Poultry Farmers of the Peak District National Park

 

"Meringue is on the menu next week… we’re going to need 120 extra eggs”.

We take a trip to visit our regular supplier, Joanne, who is situated on a small hill-farm which predominantly produces beef and lamb, based at the foot of Kinder Scout in the Peak District. Because of the small-scale nature of the producers that we select, regular changes to the menu necessitates a network of local suppliers.  
Joanne provides us with a list of other farmers in the area also producing free-range eggs.

 This takes us to a variety of secluded farms dotted around the Derbyshire landscape, where we meet with several suppliers. One of whom lends us an incubator and half a dozen fertilised eggs...