‘Fern Verrow’s produce has been an essential part of my life for years and it’s a joy to now hear the whole story. This is a tender and fascinating account of an extraordinary farming life, with practical recipes that inspire and delight. This is a book to read, to cook from and to treasure.’ –Nigel Slater
‘This is an inspirational story with recipes from the simply delicious nettle soup to a fantastic elderflower cake. With photography by Tessa Traeger, it’ll be one of the most beautiful books you’ll ever own.’ –Woman & Home, 1st June 2015
‘It’s a tome to dip into, then rest your knees as you daydream of escaping to the country.’ –Delicious, 1st May 2015
Jane Scotter and Harry Astley are approaching their twentieth year at Fern Verrow. Their biodynamic approach demonstrates an unparalleled affinity with nature that yields beautiful and delicious results. Jane trained at Le Cordon Bleu Cookery School in London, before becoming co-owner of Neal’s Yard Dairy. In 1996 she bought Fern Verrow. Harry attended Pru Leith’s School of Food and Wine. He spent seven years as a chef, first in London, then in Sydney before joining Jane at the farm. Harry and Jane are now partners, both in business and in life.