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  1. All there is to know about Chickpeas!

    https://www.kew.org/read-and-watch/chickpeas-and-climate-change I didn’t know half of this! Very interesting … especially as we have chickpeas!

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  2. All you need to know about aubergines

    https://www.kew.org/read-and-watch/aubergine-the-mad-apple Do you know why it’s called the mad apple?

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  3. Foody Facts From Kew

    https://www.kew.org/read-and-watch/amazing-facts-about-your-food Lots to Learn!

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  4. Brassica Shortages

    This is an interesting article about the current shortage of Brassica vegetables due to the wet weather in June. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49330210 Below is copied from the article: Britain is experiencing a cauliflower shortage after extreme weather killed off much of this year’s crops. Heavy rainfall in June destroyed crops in Lincolnshire, and alternative European supplies wilted […]

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  5. Let us show you about Lettuce!

    https://www.kew.org/read-and-watch/lettuce-season-kew-kitchen-garden You can guess we are late comers to the Kew garden Blog but they have some really interesting reads on there!

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  6. The importance of bees as pollinators

    We stumbled across this interesting article on the Kew garden website… https://www.kew.org/read-and-watch/the-importance-of-bees

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  7. Soil Matters

    One thing that isn’t far from everyone’s minds these days is climate change, that’s because it’s so important. So important that even school children have taken it upon themselves to raise awareness and do something about it. But for growers of fresh produce what is the impact of soil on climate change? Growers need good […]

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  8. How Is This Hot Summer Affecting Produce?

    It is typical that the morning I sit down to write this is the first morning we have had any sign of rain in Devon for weeks! However, the last few days have been muggy and sticky and thunder is forecast which is needed to clear the air. I’m also not sure this smattering of […]

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  9. Why Support Local?

    Here at Dart Fresh Produce we love to support local farmers and producers as much as possible and here are 3 of the many reasons why…  1.     We might sound biased saying that locally grown food tastes better, but it’s true! This is because it has had less time in transit and less time sitting […]

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  10. New Product Alert!

    🎉New Product🎉 we’ve added these delicious thick & creamy, made in Devon Stapleton yogurts to our ever growing products. The taste testing was unanimous and so here they are ready for you 

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