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BigBarn is a Community Interest Company committed to reversing the anti-social trend of the UK food industry.

A trend towards the growing mass production of food and control of the market by big business and retailers, giving farmers an average of only 9p in every £1 spent on food in the supermarket.

BigBarn's mission is to reverse this trend by reconnecting consumers with their local producers, direct, or through local retailers, and encourage local trade. Giving farmers a better deal and consumers fresher, cheaper, accountable food. Read more

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BigBarn Blog

Cider Week: Week 34 of BigBarn’s Food & Drink Weeks

15-09-2014

Cider a traditional healthy British drink?

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Would you eat lab meat? BigBarn’s view.

12-09-2014

Would you eat Lab meat? Or pay more for sustainable farming?

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Apples & Pears Week: Week 33 of BigBarn’s Food & Drink Weeks

07-09-2014

Seen any English apples in the supermarket yet? Still New Zealand last time I looked. Apples & Pears Week: Healthy fresh local food

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Recommended Book: Much Ado About Mutton

07-09-2014

Mutton? No not the remains of a 10 year old sheep but a fantastic meat full of flavour and great texture.

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Feature

How Can We Protect Ourselves From The Coming Food Crisis?

A new Food price crisis is feared as erratic weather wreaks havoc on crops in the USA and around the world. Here are some ways we can protect ourselves from price hikes. Experts are already predicting a large rise in food prices as rain in this country has caused fungal disease in wheat crops, and in America, drought has reduced Corn yields leading to a sharp rise in all grain prices.

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Buy Local Online

You can buy produce online safely and securely in our Marketplace. 528 of our members are selling their produce online, producers like The Honey B Company

The Honey B Company

Buy online from The Honey B Company in BigBarn Marketplace

ABOUT US

BigBarn is a Community Interest Company committed to reversing the anti-social trend of the UK food industry.

A trend towards the growing mass production of food and control of the market by big business and retailers, giving farmers an average of only 9p in every £1 spent on food in the supermarket.

BigBarn's mission is to reverse this trend by reconnecting consumers with their local producers, direct, or through local retailers, and encourage local trade. Giving farmers a better deal and consumers fresher, cheaper, accountable food. Read more

Seasonal Recipes

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