Entries by Tolhurst Organic

Spot on organic

 We have been registered with the Soil Association as organic producers and processors  for over four decades. We are also registered with  Stockfree Organic Standards to ensure that no part of our farm is using any products of animal origin. The rules and regulations that govern what we are allowed to do are enshrined in […]

Seed to Plate: a series of workshops to learn how to grow, cook and preserve your own food

After a very successful kick-start in 2017, we have developped a year-long programme of events for beginner and more experienced gardeners, cooks and food-lovers who want to develop their skills in organic, sustainable gardening techniques and delicious, healthy cooking. Each workshop will explore and develop food-related skills – from plantng a vegetable garden to harvesting […]

Recipe of the month: Jerusalem Artichokes

Despite its name, the Jerusalem artichoke has no relation to Jerusalem, and it is not a type of artichoke, though they are in the same family. The name Jerusalem is due to folk etymology; when the Jerusalem artichoke was first discovered by Europeans it was called Girasole, the Italian word for sunflower. The Jerusalem artichoke […]

Extras in January

Having friends around for dinner? Our Extras list offers a wide range of seasonal fresh produce, both from our farm and from our fellow organic producers in the area. Current offer includes potatoes, leeks, swede, salad leaves, kale and chard, cabbages, onions, and five types of squashes good for roasting, soups and stuffing. We also […]