Fresh farm produce came at a premium when we lived in London. I loved an amble at trendy Borough Market, but it was a treat my bank balance could sustain only once in a blue moon. In The Chilterns, however, it’s much easier to make it a way of life. Affordable, hearty, wholesome fare is readily available, fresh from the fields that surround us.
When I saw P E Mead & Sons Farm Shop pop up on Countryfile a couple of weeks ago, it went straight to the top of the Chiltern Girl hitlist. It’s a short drive from where we live, just outside the village of Wilstone. At the first opportunity, I hopped in my little Chiltern Wagon (a Peugeot 207, which Dave would tell you I drive like the Batmobile) and off I went in search of fodder.Continue Reading