Winter update…

December 21 2015

With 2016 fast approaching, it’s time to reflect on what’s been going on at The British Quinoa Company since this year’s harvest was wrapped up and the quinoa safely tucked away in stores. So, here’s what we’ve been…


BBC Harvest 2015

October 15 2015

It’s an exciting night tonight! Harvest 2015 is finally going out this evening…. for which we filmed several times during the summer. We were first contacted by the BBC in Summer 2014, as they were looking to see if they could…


A busy few weeks

July 12 2015

Phew! What a busy few weeks, but where to start? 

Last week I spent a couple of days at the The Organic Research Centre, based at Wakelyns Farm in Suffolk, where I gave a talk to a number of farmers about organic quinoa…


Summer progress and organic quinoa

June 09 2015

The year so far has seemingly flown by, with so much to report!

Firstly, the quinoa growing in the field is progressing well, and it’s now well into stem extension. This is an exciting period of crop growth, when the quinoa grows…


It’s Spring!

April 13 2015

It’s the time of year I’ve been waiting for all winter, Spring has finally arrived! The snow drops have been and gone, to be replaced with a chorus of yellow daffodils. Having said that, it’s still quite cold, which means…


A new year, with new challenges

January 23 2015

It’s been quite a while since I wrote my last blog post, so I’ve decided to write a New Year overview to bring every one up to date on what we got up to at the end of 2014, and what we will be doing at the start of…


Harvest Approaches

September 30 2014

It’s that time of year again when the days are long and the weather warm. The quinoa is rapidly ripening in the field and harvest time will soon be upon us, when we will finally know if all of our work over the past six months has been…


Filming for Countryfile

September 25 2014

Several months ago we were contacted by the BBC asking if we would like to feature our quinoa on an edition of Countryfile, we couldn’t resist and jumped at the chance! So earlier this summer our farm was visited by Adam Henson, along with…