Dalesman October 2013: What Todmorden Can Teach Us

Pam enjoys the scents of herbs growing along the canal towpath

Helen Johnson went to Todmorden for Dalesman Magazine, October 2013. She met Pam Warhurst, chair of regeneration agency Pennine Prospects and Incredible Edible Todmorden. Incredible Edible has revitalised the area, attracting worldwide interest. Continue Reading →

Dalesman August 2012: The Last of the Whitby Drift Netters and Maurice Atkinson’s Life in Pictures

Bob Marsden, last of the Whitby Drift net fishermen, and his boats

In the August 2012 issue of Dalesman Magazine, Helen Johnson met Whitby salmon netsman Bob Marsden, farmer turned artist Maurice Atkinson, and the founder of Galtres Festival, James Houston Continue Reading →

Dalesman July 2012 – A Feast of Old and New

Preserves made by Jane Sammells from the Yorkshire Dales recipe book

Helen Johnson visited the Dales Countryside Museum to meet food historian Jane Sammells, who was cooking traditional foods of the Dales.

She also went to Harrogate to see how the International Festival brings events to Yorkshire all year long. Continue Reading →