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Farmers' union warn of food price increases in Kent and the UK

Contributed by editor on Nov 25, 2016 - 11:30 AM


Warnings of rising food prices next year underline the need for a strong domestic food production system, says the NFU.

Unexploded bomb unearthed near Dover during East Kent ploughing match

Contributed by editor on Oct 05, 2016 - 05:45 PM


A bomb scare failed to spoil the fun as law firm Furley Page welcomed guests to its marquee at the 72nd East Kent Ploughing Match at Grange Farm, Mill Lane, Nonington, near Dover.


Back for 2015 with local produce and lots of new stalls at Sandgate Farmers Market

Contributed by editor on Jan 16, 2015 - 10:57 AM

This Saturday sees the first Sandgate Farmers' Market of 2015 - and organisers are really hoping to see lots of people from Folkestone and the surrounding area there too.

Mystery of green and yellow chequered fields above Folkestone revealed

Contributed by editor on May 27, 2014 - 11:17 AM

Following a report of chequered patterns appearing in fields of wheat off Elvington Lane and Crete Road West, local farmer, Nigel Snape has explained the phenomena is due to targeted spraying.

Thousands expected for East Kent Ploughing competition near Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Aug 27, 2013 - 12:40 PM

The annual East Kent Ploughing Match, which normally attracts over 4,000 visitors takes place this year on 25 September at Hardres Court Farm, Upper Hardres, near Canterbury.

Kent suffers dramatic loss of two thirds of its orchards

Contributed by editor on Jul 16, 2013 - 11:35 AM

Kent has seen a dramatic 65% reduction in the land given over to orchards and hop fields since the 1960s, according to the Kent Habitat Survey, published this week.

8th Anniversary year for Capel-Le-Ferne Farmers' Market (Photo)

Contributed by editor on Jan 17, 2011 - 08:35 AM

By Jennie Barraclough
The snow unfortunately ruined our Christmas Special Farmers Market this year but six stallholders managed to get in, for which we owe them our thanks.

Farmers' Market competes for third Taste of Kent win

Contributed by editor on Oct 22, 2010 - 09:10 AM

Dear Editor,
Produced in Kent are promoting their 2010 Taste of Kent Awards and I wondered if you have time to vote for Capel-le-Ferne Farmers Market, in the Best Farmers Market Category, if you so wish.

Secret for perfect roast potatoes to be revealed at Elham Farmers’ Market

Contributed by editor on Dec 08, 2009 - 09:00 AM

Where better to get the secret for perfect Christmas dinner roast potatoes than from the potato grower herself.

Easter fun for the kids at Farmers' Market

Contributed by editor on Apr 06, 2009 - 11:34 AM

By Jenny Barraclough

We will be holding our Capel-le-Ferne Easter Special Farmers' Market on Tuesday 7th April where baby animals will be there and an Easter Egg Hunt will be taking place in the playing field (weather permitting).

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