We’ve said farewell to our stallholders and carted the straw bales back to the farm. We met some lovely makers, growers, and sellers. “It’s a really lovely village event,” said Lisa Lea from Springfield Kitchen. “Sometimes you lose that community flavour at the bigger events we do. We like coming to places where there are […]
Come to Ilmington Village Hall between 6 and 8pm to meet some of our favourite suppliers, and a few who are new to us. Look out for Swedish delicacies from Smorgas Tarta, Ceramics by Penny Varley and Granary Oils from Burmington. Fish vendor Leigh McCall has already been to Grimsby Fish Market this morning and […]
Our foxy guest on Saturday was part of a walking party covering 33 miles in aid of the Plunkett Foundation, the charity that supports community shops, cafes and pubs. They left the Fox at Loxley at 7am, arriving at Ilmington Community Café in time for well-earned refreshments. “We want to raise money for the Plunkett […]
…with the Holby City ambulance to raise awareness and funds for their trips with decommissioned NHS ambulances packed full of medical supplies to Ukraine. They will be here next Sunday 15th May so come along and talk to the volunteers who will be heading off soon.
So we went on a Fairtrade hunt, starting with coffee, chocolate and sugar, to see which brands have Fairtrade certification. We were delighted to find dozens of examples, including all Cadbury’s chocolate bars and bags, and many other familiar names – Terry’s, Mars, Lindor, Maynard, Whitaker and Haribo for instance. Look out for Clipper teas […]