March Musings – on Brambles and Coppicing

Alex Sylvester, Head of Perennials, Composting, and General Educator, writes about why coppicing and brambles are important for the field and all who are in it to rejoice! Alex helps Sadeh grow into a valuable resource for the Jewish and wider community, demonstrating and creating alternatives for the future.

Vegan flapjacks

Superfruity Flapjacks

Vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, refined sugar-free but NOT free from FUN 😉

These flapjacks are just heavenly – perfectly chewy, just sweet enough and SO more-ish. They are fully allergy-friendly too, as they are free from nuts, dairy, gluten and refined sugars. Where regular flapjacks use golden syrup, sugar and butter, these are made with lower GI and natural carob syrup, coconut sugar and coconut oil instead of butter.

Embracing Veganuary with Cook First

It can be hard being the only vegan in a family or a friendship group, particularly when you want to entertain. But being sociable while sticking to Veganuary has never been easier or more delicious! These two dishes will certainly impress your guests – and might even convert them to Veganism! So nutritious and sumptuous, they’ll never even realise they’ve eaten a purely plant-based meal.

Honey!

A perfect Rosh Hashanah gift Skeet Hill’s delicious honey is for sale   Just next door to Skeet Hill House lives our very own David the Bee man. David and his Bee keeper friends have created the most delicious honey you have ever tasted. These bees spend plenty of time at Sadeh farm pollinating our vegetables and fruits and collecting …

Hen Nation

I am doing my very best to be a vegan, but there is one brand of eggs that I occasionally buy – Hen Nation. The biggest difference between these eggs and normal ‘free range’ eggs is that they are far more free range than industry standards (which are not very free range or in any way ethical at all when …

Bromley Borough Foodbank

At Sadeh, as a Jewish farm, we have been investigating creative methods to fulfill the ancient Jewish laws of agriculture. Many of the laws relate to a time where Jewish life was centered around the temple and most are exclusively for those who live in the land of Israel. Even though we are not obligated in most of these laws,we …

Memories of a Connecticut carrot

Seven years ago, on a blistering hot day in Connecticut, I watched as my friend Poppy pulled a carrot straight from the ground, brushed off the mud and munched happily away on it.It was a memorable moment, not just because she defied all of our collective aversions to mud and dirt, and our institutional addiction to clean, artificially shapen produce, …