The Farmdrop Blog

Find out the latest from the fields and kitchens of our local producers and explore the best of British seasonal food.

Step away from the juice carton....


…..and grab a handful of blueberries instead. 

A study has found that eating blueberries, grapes, apples and pears cuts the risk of type 2 diabetes but drinking fruit juice can in fact boost it.

Word on the field says this year’s topsy-turvy has created the ideal conditions for a tasty, bumper apple crop, with brambles and branches hanging heavy with an abundance of blueberries, blackberries, cherries and many other fruit.

The weekend’s set to be another sunny one, so why not enjoy the last weekend of the fine weather and get gathering? Check out this guide from the Wild Food School for some handy hints and tips for the urban forgager: