The New Forest Marque®-The Sign Of True Local Produce

  • Lovingly Reared Animals
  • Fabulously Grown Fruit and Veg
  • Locally Caught Sensational Fish and Seafood
  • Wonderful Wines Spirits and Beers
  • Artisan Bakes, Preserves and Sweets
  • Award Winning Cheese
  • Traditional Rural Crafts

All of this produce is available through our Hospitality and Retail Members and online at individual producer’s websites.

The accreditation scheme was set up in 2004 as a way to develop and promote the production, processing and distribution of local produce from the New Forest.

New Forest Marque Scheme Boundary

 

Meet the team

Jane Overall

New Forest Marque Chairman

Jane Overall has been a member of the New Forest Marque for seven years. Jane has spent most of her life in the New Forest running several successful food-related businesses. Jane has recently retired and is busy promoting the Marque … Read More

Claire Lee

Operations Manager

Claire has lived in the New Forest since 1985. For 14 years she ran her Artisan Chutney Production business and was an active New Forest Marque member for 10 years. She has also served as a Director of the New … Read More

Debbie Copping

New Forest Marque Administator

Debbie has been providing administrative support to the New Forest Marque since 2006. Keeping member records, financial accounts, updating the website and assisting with social media are some of the ways she helps. Debbie is based in the office part … Read More

Sue Cole

Company Director

Sue has lived in Minstead since 1983. She started smallholding with a house cow and a couple of sheep in 1985 and once her 4 daughters were older she developed her interests into a business producing mainly hogget and mutton and a … Read More

Roger Marchbank

Company Director

In 1983 Roger moved to West Wellow from Southampton where he had worked for BT. He planted his vineyard there in 1987. When Roger left BT in 1996 he went into the production of English wine full time and became Chairman … Read More

Phil Marshall

Company Director

Phil worked in the New Forest for over 25 years as Countryside Manager for the National Trust. He was responsible for the National Trust acquiring Ibsley and Rockford Common and more recently in purchasing Foxbury Plantation and restoring this site … Read More

John Sanger

Company Director

John is a parish councillor in Woodgreen, where he has lived since 1982, and his three children were educated in local Forest schools. John has considerable experience representing the parish viewpoint and negotiating with local authorities, winning recognition for the parish … Read More

Catherine Shutler

Company Director

Like many others Catherine began her journey into the world of local produce purely by accident. In a quest to become more self-sufficient she became the proud owner of three goats, and lots of excess goat’s milk. Following much processing … Read More

Rebecca Wade

Company Director

Rebecca Wade is passionate about supporting small local businesses. She recently set up her own digital marketing company Purple Dog after witnessing too many of her friends being misguided by other digital marketing companies and ending up with a website … Read More

Paul Walton

Board Director

Paul’s role is to lead the National Park Authority’s work in conserving the landscapes and habitats of the National Park and foster a healthy local economy that can sustain the Park’s special qualities. Paul has considerable experience of working in … Read More