Chef with plate of food

Mar 1 2022

A taste of Southern Thailand

New Forest Marque members enjoyed a live chef demonstration and tried delicious Thai food at our recent networking evening. A big thank you to Sutti Se-Upara and his staff at Anissa’s Thai Kitchen in Lyndhurst, for hosting a fantastic networking event for more than 30 people. Sutti gave a live cooking demonstration at the event…

Feb 16 2022

The ultimate half term hit list

With its ancient woodlands, open healthlands and stunning coastline, the New Forest National Park is a spectacular place to explore. Europe’s favourite national park features miles of off-road walks and cycle tracks, beautiful villages, great visitor facilities and excellent public transport links. The Forest also boasts a vibrant community with a host of local businesses…

Jan 12 2022

New Year new members

We are pleased to announce two new members of the New Forest Marque – Welcome Stores and The Buttery Restaurant. Located in the village of Brockenhurst Welcome Stores is a family business who are proud to serve communities across the New Forest by providing the best range of local and sustainable fresh food and groceries,…

Jan 5 2022

Welcome to new member Moody Cow Farm Shop

The New Forest Marque are pleased to welcome the Moody Cow Farm Shop as our latest new member. Located near Ringwood the farm shop offers produce made in house by their chef, with produce supplied from farms and producers in the New Forest. They also stock lots of other local produce as well as serving…

Dec 20 2021

The wonderful world of propagation

From sandpapering seeds to dealing with plant pests, we learned a lot about the wonderful world of propagation at our recent Marque networking event. Held at Mabel’s café at Shallowmead Nurseries, the event featured Shallowmead’s propagation manager Kate Brady giving a talk to more than 40 attendees. Shallowmead is an independent, family-run nursery on the…
Eling Tide Mill

Dec 15 2021

Eling Tide Mill has a vacancy for a Miller

The Eling Experience is a visitor attraction featuring the unique and historic Eling Tide Mill. We currently  have a rare opportunity for the post of MILLER Wednesday – Sunday (plus some Mondays, Tuesdays, Bank Holidays and evenings) Salary – scp – 18-21, Band 3 – £20,092 – £21,748 (Pro-rata) An extremely flexible approach is needed…
Log and berries

Dec 10 2021

Have a Forest-friendly festive season

It’s easy to go green this Christmas thanks to the fabulous food, drink and gifts available on our doorstep in the New Forest. Buying local supports the New Forest community while reducing the environmental impact of transporting products long distances. Not only is it better for the planet, but when food has travelled less miles…
Everton Nurseries

Dec 9 2021

Everton Nurseries joins the New Forest Marque

We are pleased to announce that Everton Nurseries has become a member of the New Forest Marque. Based in Everton near Lymington, Everton Nurseries is an independent family owned Garden Centre incorporating Camellias restaurant. They offer a wide range of plants, gifts, garden furniture and anything your garden may need! Their friendly and knowledgeable staff…

Dec 7 2021

Congratulations to our members who won awards at this years Brilliance in Business Awards

The 2021 Brilliance in Business Awards ceremony was held on Thursday 2 December 2021 at Brockenhurst College. 18 New Forest Marque members were nominated for awards and 8 members were winners in different categories. This is a wonderful achievement for our members and shows the support for local produce and businesses in the New Forest.…