In Berkshire the desire for locally
produced food and drink to be available in towns and
villages is more evident than ever. People are using the
community planning processes to say they want to buy and
enjoy more local food close to where they live and work.
More local shops and village stores are selling locally
produced food. Food markets are springing up in village
halls and independent garden centres to meet this demand and
create economic benefits for the hosting outlet.
The availability of local produce, healthy
eating, and economic sustainability of local producers are
all key elements of strategic agendas for Berkshire’s local