Alison makes Handmade preserves and The Seasonal Larder’s motto is grow local ~ preserve local ~ think global. Alison used to work as a business consultant specialising in sustainability but she then decided to take a more active & practical approach to the issue.
The Seasonal Larder was founded in 2011 with the key aim of maximising the use of locally grown food – the main ingredients for all their products are always grown within 50 miles of their base in LS25.
Alison sources her ingredients from a mix of commercial growers, foraging and “crop swaps with people who have grown more in their garden or allotment than they can use”. I look forward to seeing what she can create from our surplus pears this year!
My favourite product that Alison makes is her Rhubarb cordial, apparently it makes a lovely Bellini when mixed with champagne! Oh and her strawberry sauce is AMAZING! Come to Our Handmade Collective and buy it while you can!