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Food Matters

Other issues around food. Why it's important. Comments, arguments and debates.

464 8744 Salmonella and imported eggs!
Current Issues

The place for a lively debate on a current issue in the news.

217 5534 Fly fishing in Country Living
River Cottage Australia

This is your one-stop forum for everything Australian. The new TV series, exclusive to The LifeStyle Channel on Foxtel, will debut on Thursday 27 June, 2013. In the eight-parter, Hugh will hand the River Cottage baton to an Australian counterpart – form

11 35 Welcome to the new Aussie forum!

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Fruit and Vegetables

All things to do with fruit, vegetables and herbs.... planning, sowing, propagating, growing, planting, pruning, picking, hardening off, varieties, sources of seed.....

4357 33508 What is your favourite vegetable to grow and how do you like to eat them?
Managing The Land

Everything about looking after the land..... hedgelaying, stockproofing, creating and managing meadows, when to cut, creating a pond.......

1467 13188 Tree Suppliers
Poultry

Everything to do with our feathered friends.....getting started with chickens, shelters, feed, varieties and general advice..........

7427 48941 Best way to eat old hens
Pigs

All matters porcine.....starting up with pigs, keeping them, choosing a breed, shelter, food, problems and advice.....

3279 27303 Ear Tattoo For Pet Pig Advise - Help
Other Livestock

Cows, sheep, goats, and all other animals.....starting up with, keeping, choosing, housing, feeding.....

2426 19583 BUTCHERS MEAT MINCER
Wild Food and The Marine Larder

Where to forage, hedgerow greens and herbs, where to fish, hunting and shooting, catching shellfish, skinning rabbits.....

2869 30059 Top tips for harvesting hazelnuts?
Processing and Other Crafts

Turning your resources into something else.....meat curing, sausage making, brewing, making chutney, building a smoker, weaving and dyeing, ......

3247 28634 Left over pork from pig roast

Seasonality

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Seasonal Recipes

Anything to do with the fun part, eating and drinking. Comments on Hugh's recipes, plenty of your own.

606 3758 Deep Fried Courgette Flowers with nasturniums / Big hit
What's Good Now and What Can I Be Doing

What's in season, what's happening in nature, what are people making the most of currently. Seasonal opportunities....what can i be planting out now, harvesting, seasonal fishing and hedgerow feasts....

60 1018 Sloes - is it ready?

The River Cottage Community

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Events

What's on. Hugh's stuff, other interesting events and happenings. When and where things we like are on - anything from TV showings or food festivals to book signings or farmers markets.

255 677 Bulworthy Project Open Day
The Road To River Cottage

What do you think of Hugh's steps? Where are you on the road?

343 4435 ANYONE LIVING IN FRANCE???
River Cottage Farmers Market

Want to buy, sell or give away any poultry, pigs or other livestock, Got a glut of eggs or half a pig to sell? Know how to service a tractor? Looking for an experienced hedgelayer or a man with a mole plough? - Advertise them here

5391 10731 Hubbard table chicken
The Seed Exchange

Request or offer seeds for swapping

23 145 British Produce Swap
Chat

The place for River Cottage related chat that doesnt fit elsewhere

5117 114359 humour?
Reviews

A section for reviews. Please add your reviews to the relevant thread. You can add your own too - ie. Books, food products - it's up to you.

118 834 Mastering Herbalism.
Introduce Yourself

Please use this forum to introduce yourself to the community. Only one post each please.

39 182 Vegan greetings from Bristol

The River Cottage Directory

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Hugh's Bookmarks

Comments on Hugh's links, suggestions of your own links and other resources that might be useful.

219 1213 Tv shows
Where to Eat...

Have you found somewhere with wonderful seafood, fantastic local produce, perhaps a cafe with something different? Let us all know...

290 953 Vegetarian Restaurant - River Cottage Veg heroes
Where to Find Great Produce...

Have you found a great supplier of excellent produce? Somewhere selling unusual fruit and vegetables, or a tasty local beer? Let the forum know of anywhere you rate

358 1222 1/2 jointed freezer ready Zwartbles lamb for sale - Clun Shropshire
Where to Find....

...just about anything else. Know where to find the parts for a homemade smoker, an unusual chicken house, secondhand meat slicers? Here's the place to let us know

411 2142 Light fittings
How to....

A series of How to do ….anything River Cottage related.

244 2117 Sour Dough - HELP!
Grow Your Own

The place to chat about Landshare, Rocket Gardens and growing your produce.

87 1273 cheap compost
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  • Time for another classic #Hugh recipe - cooled lettuce and radish soup: link @JamiesFoodTube link
  • RT @edenproject: Aged 16-24 and interested in a chef apprenticeship at Eden? Enter our #EdenRisingStar competition! Find out how http://t.c…
  • RT @RCChefsSchool: **TONIGHT** #Apprenticeship open evening here at @rivercottage HQ. 6.30pm - 8.30pm. Please share! link
  • RT @crowdfunderuk: Great catch up with @LeedsBreadCoop 1 year since their #crowdfunder campaign - did you pledge? link ht…
  • RT @RCHQEvents: Just announced, @FBPocketOrch will be joining us for Hugh's Late Summer Party! Grab one of the last tickets now: http://t.c…
  • RT @JamiesFoodTube: Start your morning right, with some classic @rivercottage. link
  • RT @crowdfunderuk: Guest blog: It’s been an exciting year for @SuttonFarm since their #crowdfunder campaign! link http://…
  • Our Hugh's a master in the kitchen, but he's #AtYourService for #StandUpToCancer. Book him to do anything you want! link
  • RT @RCHQEvents: Last places left for our One Day Cookery Course this Fri + Sun, call the team now for a late deal: 01297 630314: http://t.c…
  • @lucysiegle Absolutely, just follow us back and we'll send you a DM. Enjoy the pizza!
  • @lucysiegle Oh no! So sorry to hear that. Can you DM us more details so we can address the problem?
  • @BloomsburyCooks @PaulHollywood looks absolutely delicious!
  • VOTE: Support your favourite #RisingStar budding chef with just one click: link link
  • RT @starservice: A rustic @rivercottage meal from Hugh would be divine. But wouldn't it be SO much better if he read your nan a book? http:…
  • Get your hands on a signed copy of Hugh's new book and meet the man himself at our Late Summer Party. Book here: link
  • Chicken with lentils, rosemary + carrot cornbread. Sound good? It's on the menu at Hugh's book launch. Book now: link
  • St Clements polenta cake with blueberries. Salivating? Come and try it at Hugh's book launch on 4 Sept. Book here: link
  • RT @debsthelawyer: Fab day this week at @rivercottage HQ making bread and building a clay oven! link
  • Come along to Hugh's Late Summer Party on 4 Sept - meet Hugh & get his new book signed: link
  • Tweet your support for your favourite Rising Star hopeful and we’ll RT the lot! Get voting, folks! link
  • RT @GiulsMat: Vote for my friend CHLOE RIDE in the #RisingStar2014 competition for #RiverCottage. Here is her video - MAD SKILLS https://t.…
  • @lamornadavies You should be able to translate the website... it's in Danish :o)
  • Danish friends! Fancy a Booze masterclass with @johnmushroom? You are in luck! Don't miss @FoodFestivalDK https://t.co/eUucCIqDA1
  • Voting has just opened for this year’s Rising Star competition. See all the entrants here and pick your best! link
  • RT @KloEllaDeVille: Twitter buds! I'll be forever grateful if you could vote for me in the @rivercottage #RisingStar competition! http://t.…
  • And that's it! Entries for #RisingStar 2014 have closed. But you can still apply to be an #apprentice, more info: link
  • Just under an hour left to get your #RisingStar entries into us! Check out all the competitors so far, here: link
  • @charlotteella Even just a quick film on your mobile, talking about your pie and why you'd want to be our #RisingStar might be enough!
  • Four more entries overnight for #RisingStar! The deadline is midday today. You still have (just enough) time, GO! link
  • Tonight's the night, if you want to enter our Rising Star competition. Closes tomorrow! link link
  • WATCH! Only 24 hours to find 10 mins to enter Rising Star - it turned Sam’s life upside-down: link link
  • Only 24 hours to go to enter this year’s Rising Star and show us what you can do! RT, and spread the word! link
  • Think like @Biff_Stancombe you could be our new Rising Star? You’ve got a day to get your video over to us! link
  • Another top Rising Star entry, this time by Biff! Watch her Drunken White Rabbit recipe here: link link
  • RT @RCChefsSchool: Whatever #GCSEresults you receive, we're here for you.Our award-winning #apprenticeship scheme has a few places left! ht…
  • RT @RCChefsSchool: Amazing Rising Star entry from @Biff_Stancombe! Looks incredible. Watch and upload your own: link
  • RT @JamiesFoodTube: More #classic @rivercottage to get you through the day. Hugh whips up a seafood salsa for the crowds of @Bestival http:…
  • RT @RCChefsSchool: If you love baking & #gbbo, come & learn the ropes at our Chefs' School at @rivercottage. Last apprenticeship places htt…
  • RT @WinCanteen: Drop in your CV at our recruitment day, today till 5pm @WinchesterCity Guildhall. Come and complete our team! link
  • RT @heatherkmak: as a self-professed @rivercottage groupie, really excited for this next cookbook! link @BloomsburyCooks
  • Thinking of entering #RisingStar? You have until Friday to enter! Check out the competitors so far here: link
  • RT @RCChefsSchool: Come and say hello! We're in @Princesshay #exeter bringing @rivercottage to the streets!
  • . @johnmushroom But we have no such modesty. The third is John's excellent Mushrooms Handbook @BloomsburyBooks link
  • @johnmushroom Living the dream! x
  • @johnmushroom You are on fire this morning with all these top twitter tips! #mushrooming
  • RT @johnmushroom: Bonus mushrooming tip: All mushrooms are magic, but some are more magic than others.
  • RT @RCHQEvents: Check out the fab #mushroom #foraging tips on @johnmushroom's account today. Need further help? Come on our course! http://…
  • RT @johnmushroom: Mushrooming tips 2: Obvious, but ignoring it has been the downfall of many: Only ever eat something if you are 100% sure …
  • @johnmushroom Have you taken any snaps of the early appearances? #mushroomfun
  • RT @johnmushroom: Mushrooms now appearing so a few tips: 1. Avoid speculatively picking a large quantity of unknown fungus. It may be rare.…
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