08.31.04 Sting & Trudie's organic food...


In August, Sting and Trudie started to provide organic food grown at Lake House through a local farm shop. Customers at The Old Forge Farm Shop in Berwick St James can now buy pesticide-free vegetables such as garlic, tomatoes, beans, onions, potatoes, aubergines and a host of other organic vegetables all reared naturally on the banks of the River Avon. The Old Forge Farm Shop is the perfect commercial outlet for the produce as it was short-listed for Best Small Retailer by the BBC Radio 4 Food Programme.
The 52-year old rocker has been at the top of the music industry for over two decades. There are few other songwriters who've composed as many hits, or croon as beautifully as Sting. Born Gordon Matthew Sumner, Sting grew up in a rough neighborhood in Northern England. He says he always loved music and dabbled in it a bit, but it was the formation of "The Police" in 1977 that changed his life forever.The group was considered one of the most progressive and sophisticated of its time...
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