The Juiciest and the Best

My father spent much of his life as a farmer and farrier, but in his later working life he worked in a green fruit warehouse for what we now know as the Coop. One of my childhood memories in the 1950s and early 1960s was dad arriving home from work each Saturday lunchtime with two … Continue reading The Juiciest and the Best

The Lesson of Our Food

The custom of celebrating the harvest in church is quite recent: about 170 years old.  As far as we can tell, it was an invention of Parson Hawker, Vicar of Morwenstow, in north Cornwall.  In 1843 he invited farmers and their workers into church to give thanks for the richness of the harvest.  Before then, … Continue reading The Lesson of Our Food

From the Chapel – March 2023

 (Welshampton Methodists) Welshampton Methodists have, with the support of the Parish Hall Committee, arranged some Saturday morning Coffee Mornings, to enable local people to pop in for a drink, have a chat, and also support us in sending food and money gifts to the Food Bank. We held the first Coffee Morning on 11th February, … Continue reading From the Chapel – March 2023