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Two weekends of Christmas markets to hit the centre of town

Date: 12/11/2019

The Genuine Jersey Simply Christmas markets, which bring quality local products and festive cheer to the heart of St Helier, are set to be bigger and better for their second year. Over 60 local producers, crafts people and artists will be showcasing their work in the Royal Square over two four-day …

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Cookery competition celebrates the best of Jersey

Date: 30/10/2019

Results are in after another successful year at the JCG Genuine Jersey Skills for Life cookery competition, which celebrates talent among local amateur chefs and Jersey produce.   The week-long competition saw over 100 students from Les Quennevais, Grainville, Victoria College, Le Rocquier and JCG …

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Jersey goat’s cheese named among the best in the world

Date: 24/10/2019

Jerriaise D’or’s Fluffy Fuhka goat’s cheese was named in the top 84 best cheeses in the world at the World Cheese Awards 2019. The cheese was selected from 3,804 entries and achieved a coveted Super Gold Award.  With entries representing 42 nations from six continents at the 32nd World Cheese Award…

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JCG Invites Amateur Chefs to Compete

Date: 30/09/2019

The JCG/Genuine Jersey ‘Skills for Life’ cookery competition is searching out Jersey’s best amateur chefs this October. Students from all of the island’s secondary schools will participate, and this year will also see the return of  the adult cooking contest. Adult entrants are being asked to creat…

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Jerriaise D’or Goat Farm is among the Great Taste winners of 2019

Date: 02/08/2019

Jerriaise D’or’s goats cheese has received a 2-star rating in this year’s prestigious Great Taste Awards. The world’s most coveted food and drinks award singled out the Fluffy Fuhka cheese from the St Ouen’s Farm, dubbing it ‘beyond delicious!’ 12,772 products were sent in to the Great Taste Awards…

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Pots, pebbles and pupcakes get the Genuine Jersey seal of approval

Date: 19/07/2019

The diversity of Genuine Jersey has been further boosted with the addition of five new members bringing a range of talents and produce to Jersey’s largest community of local artisans, producers, growers and creatives. Three local artists, Claire Haithwaite, Janet Conneely and Jo Logue now have the …

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Art Not Ash

Date: 16/07/2019

A new exhibition called ‘Shipwrecked’ opens this weekend at Jane James Studio & Gallery at 20 Commercial Buildings, St Helier. The exhibition that coincides with the 10 year anniversary of Genuine Jersey Member Jane James Ceramics centres around a 22ft classic sailing yacht called ‘Ranzo’ that …

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Summer soup scoops top prize in Genuine Jersey competition

Date: 09/07/2019

Genuine Jersey has announced the winner of its “What’s on my plate?” competition, with a photo of a simple bowl of summer soup stealing the top prize. Pearl Cochrane (31) was awarded a £100 voucher to El Tico for her celebration of local produce, which she made into a spicy minestrone vegetable brot…

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Ten years of Genuine success

Date: 31/05/2019

Genuine Jersey and Islands are celebrating a successful ten year partnership this year. Drawing on each other's knowledge and expertise, the partnership has supported 100’s of local businesses to grow and thrive over the past decade and look optimistically into the future. Islands first provided it…

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Genuine Jersey ask islanders, ‘what’s on your plate?’

Date: 29/05/2019

Genuine Jersey is delighted to launch a social media campaign for the month of June encouraging islanders to question what’s on their plate and where their produce came from. The campaign asks people to upload photos of their food, either homemade or purchased, to celebrate locally available produce…

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Record breaking results for potato growing competition

Date: 28/05/2019

Results are in for the 2019 Genuine Jersey potato growing competition sponsored by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society and have produced the most successful yields on record since the event started in 2006. Spirits were high during the al-fresco weigh in at St Ouen’s Parish Hall, where record …

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Genuine Jersey markets return to St Aubin this weekend

Date: 07/05/2019

The celebrated Islands’ Genuine Jersey Markets will return to St Aubin this weekend, offering visitors a variety of local crafts, produce and entertainment. The artisans’ markets, which are sponsored by Islands will provide shoppers with the unique opportunity to explore the very best talented prod…

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Classic Herd launches milk vending machine

Date: 15/04/2019

Classic Herd are proud to announce the launch of Jersey’s first milk vending machine at their St Peter farm. The machine delivers whole pasteurised unhomogenised cow’s milk, inviting customers to bring along a reusable vessel in an effort to cut down on waste and plastic packaging.   The vending …

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Simply Spring arrives at Royal Square

Date: 01/04/2019

Jersey’s outdoor events calendar gets off to a tremendous start with the Simply Spring market launching this week. The Island’s largest offering of local produce, arts and crafts will be back in the Royal Square, offering a wide selection of seasonal delights and Easter themed gifts as well as fun f…

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Genuine Jersey welcomes new artists to its community

Date: 29/03/2019

Two local artists have recently been welcomed to the Genuine Jersey community. Anita Eastwood and Catherine Highfield of Purple Panda Creations join a further 200 members as apart of Jersey’s largest community of local artisans, producers, growers and creatives. Anita Eastwood is an experienced wa…

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Co-op launch Potato Growing Competition at Rouge Bouillon

Date: 06/02/2019

The Genuine Jersey Potato Growing Competition was officially launched at schools this week, with growing kits and buckets delivered to all of the Island’s 32 primary schools. The event was marked by a special assembly at Rouge Bouillon School where competition sponsors, the Co-op, oversaw the planti…

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Buckets at the ready for the annual Potato Growing Competition!

Date: 10/01/2019

Primary school children, constables, the media, and Women’s Institute branches are preparing to sow their seed potatoes as part of the annual Genuine Jersey Royal Potato Growing Competition. The event, which is sponsored by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society, sees children and other Islanders…

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