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Grab your essential guide to New Forest produce

Alex potter instruments uses locally sourced wood to produce unique handcrafted guitars lutes and more web

Published on Wednesday 21 February 2018

From confectioners, bakers and meat producers to craftsmen, wholesalers and bed and breakfasts, the latest New Forest Marque directory is now available.

Local produce champion wins national award

Jane overall centre receiving her national parks hero award from new forest marque operations manager claire lee left and npa chief executive alison barnes right copy

Published on Wednesday 15 November 2017

New Forest Marque Chairman Jane Overall has won National Parks Hero 2017 for her outstanding contributions to the New Forest.

Marque member is top dog at business awards

paws deli

Published on Monday 1 December 2014

New Forest Marque member Paws Deli is producing handmade pet treats of such high quality that even humans can eat them, leading to recognition from a prestigious local awards scheme.

Ancient tradition produces world class pork

Luke Parkinson

Published on Thursday 2 October 2014

The ancient New Forest tradition of pannage is producing pork to rival any in the world, thanks to the pigs’ free roaming lifestyle and diet of acorns.

Enjoy all the fun of the fair this Christmas

christmas fair

Published on Thursday 25 September 2014

Kick off the festive season with locally produced seasonal gifts, tasty hot food and wagon rides with Santa at the New Forest Christmas Fair.

Horsemeat scandal triggers local produce boom


Published on Tuesday 21 January 2014

Meat producers in the New Forest are reporting a significant increase in sales over the last year as consumers continue to buy locally, one year on from the horsemeat scandal in the UK.

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