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Have your say: Government consultation on junk-free checkouts
Last year, the UK government launched a new childhood obesity strategy, including within it many of the things that I highlighted and asked for in Britain’s Fat Fight. It’s a bold strategy, but we need to keep the pressure up to make sure that the ideas outlined within it become actions, and fast – we don’t have time to waste.
RIVER COTTAGE AT 20: How River Cottage Changed My Life by Lucy Brazier
Lucy Brazier reflects on her first River Cottage experience.
RIVER COTTAGE AT 20: Recognise this little cottage?
Hugh had no idea quite how much his life would change when he rented the original River Cottage 20 years ago, just outside the bustling market town of Bridport. His plan was to establish a city escape and practise a more sustainable life for him and his family.
Winter Preserves with Kathy Slack AKA Gluts & Gluttony
A couple of weeks ago Kathy attended a Winter Preserves course at River Cottage HQ. You can read her account of the day here...
Our Government is failing fish, fisherman, and Fish Fighters
When we launched the Fish Fight campaign almost 8 years ago, over 870,000 of you supported the campaign to end the colossal waste of fish in EU waters, from the heinous practise of "discarding” - throwing away at sea dead and dying fish that couldn’t be landed under the EU’s broken fisheries policy.
Winter Gardening Tips
Head Gardener Helen Musgrave shares her tips on what to do in the garden in February
Seasonal Fermentation with Rachel De Thample
Lucy Brazier shares her experiences of Rachel de Thample's Seasonal Fermentation course.
River Cottage team member Debbie accepted our Veganuary challenge. See how she has got ...
A word from Hugh about Veganism
Just a word about me, River Cottage and Veganism, as I am getting quite a lot of “incoming” on this, since the River Cottage Team and I created a vegan menu for 380 people at a fundraising dinner at the Savoy Hotel for Compassion in World farming last week.
RIVER COTTAGE AT 20: A Word from Hugh
When I began renting the original River Cottage - a tiny lock-keeper’s cottage near Netherbury in Dorset – it was simply meant to be a bolt-hole from London. But that idyllic place soon got under my skin. Before long, I was inspired to leave the city altogether and seek out a more self-sufficient and sustainable way of life in the West Country.