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Sustainable Devizes – Incredible Edible

Sustainable Devizes…. Following on from the updating of our Local Food Directory we have been looking at other ways to further local food production.  The Incredible Edible Network started in Todmorden, Yorkshire, with a small group who started planting vegetables around the town allowing anyone who wanted to harvest the produce.  We have started to […]

New Supplier Aeithalis Greek Virgin Olive Oil on tap

We are William Uden and Ilias Panagiotakopoulos and we are Aeithalis. Aeithalis is the Greek word for evergreen. A name that drew its inspiration from the evergreen olive tree so beloved in the Mediterranean and beyond. Our story began in 2017. After the sad passing of Ilias’ father John, William (a Welsh puppeteer, living in […]

Devizes Food Bank – It’s not just about food

Non-Food items – essentials. It’s natural that the first thing anyone thinks to donate to a food bank is food but toiletries and hygiene products are also extremely important.The Healthy Life will be working alongside Devizes Food Bank to drop off items donated on our ‘Gift One’.Simply place your order via the website, by email […]

It’s Elderflower Time…..

Elderflower Cordial Ingredients: 2½ kg white sugar, either granulated or caster 2 unwaxed lemons 20 fresh elderflower heads, stalks trimmed 85g citric acid  Method: Put the sugar and 1.5 litres/2¾ pints water into the largest saucepan you have. Gently heat, without boiling, until the sugar has dissolved. Give it a stir every now and again. Pare the […]

Have you noticed the traditional rainbow drawing?

  I was wondering why traditionally we always draw a rainbow with the red at the top and Violet at the bottom? I know when we see one in the sky it’s this way round and we are taught the song at school. However, over the years we have also used the colours of the […]