​Agriculture

Hambledon Vineyard welcomes new MD James at ‘very exciting time’ for English sparkling wine

Hampshire’s Hambledon Vineyard is set to welcome James Osborn as managing director this April. James brings to the role more than 10 years’ experience in the English... READ MORE »

Five-year effort pays off as Natasha and The Garlic Farm team secure B Corp certification

For half a decade now, The Garlic Farm on the Isle of Wight has been working to meet the rigorous social and environmental standards required for B Corp certification... READ MORE »

Soton firm Sonichem turning sawdust into green biochemicals hits £1.1m Seedrs target

With a week to go, the team at Sonichem (formerly Bio-Sep) have successfully hit a £1.1 million goal on crowdfunding platform Seedrs to help expand their cleantech... READ MORE »

VIVID team up with council and UKHarvest on initiative to get surplus produce where it’s needed

Portsmouth’s VIVID Homes have joined forces with Hampshire County Council and Chichester charity UKHarvest as part of a new food rescue partnership. Together they’re... READ MORE »

Hampshire’s second Farm My Food Day brings together hundreds more pupils and producers

Farm My Food Day returned this year to help another cohort of local students get hands on with Hampshire’s busy food and drink scene and hear first-hand from the people... READ MORE »

Sandy’s strawberry story: New Forest Fruit Company set to electrify with pulse-dried fruit

“How can we make the most of the 200-300 tonnes of surplus strawberries we produce?” This was the question Sandy Booth, owner of The New Forest Fruit Company asked... READ MORE »

One century later: How the Atkinsons are building sustainable practices into their family farming legacy

As shoppers become more and more interested in where their food comes from and the environmental impact of producing it, Hampshire farmer Will Atkinson reckons he can... READ MORE »