ON Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 March, the National Vegetable Society will be selling vegetables grown by HMP La Moye between 11am and 4pm each day at Les Creux Bowls Club in St Brelade. Dozens of different vegetable plants will be on sale – all of superb quality. Preparations also start that weekend for the […]

Fresh ginger has been grown in Jersey for the first time

Woodside Farms in Trinity carried out a successful trial last year resulting in 1.5 tonnes of fresh ginger being produced. This year it is looking to produce 20-25 tonnes of root ginger. Woodside worked closely with Waitrose to produce the new crop. The farm trialled a number of crops last year including chard, red sprouts, […]

Sweet Talking

  The Centenary lecture programme pf the Jersey Beekeepers Association starts ion 24 March. This is the first of a series of public talks about honey bees, the threats to their welfare, and that of other pollinators, and what we can do to halt their decline. Giving the talks are leading UK scientists, researchers and campaigners. […]

The Deutsche Bank Festival of the Creative Arts

IT is time for the Eisteddfod again – this week sees the Spring Festival of the Performing Arts take place at the Royal Jersey Showground, Trinity. Jersey is home to a large number of skilled people of all ages, and as many of them as possible areencourage to enter their particular art or craft in […]