Monthly Archive: July 2016


The Average Cabbage

LESS talks to Becky from The Average Cabbage- a local business that grows vegetable, salad and herb seedlings for Grow-Your-Own enthusiasts.  How did you come to set up the Average Cabbage? “About five years ago a friend and I talked about setting...


Let’s talk about bananas

In this week’s column Sam, from Transition City Lancaster, talks about bananas.  A strange thing to be writing about in a local food column, but I guess we all eat bananas.  Well, I do,...


Supporting the humble bee

Apis mellifera, otherwise known as the honey bee, is the only insect that produces food eaten by humans on a commercial scale. It, along with other pollinators, also plays a key role in maintaining...