The Barrie Hill Farms Gift basket brings togeher all the things we have come to love about the Farm.
The basket, which you can keep and reuse for years, includes all three of our crop jams, (Strawberry Blueberry and Raspberry), our finest 3L Apple Cider freshly pressed right here at the farm using our own Apples from our orchard, our 1 litre Liquid Honey from the hard working bees, and a 1 litre jar of our BHF Pickled Asparagus.
Local food can be better for your health for a few reasons. To begin with, local foods often retain more nutrients. Local produce is allowed to ripen naturally, while food that travels long distances is often picked before it’s ripe. And food picked fresh and in season doesn’t have far to travel before being sold!
But what is “local” food? How big of an impact does eating local food have on your health and the planet? And why is it important to know more about where your food comes from? Keep reading here.