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14 January 2019

Up to 24 million slices of bread are wasted every day in UK, contributing to £800 worth of food being thrown away by the average household in UK every year. North London Waste Authority has commissioned Keep Britain Tidy to hold some free events across north London to help residents avoid bread waste and save money.

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17 May 2018

Some 2,500 people visited the first ever Forty Hall farmers' market on Sunday 13th May

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21 February 2018

London's (probably the UK's?) only authentic Czech brewery has outgrown its premises in Bowes Park and is moving to a new and bigger home in Tottenham.

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15 November 2017

Zdeněk Kudr and Petr Skoček outside their brewery in Whittington RoadBohem Brewery, located in Palmers Green (just - it's in the Enfield part of Whittington Road) - has added more outlets for its excellent authentic Czech-style beers. There was a time when the only place where you could drink the Bohem beers was in the street at the monthly Myddleton Road Market or at the Prince, in Trinity Road, Wood Green.  Then Bohem opened their own Tap Room, which you can visit seven.......

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14 November 2017

The latest Palmers Green Tales short film, made by Jenny Bourke and Susan Mehmet, tells the story of Old Bakery Gin.  It's filmed at the former flour store in Pymmes Mews which plumber Ian Puddick discovered had been an illegal distillery in Victorian times. As well as the high-end stockists mentioned in the film, Old Bakery Gin is now available in some local venues, including My Time in Palmers Green and the Winchmore in Winchmore Hill Road.  {youtube}cb2A1qlN66U{/youtube}.......

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13 November 2017

The vineyard says that London Sparkling Brut is perfect for Christmas drinking, but will also develop well with ageingForty Hall Vineyard has launched London Sparkling Brut 2015 - the first time a sparkling wine from the organic vineyard in Enfield has been made widely available. The 2014 vintage was declared best organic sparkling wine at the Soil Association's Best of Organic Market awards. London Sparkling Brut is made in the traditional method from the three classic champagne.......

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28 August 2017

Less than five months after opening its own Tap Room in Myddleton Road, Bowes Park's Bohem Brewery has had to install new brewing equipment to cope with demand for its authentic Czech lagers. The brewery is located in a former shop in Whittington Road.  The opening of the Tap Room in April and the resultant increase in sales meant that brewer Petr Skoček was able to give up his other job as a dustcart driver to concentrate on his real vocation.  Bohem beers are available not.......

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01 August 2017

Forty Hall Farm has announced that over the summer months it will be opening on five days a week and has posted a short film on YouTube describing the activity of its community growers. {youtube}wPGuEZo9tQM{/youtube} Starting from Wednesday 26th July, summer opening hours will be: Wednesday: 11.00 – 16.00 Thursday: 11.00 – 16.00 Friday 11.00 – 16.00 Saturday 11.00 – 16.00 Sunday 11.00 – 16.00 During visiting hours children can see animals in the barns,.......

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17 July 2017

Splendour & Sparkle will be launching "Cooking Champions" in September 2017 - cooking lessons for children with an emphasis on healthy living. Lessons will take place at Palmers Green United Reformed Church (Fox Lane/Burford Gardens) on Thursday afternoons. Times will be as follows: Preschool 2pm-3pm 5 to 9 year olds 3:15pm - 4:15pm 11 to 14 year olds 4:30pm - 6pm The hour sessions are £10 each or £8 each if you book five in advance. The hour and a half sessions are.......

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15 May 2017

On the last Sunday of May there will be a rare opportunity to taste twelve Czech wines at a venue only a few minutes away from Palmers Green. It's not widely known that the Czech Republic - famous for its beers - produces some excellent wines. If you've eaten in restaurants in Prague you will quite probably have drunk wine from Moravia, the second biggest of the "Czech Lands" (Prague is in the largest of the Czech Lands - Bohemia, the remaining "land" being Silesia, which straddles the.......

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11 April 2017

Part of Andrea Aste's Myddleton Road mural inside the TaproomLast Friday saw a further notable development in the continuing revival of Bowes Park's Myddleton Road - the opening of the nearby Bohem Brewery's own Taproom, serving beer from the UK's only Czech brewery. While both taproom and brewery are in the N22 postal district, the stretch of Whittington Road that the brewery is located in is actually on the Enfield side of the boundary with Haringey borough, so arguably part of Palmers.......

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08 August 2016

Enfield Veg. Co. have added two new pick-up points - at Millfield House (Silver Street, not far from the Cambridge Roundabout) and at Building Bloqs in Edmonton. Enfield Veg Co.- Enfield's very own veg bag scheme Enfield Veg Co. is a social enterprise based at Capel Manor's Forty Hall Farm. We run a vegetable bag scheme which delivers weekly bags of organic vegetables - much of them grown on Forty Hall Farm in Enfield. We offer three different sized bags: small (£28 per month).......

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05 February 2015

The latest addition to Green Lanes brings a touch of France to Palmers Green.  Le Grand Jour, which opened today, is the brainchild of a patissier with extensive experience working in the south of France, including Marseille and Avignon.  The name means "Broad Daylight", but also carries suggestions of "Great Day". The last business to occupy the site on the corner of Green Lanes and Devonshire Road was a betting shop with a distinctly uninviting interior.  Its replacement is a.......

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26 September 2014

The latest addition to our Community Directory is the Enfield Veg Co, whose mission is to provide us with locally grown, super-fresh organic vegetables, which it delivers once a weed to four pick-up points, one of which is in Palmers Green - Baskerville's Tea Shop.  We'll let them introduce themselves. Introducing the Enfield Veg Co. Enfield Veg Co. is a local, organic veg bag delivery scheme run by Forty Hall Farm in north Enfield. The Farm is part of Capel Manor College. When you sign.......

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26 September 2014

Enfield Veg Co. is a local, not-for-profit organic veg bag delivery scheme run by Forty Hall Farm in north Enfield, which is part of Capel Manor College. When you sign up to become a member, you receive a weekly supply of fresh seasonal vegetables. Simply choose what size bag you want from the three sizes available.  Our food is super-fresh and we pride ourselves on offering produce with zero food miles.. What’s in the bags? The contents of the bags vary every week depending on.......

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