Show Notes: Episode 53 – Andrew Parry Norton & The New Forest Marque

Andrew has what he describes as a ‘bit of a love affair’ for his cows. An incredibly proud-to-be commoner living in one of the most beautiful spots in the UK – The New Forest. This week he teaches us not only a bit of geography on how the New Forest came, but how the animals contribute to keeping it healthy, suitable for the public to go and visit as well as a bit of history surrounding William the Conqueror and rights surround the commoner culture…

Show Notes: Episode 49 – Rob Wilson & Toast Ale

When it comes to Rob Wilson, he’s got nothing to hide. In this weeks episode, Rob chats to us not only about his journey and successful brewing business that uses bread that would otherwise go to waste… Did you know that 44% of the bread we eat goes to waste? But he also tells us, in detail, about the rocky road it took to get there. A man with a mission, and the kindest of hearts, to have brewed a billion pieces of surplus bread by 2035.

Show Notes: Episode 48 – James Mansfield and Field & Flower

The importance of eating higher quality meat in smaller quantities has came to light alongside the growth of sustainability in the hospitality industry over the past few years. James Mansfield forms a big part of this change and step in the right direction. From serving the Spice Girls in The Ivy Restaurant to slicing up meat sourced from sustainable farmers, James has always been a fan of food. This week he teaches us just why he and his business partner are creating their very own set of accreditation for the farmers they use – and how Field and Flower are small, but a successful and beautiful business model that will hopefully change the way we eat meat for the future.

Show Notes: Episode 47 – Griff Holland and Friska

Griff Holland is the co-founder of the deliciously different group of fast-food restaurants, Friska. Griff had a vision, one that he just couldn’t get out of his head even when on his travels post-uni. Then, he met Ed, and who helped him not only better his vision, but make it REAL. In this episode, Griff in apologetically himself – guaranteed to make you smile. Let him talk to you about how his love of hospitality is simple, but huge, and the passion he has for his business is truly wonderful.