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May 13 2024

Behind the Scenes: Hollyhock Flock

As part of the New Forest National Park Authority’s “Behind the Scenes” campaign, we met up with one of our fantastic members, Sue Cole, to find out about the work she does here in the New Forest. Having been the caretaker of Hollyhock farm for nearly 40 years, Sue knows a thing or two about…

May 7 2024

Behind the Scenes: Ewelina’s Home Pantry

As part of the New Forest National Park Authority’s “Behind the Scenes” campaign, we met up with one of our fantastic members, Ewelina, to find out about the work she does here in the New Forest. Twelve years ago, Ewelina was living in Poland and working happily as a teacher when disaster struck. Diagnosed with…

Apr 29 2024

Behind the Scenes: Sandra Binney Art

As part of the New Forest National Park Authority’s “Behind the Scenes” campaign, we met up with one of our talented Inspired members, Sandra Binney, to find out about the work she does here in the New Forest. Sandra is a New Forest based artist with a background in graphic design. After attending an arts…

Apr 22 2024

Behind the Scenes: Dickie’s Dribble

As part of the New Forest National Park Authority’s “Behind the Scenes” campaign, we met up with one of our brilliant members, Richard Frampton (affectionately known as Dickie), to find out about the work he does here in the New Forest. Having never been one to shy away from a challenge, Dickie set himself a…

Apr 8 2024

Talented local artists join the New Forest Marque Inspired

At the end of last year, we launched a brand new category of the New Forest Marque for local artists and craftspeople. The New Forest Marque Inspired is open to people who live in the New Forest, predominantly trade within the New Forest, and create authentic and original arts or crafts inspired by the beauty of the…

Apr 4 2024

Celebrating 20 years of the New Forest Marque

This year marks 20 years since the New Forest Marque was first launched. Over the last two decades, the scheme, which started out as “Forest Friendly Farming”, has supported hundreds of local businesses, independent producers, and talented craftspeople to do what they do best – provide for their communities. The distinctive New Forest Marque logo…

Mar 25 2024

The New Forest Marque welcomes latest member: OFM Agriculture

We’re delighted to welcome our latest member, OFM Agriculture, to the New Forest Marque. Their beautiful heard of Dexter cattle graze on conservation ground across the New Forest all year round. Bred for meat and breeding, they play an important part in the local area’s food production system. OFM Agriculture join more than 160 members…

Mar 4 2024

The New Forest Marque welcomes latest member Garden Vodka

We’re thrilled to welcome our latest member, Garden Vodka, to the New Forest Marque. Their hand-crafted vodka is inspired by the quintessential English country garden, produced in small batches from ripe, juicy strawberries grown in the historic New Forest, Hampshire. What truly sets Garden Vodka apart is their innovative approach to reducing waste and utilising…

Feb 20 2024

Master Builder’s House joins the New Forest Marque

We’re pleased to welcome our latest retail and hospitality member, Master Builder’s House, to the New Forest Marque. A hotel, restaurant and pub with 26 rooms and a holiday cottage on Buckler’s Hard – Master Builder’s House serves expertly-crafted drinks and hard-to-resist dishes using the best seasonal ingredients from local suppliers based across the New…