Meanwood Valley Urban Farm

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is in Meanwood in Leeds. At 24 acres it is a little oasis of farm animals (chickens, donkeys, goats and horses), poly tunnels, orchards and food plots.   The entrance fee is modest (£2 for adults and 50p for children) and it has produce for sale including fresh vegetables, eggs, jams and chutney. […]

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Albania – places and edible spaces

Albania is a beautiful country. Last August I flew to Tirana, travelled on to Shkodra and then continued up the into the Albanian Alps to Kelmend province, spending a week staying in Lepusche. My interest was in the food of the region and looking for edible spaces in the cities we visited. In Shkodra we […]

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Bedford Fields Forest Garden

Bedford Fields Forest Garden Bedford Fields is one of my favourite places to spend time learning about an edible space in a city. Bedford Fields is an open access area so you can drop in whenever you want. It is a wonderful space to stop, reflect and appreciate nature in a city environment.

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Cakes, Cofee and Keralan cuisine in Leeds

  Leeds is a great place for a weekend visit. If you are travelling from London, it is just over two hours by train with Virgin Eastcoast, or there is a regular coach service with National Express and Megabus. Here are three of my favourite places to check out for food in (and around) Leeds. Tharavadu is […]

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