A beautiful day for verge cutting.

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I took the opportunity (before the severe weather arrives tomorrow) to improve our sight lines by cutting down lots of bushes, brambles and scrub from the road side verge. In addition to planting a 2 acre orchard we will be encouraging biodiversity by planting new hedging, shrubs and trees over the next few years. Looking east on A811I reckon this oak was about 50 years old. A casualty of the 5th December
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Planning applications approved

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We are delighted to announce that we have now received planning approval for all the buildings required to start Foragers Foods.  Watch this space for occasional progress updates.  2014 is going to be a very busy year.
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First products for sale

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Locally produced living culinary herbs & salad leaves growing in 1 litre pots for longer lasting use.Some images of our first crop of potted herb and salad leaves. Cut & Come Again Lettuce, Coriander, Nasturtium, Thyme. Our labels were designed by design agency, the McAlpine partnership.
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We have lift off

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It's been a challenging start to the growing season but we are getting signs of encouragement and the first herb seeds have finally germinated.Corriander Slow Bolt
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GROW FORTH SUMMIT 2013

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Foragers Foods were pleased to attended the 2nd Local Food Summit on Saturday 16th March in the town hall, Alloa.  The event was organised by Forth Environment Link "for everyone interested in local sustainable food...whether you want to buy it, eat it, sell it, cook it or simply savour it".Despite the cold wet weather, the event was well attended by local producers and consumers alike.  There
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We've been busy

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While our planning applications are being considered (it takes a while)......we have been busy making improvements to fencing......to accommodate our small flock of "grass cutters".
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The McAlpine Partnership t/a Foragers Foods
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Balfron Station, Glasgow, G63 0NF,
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