Safeguarding the future of our planet has always been one of our biggest drivers at Daylesford and we are constantly striving to be as sustainable as we can in everything that we do. Individual efforts, even making the smallest changes to our habits and choices can lead to real change on a wide scale.
I am delighted to share our new eBook for January, which brings together wellbeing philosophies from our organic farm at Daylesford, and the holistic Haybarn Spa at Bamford.
I have practiced yoga and meditation since I was very young – for me there is no better way to prepare the body and the mind for the day ahead.
There are few things more important in life than good health and wellbeing, and yet so often these areas are neglected. On Monday 11th September we shall be meeting at our Notting Hill farmshop to talk about different ways to achieve a healthy balance in life.
As we celebrate the notion of togetherness, time, nourishment and warmth this season, we thought we would share with you some of our most cherished soup and broth recipes for comfort.
The beginning of the year offers an opportunity to reset, rebalance and restore. This year we look towards a strengthened commitment to the relationship between our body and mind.
I am so happy to announce the opening of our first Bamford Haybarn Spa in America. The beautiful spa is set within 1 Hotel South Beach in Miami – a hotel that I have long admired and which shares our love for nature and understanding of sustainable luxury and design.
Nicki Jackson is a fantastic mindfulness teacher, whose workshops can help you lead a calmer, more peaceful life.
I am so happy to announce that our new Home and Garden Room has opened at the farm.
Yoga has always been an important part of my life and I think there is no better way start the day than with a gentle session of yoga and meditation.
Summer is drawing to an end and we are now approaching the Autumn Equinox.
Bamford is teaming up with the rainforest spa Kamalaya for two very special days of enlightenment, meditation, relaxation and enrichment at the Haybarn spa in the Cotswolds.
Green juices are a great way to start the day, helping to cleanse the body and boost the mind.
Join us at our Bamford Haybarn Spa on July 22nd for a day of Pilates, rejuvenating treatments and nourishing, organic food with instructor and lifestyle blogger Lottie Murphy.
Amy Chaplin is a vegetarian chef who is inspired by nature and the healing benefits of whole food ingredients.
Wild Garlic is one of my favourite foraged ingredients and something that I love to pick up on my daily walks with the dogs.
Founder of Honestly Healthy, Natasha is known for her celebration of wholesome and nourishing vegetarian ingredients, all based on Alkaline food principles.
This is a marriage of Queen of Puddings.
I have collected cookbooks for many years now and finding new ones to add to my collection always gives me great joy.
I am so happy to announce that our newly refurbished pizza bar, The Old Spot, will be opening on Friday 15th April at our Kingham farm.
Fenwick on Bond Street is one of my favourite department stores, both for its eclectic mix of independent fashion brands and its excellent beauty hall.
I was so happy to read a new study published today, which shows that organic meat and dairy products contain around 50% more nutritionally beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than non-organic.
Treat yourself and your loved one this Valentines Day to a relaxing, romantic weekend getaway at Daylesford farm.
Find the perfect present for your Valentines this year with Bamford’s selection of special gifts.
Julie Montagu is hosting a special health retreat at the farm in Kingham, which combines her love of nutrient dense food with strengthening yoga sessions.
I have always believed that good health comes from within, and our farmshops are now full of gut-friendly foods that balance and heal from the inside out.
Join us at the farm on Saturday 16th January for our Health & Wellbeing Open Day, from 9am – 6pm.
This January The Cookery School is focusing on gut friendly food with a great line up of health based classes, from how to make the perfect bone broth to cooking for the family without dairy, gluten and added sugar.
This is a great detox broth that really feels as though it is doing you good. It’s the perfect recipe for this time of year, when you need something warm and comforting to stave off the cold.
Kickstart healthy eating habits this new year and give your body a chance to repair and rejuvenate by taking a break from processing food with Daylesford’s 1 and 3 day organic cold-press juice cleanses.
Nature lies at the heart of Bamford and these beauty gifts would make an indulging gift for family or friends.
As the nights get longer and the temperature drops, it is especially important to look after your health and make sure that your immune system is boosted in preparation for winter.
This autumnal tart can be made with cavolo nero as an alternative to kale if you prefer, or even spinach.
Truffles are one of Autumn’s delights and I always look forward to the first truffles of the season.
This October sees the return of Wellness Week at the Cookery School, with the focus on healthy cooking for the family and children.
Bamford’s Autumn/Winter 2015 collection is now in store and our beautiful new journal has just arrived.
Jamie Oliver has declared war on sugar and it’s a campaign that I wholeheartedly support. Here at Daylesford we promote healthy eating, real food with low or no sugar content and always truthful labelling on all our products. Sadly, the same cannot be said for the majority of other food companies.
There are times in our lives when we all need some support and guidance to help us find the way forward.
James and Christiane Duigan are the husband and wife team behind Clean & Lean – the holistic philosophy that is all about mindful eating and fresh organic food.
Madeleine Shaw will be hosting Daylesford’s next Eat to be healthy Supper Club at our Pimlico farmshop café on 23rd June.
I have always believed that the future of good, healthy food lies with our children and so I was interested to read about Jamie Oliver’s new Food Revolution campaign, which is fighting for better food education in schools.
Amelia Freer is a fantastic nutritional therapist whose new book, Eat, Nourish, Glow, I am particularly enjoying.
I love to follow what is going on in the food world and find that social media is a great way to keep up-to-date on new cook books, trends, restaurant openings and food blogs.
Nurturing your body is as much about what you drink as what you eat and we all know how important it is to stay hydrated.
One of my favourite ways to unwind on a dark January evening is to treat myself to a spa at home…
A great way to kick start the day, this wholesome chia breakfast bowl is best prepared the evening before and left to soak overnight in the fridge
The Bamford sale is now on, with a 30 per cent discount being offered on many items in store and online. Here are some of my favourite pieces from the collection.
Celebrity yoga teacher and health coach Jo Arthur is returning to the Haybarn this January to hold two special detox retreat days. Her detox retreats will be held at the Haybarn on January 17 and 18 and will start with a welcome juice followed by power yoga and an organic liquid lunch.
At Daylesford, we’re all about sustainable health. Eating to be healthy doesn’t have to mean cutting out food groups or restricting yourself. Nourish yourself with the best quality organic produce you can find
With just over a week to go until Christmas, here is my pick of Christmas gifts from some of our brands.
Bamford has opened a pop-up shop in the most British of department stores – the iconic Fortnum and Mason.
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