Tag Archives: local food

Organic Market Report 2014; The good news is published, organic sales are up!

Do you buy organic food because it contains fewer pesticides/chemicals (37%) or because it’s more natural/unprocessed (34%) ? You are not alone as the Organic Market Report published today shows we are all buying more organic food. Read more here… Continue reading

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Lovely Lavender; my latest food find is full of flavour

Love Lavender? In this short and snappy post, Porridge Lady shares her latest food find and it’s all about English Lavender. Continue reading

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5 Questions With…. The Cook Curry Club. My July post for the Soil Association Blog

Some like it hot! In July as Anna Louise (aka Porridge Lady) interviews the founder of the Cook Curry Club for the Soil Association. Read more about the great local food idea in this new post. Continue reading

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A lovely spread on local food; True Food Co-op in the Vegetarian Living Magazine

In this blog post Porridge Lady aka Anna Louise Batchelor talks on her role with the True Food Community Co-operative and the co-ops recent article in ‘Vegetarian Living’ Magazine. Continue reading

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Have you heard? There is a radio presenter and local food ‘roving reporter’ for hire!

Porridge Lady is looking for a new radio station to do her local food slot on. A radio presenter, ‘roving reporter’ and local food expert Porridge Lady is ready for radio for hire! Continue reading

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‘Local Lunch’ radio show- August’s second programme on air tomorrow.

Porridge Lady aka Anna Louise Batchelor is back on the radio on Tuesday the 16th of August with the ‘Local Lunch’ radio show. In this programme Anna will be discussing ‘Localism’ and local food projects for community cohesion. Continue reading

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June’s top Porridge recipes

Porridge Lady shares her top Porridge recipes for June. Inspired by the sun and the local fruits she has been buying from her local food co-op, these recipes are all summer. Continue reading

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Top tips to keep you going when cooking up a storm

Porridge Lady shares some of her top tips for keeping your energy up when cooking up a storm in the kitchen. Continue reading

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Intervewing for ‘Local Lunch’

Porridge Lady talks on preparing for her upcoming radio shows, covering ‘Local Lunch’ on local radio. Continue reading

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Carrot Cake Porride, it’s seasonal and it’s for Mary’s Meals

In this last post on Mary’s Meals ‘Power of Porridge’ campaign Porridge Lady shares her recipe for Carrot Cake Porridge. A wartime inspired recipe that makes the most of the seasons best veg – carrots. Continue reading

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