The Hungry Gap

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What is the hungry gap? The alluring mirage of the perpetual summer, manufactured by supermarkets in the UK, means most people are unfamiliar with the dreaded “hungry gap”. But for a period of a few months, after the cabbages and kale have bolted, and before the first broad beans are ready, UK farmers are unable to grow viable veg. Fruit …

Hedges and Edges

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Winter is definitely here. A decent cold spell, some frosty crisp mornings and even some snow. This means it’s time to think about all those other winter jobs on the farm. Tree planting is one of them. Best time to plant a tree is when it’s dormant – usually between November and March. For us at Regather farm tree planting …

Goodbye 2020, hello Brexit

Rachel Regather 4 Comments

2020 has been challenging to say the least, and with lorries currently stuck and not able to travel over to France, it feels like Brexit has come early. Our wholesale suppliers are currently reporting deliveries being delayed this week. As we brace ourselves for the new year, with this blog post, we’re not trying to wade into the debate of …

Here we go again…

Rachel Regather 5 Comments

#Lockdown2 the sequel no one wanted to see! Back in the Spring Lockdown for Regather resulted in a tsunami of changes to the way we work. Bye bye events, hello big expansion of our fruit and veg box scheme. We doubled our customers in a week and there was mild panic behind the scenes as we scrambled to keep up; …

Sheffield Community Apple Pressing Juice

Launching our Community Apple Pressing 2020!

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The UK produces excellent crops of a wide variety of apples each autumn. But with so many apples being ready in one go simply scoffing them isn’t always an option. We want to make sure Sheffield’s urban apples don’t go to waste. So if you have any spare apples, just get them to us with one of the options outlined below and we’ll juice and pasteurise them! We …

Abbeydale Brewery

Now Stocking Abbeydale Brewery and Many More…

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Get Quality Local Beer In Your Box Sheffield’s Beer is home to a world leading beer scene and Regather is proud to announce a new partnership with one of the finest and most exciting Sheffield Breweries… Abbeydale Brewery! You can now get a selection of their award winning canned beer delivered direct to your home each week as part of your …

Commit to a better food system

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This week marks the launch of a new nationwide campaign to Commit to a Better Food System. As a member of the better for traders movement we’re joining the campaign. There is a better way! One of the many side effects of the current pandemic has been an extraordinary surge in demand for veg box schemes across the country.  Like …

Regather Box Scheme Update: June 2020

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Wow what a year 2020 has been so far!  Since the end of March we have gone through the single biggest upscale in our activities we’ve ever experienced. In a week, we found we’d doubled our veg box scheme from 300 per week to 600 per week. We had to close to new customers just to ensure that it was …