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Newsletter Spring 2016

Everyone’s Gone Vegan! When Ioan Marc Jones went vegan for January – to appease his veggie girlfriend & to show her it’s no big deal – little did he realise that he was embarking upon a journey from which he … Continue reading

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Newsletter Yule 2015

Xmas Opening Hours During the holidays, Fareshares shall open to supply your festive needs* at the following times: Weds 23rd: 2pm to 6pm Thurs 24th: 2pm to 5pm Weds 30th: 2pm to 4pm *Festive requisites include: Infinity Foods organic vegan … Continue reading

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Newsletter Samhain 2015

Bag-ism Éire was the first country to introduce a plastic bag fee – ‘PlasTax’ – in 2002. Its primary purpose was to reduce the consumption of disposable plastic bags by influencing consumer behaviour and its effect was immediate, their use … Continue reading

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Newsletter Summer Solstice 2015

Summer recipe: Hummus From time to time, especially in the Summer months, some bright spark will suggest that tubs of ready made hummus be kept in Fareshares fridge, so that they may snack like Potentates, but that is not what … Continue reading

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Newsletter Imbolc 2015

FareShares Nut Roast – Official! FareShares dabbled with Suma’s new Nut Roast mix when it first came out, but the sweetened cranberries in its contents list was swiftly spotted by vigilant volunteers. FareShares doesn’t sell sugar as a point of … Continue reading

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Newsletter Samhain 2014

Pumpkin It Up Pumpkin season is in full swing and all sorts of squashes will cross  FareShares’ veg. rack over coming weeks, grown in East Anglia by a consortium that includes Breckland Organics, from the Norfolk village of Shropham, whose … Continue reading

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Newsletter August 2014

Get Freekeh Before the most recent round of atrocities in Gaza, the Evening Standard declared that freekeh had begun to ‘elbow out quinoa from the super-grain spotlight,’ appearing on the most modiish menus. Yotam Ottolenghi uses it for making pilafs and … Continue reading

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Newsletter June 2014

Sutton Farm’s VegBox scheme FareShares tends to sell out of fresh vegetables pretty quickly most weeks. Leave your shopping until Friday and you may well be disappointed! Taking advance orders would too much hassle, but you could be sure of … Continue reading

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Newsletter May 2014

THE QUINOA QUESTION Joanna Blythman  explained the unpalatable truth about quinoa in The Guardian at the beginning of last year: ‘ethical consumers should be aware poor Bolivians can no longer afford their staple grain, due to western demand raising prices.’ … Continue reading

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Newsletter April 2014

An invitation to share your recipes We volunteers learn so much from you, especially about inventive and healthy new ways of using the food you find at fareshares. We’d like to invite you to contribute any special recipes or preparation … Continue reading

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