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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

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BigBarn Blog

Chicken Week: Week 36 of BigBarn’s Food & Drink Weeks

30-09-2014

The humble chicken. Without a doubt, it's the nation's favourite meat and we love it roasted, baked, poached, grilled, stir-fried, curried or glazed. We love it so much that most people seem to have forgotten about Jamie and Hugh raising awareness to the difference between free range and intensively reared.

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Squash & Pumpkin Week: Week 35 of BigBarn’s Food & Drink Weeks

22-09-2014

It's that time of year again when we get our knives at the ready and puncture our poor pumpkins with a wicked grin and a death stare.

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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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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. 535 of our members are selling their produce online, producers like Seasoned Pioneers

Seasoned Pioneers

Buy online from Seasoned Pioneers 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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