Rosie’s Diary: Part 2

Rosie’s Diary: Part 2

It’s been a busy and beautiful month here at Gorgate Farm. Whilst our berries are currently green and growing well as we head towards summer, I’ve been working on some extremely exciting biodiversity projects, which will help us now and even more so in the future.  As...

Dash Water: A sparkling journey to reducing food waste

Dash Water: A sparkling journey to reducing food waste

Here at the Blackcurrant Foundation, sustainability is at the heart of what we do. As a collection of growers, our aim is to leave the land as we found it by using a range of methods to sustainably grow our crop of over 13,000 blackcurrants every year, minimising...

Rosie’s Diary

Rosie’s Diary

Hi, I’m Rosie!  I’m a second-generation blackcurrant grower from Norfolk who came back to my family’s farm in 2018 after six years in the city, and am about to embark on my second ever harvest. This season, I will be documenting my journey as I establish my Whole Farm...

Lime and Blackcurrant Cheesecake

Lime and Blackcurrant Cheesecake

A fresh and zesty dessert sure to impress!Serves: 10Preparation time: 30 minsCooking time: 1 hour and 5 minsIngredients:150g blackcurrants275g caster sugar175g hobnob biscuits60g unsalted butter, meltedZest of 1 limeJuice of 2 limes600g cream cheese, softened175ml...