March is my kick-off time for seed sowing indoors and out. The potting bench, with its gently warming propagating mat – best purchase ever – hastens germination by providing basal heat, and enables multiple seeds in modules and trays to burst through the soil.
The squeeze on global milk prices has hit UK dairy farmers hard. Suffolk’s few remaining dairy producers are also facing tough times. How are they coping and what are they doing to survive and thrive? Rachael Porter finds out
Spring has sprung . . . but there’s still a nip in the air, so why not sign up for Mena Boughey’s warming Cooking With Spices workshop Upstairs @ Lavenham Farmers’ Market on Sunday April 26, 11am – 1pm.
Volunteering overseas can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be dangerous, lonely and heartbreaking. For Hannah Earrey, from Ipswich, the difference she makes far outweighs the negatives. She talks to Tara Greaves
From the lochs and mountains of her native Scotland to the flatlands and wide skies of Suffolk was quite a leap for artist Henrietta Jordan. But she’s inspired by the landscape of her adopted county, as Georgie Russell discovers
When he can takes his gaze away from parliamentary proceedings for a day or two, there's nothing the BBC's political editor Nick Robinson loves more than escaping the cut and thrust of life at Westminster and heading for his Suffolk seaside home
She's one of our most high profile political interviewers and a keen traveller. But when she's not working, there's nothing Martha Kearney likes better than coming home to Suffolk to tend her garden and her bees, as she tells Eileen Wise