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Simply Christmas markets deliver Christmas spirit

Date: 21/12/2018

The Simply Christmas markets have been hailed as ‘the best markets yet’ by visitors that flocked to the Royal Square for the event. For two long weekends, Genuine Jersey and Simply Christmas joined forces to deliver the Island’s largest ever artisan and producers markets, celebrating local talent an…

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Simply Christmas and Genuine Jersey join forces for Island’s largest Christmas markets

Date: 28/11/2018

Simply Christmas and Genuine Jersey have joined forces this winter to deliver the Island’s largest ever Christmas markets. The markets which will be held across two long weekends in December under the Simply Christmas name, will look to celebrate local artisans and producers whilst delivering festiv…

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Gift ideas from... Genuine Jersey

Date: 21/11/2018

The numbers below refer to the number on the image published in the Gallery Gorgeous Gift Guide winter '18 edition - the links below will take you through to the producers page on this web site.  If you would like any further information please email 1             Jane James …

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TV personality pays local farm a visit

Date: 26/10/2018

Good Morning Britain celebrity Andi Peters was in Jersey last week to feature the amazing pumpkins of Manor Farm on national television. The television producer and presenter spent a morning with Genuine Jersey farmers Christine and Didier Hellio, exploring the huge range of pumpkins available for H…

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Genuine Jersey members win Great Taste Awards

Date: 06/08/2018

A record number of Genuine Jersey members have walked away with star ratings from this year’s Great Taste Awards. The produce of four local businesses has been recognised with a gold star rating from the world’s largest and most trusted food and drink awards. Known as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world…

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Four friends launch a local tea company

Date: 02/08/2018

A home-grown tea business, started by four friends, is being launched at the end of the summer. The Jersey Tea Company will sell handcrafted whole leaf tea that has been grown and processed all on Island. Since its incorporation in 2017, the Company has been busy researching and developing their pro…

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Manor Farm selected for Countryfile anniversary exhibition

Date: 30/07/2018

Christine and Didier Hellio of Manor Farm have been invited by BBC’s Countryfile to exhibit their Jersey Royal potatoes as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations. The Hellios will join over 700 exhibitors for a live showcase at Blenheim Palace which will feature food, craft and luxury produce in…

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Genuinely Local By Bethan Watkins

Date: 20/07/2018

I was delighted to have the support of Genuine Jersey for my upcoming Eat Local Food Challenge which is running for a week on 13th – 19th August. Eating and drinking only local produce for one week isn’t as hard as you may think thanks to an abundance of skilled local producers. I’ve explored how Ge…

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Woodturner honoured by London master craftsmen

Date: 18/07/2018

Genuine Jersey member Martin Cotillard has been accepted onto the prestigious Register of Turners, joining a select group of master craftsmen. The Register is composed of turners who offer a service of professional quality to the public, and whose work, prior to admission, has been approved by comp…

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The Genuine Article

Date: 13/07/2018

Genuine Jersey will be shining a light on its members for the month of August, with a social media campaign inviting Islanders to get to know the people behind the businesses a little better. Farmers, bakers, growers, fisherman, artisans and craftsmen will be furiously hashtagging and perfecting the…

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Genuine Jersey attracts new talent to the association

Date: 29/06/2018

The Island’s largest community of artisans, producers and craftsmen is proud to announce the further expansion of their membership, with several new local businesses having joined their fold. Kirsty Garcia, Laura Smillie and Wonderlands are just a few of the new members which will now bear the Genui…

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Jersey artist showcased at world's largest aviation art exhibition

Date: 15/05/2018

Genuine Jersey artist Stephen Davies has successfully submitted two framed drawings to the annual ‘Aviation Paintings of the Year’ exhibition held by the Guild of Aviation Artists. This will be Stephen's 5th successful submission to the exhibition since 2011. Stephen's work will be displayed with ov…

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Schools are potato champs of growing competition

Date: 03/05/2018

The annual Genuine Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition concluded today [3rd May] with the results being revealed at the Grand Weigh-In event held at St Mary’s Parish hall. Turbulent weather and a colder start to the year may have hampered the size of entrants’ crops, but it did little to dampen …

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Genuine Jersey markets return to St Aubin this weekend

Date: 11/04/2018

The celebrated Islands’ Genuine Jersey Markets return to St Aubin on Saturday, offering visitors and locals a variety of local crafts, produce and entertainment.   The artisans’ markets, which are sponsored by insurance company Islands will feature some of Jersey’s most talented producers, artist…

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Jersey Jewellery designer receives high praise from Dragon Theo Paphitis

Date: 28/02/2018

Genuine Jersey jewellery designer Victoria Liddell has received a business boost from retail entrepreneur Theo Paphitis by winning a national competition through his online ‘Small Business Sunday’ initiative. Victoria met the famous Dragon and went to a networking event in the UK to learn from fello…

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Genuine Jersey launch potato growing competition

Date: 01/02/2018

Jersey school children, media, constables and Women’s Institute branches will be getting their green fingers at the ready as they prepare for the annual Genuine Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition. Thousands of local amateur growers will be battling it out, each with their own winning growth for…

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