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craftsmanship

PurFruit “pick your own” garden

The concept of “pick your own” farms – harvest, weigh and pay yourself – already exists in Anglo-Saxon countries for some time. In Belgium however, it is not a well known concept yet. Purfruit in Oeselgem was born about 17 years ago and was one of the first places in our country where you can harvest fruit yourself. We paid Bart Van Parijs and Nele Deweirdt, who give their hearts and souls for ‘Purfruit‘ and ‘Bio Van Bij Ons‘ a visit. Read more

Butcher Atelier Millevaches

‘t Eilandje in Antwerp has yet another special shop to add to the list. At butcher Atelier Millevaches the carcasses are left to cure in the display window. A lot of passers-by stop spontaneously to get a closer look, because you have to admit, it’s not something you see every day. The reactions from the public are quite different to say the least. Some find it distasteful and inappropriate, others find it artistic, authentic and beautiful. Although the opinions on the carcasses differ, Millevaches‘ vision is clear: quality above quantity.   Read more