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.

Meet the team

Dan Parsons

New Forest Marque Chairman

With a background in finance Dan has set up several new companies and, with his depth of experience and knowledge, has guided and transformed businesses to evolve and prosper.  Winchester based, Dan, has a life-long passion for traditional crafts and … 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

Andrew Parry-Norton

Andrew was born and raised in The New Forest, attending local schools (and pubs!) during the 70s, Andrew spent some time working on farms in Scotland, Dorset and France to broaden his knowledge and experience, but always returning ‘home’ to … Read More

Garry Baldwin

Company Director

Garry has lived in Hampshire all his life and life-long visitor of the Forest. Prior to joining as Managing Director of the New Forest Hotel Collection (which includes four hotels – Bartley Lodge, Beaulieu Hotel, Forest Lodge and Moorhill House … 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

Kate Collinson

Company Director

Kate has lived all her 46 years in the New Forest, and the New Forest runs in her blood. She taught horse riding and worked for Ordnance Survey after university, then embarked on a 2 year round the world backpacking … Read More

Paul Walton

Company 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

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

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

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