French food focus - June 2019

A focus on food in France. This month, veggie-boxes, a pyramid shaped goat cheese and ‘haut de gamme’ olive oil

Meet the producers

Cristina Powell has a market garden near Rochechouart in Haute-Vienne which she has been developing since 2017. “First we had to clear the land and then last year I experimented with different heritage varieties to see what would grow best here.”

She grew up on a small-holding, and always kept allotments in the UK, so knows what she’s doing. “I use heritage seeds because then you can propagate from the plants you grow.”

This year she has started selling veggie boxes. A one-person ...

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