Nov, 2013 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

MEMBERS of Ledbury Food Group found out about living on local food for a year during a talk at their meeting.

Describing Herefordshire as ‘Herefoodshire’, Trish Marsh talked about the 12 months she spent eating produce from the county, using producers, independent shops and farmers’ markets.

A spokesman said: “Not everything was easy – she had to make special arrangements to obtain local bread flour and Herefordshire is not yet producing olives or coffee. She challenged others to give it a go.

“Ledbury independent shops and cafés provided a range of raffle prizes featuring local food which were appreciated by the well-attended meeting. Fran Robinson, chair of the group, provided the meeting with details of activities that the group wish to progress to support the local food economy.

Visit www.ledburyfoodgroup.org for more information.

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