Go behind the food scenes at Sheffield and Peak District farms...

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Farms across the region will be opening their barn doors this weekend so people can learn about where the food they eat comes from.

Thorpe Farm in Hathersage is one of those taking part in the LEAF Open Farm Sunday on June 11.

Visitors will be able to watch cows being milked, meet calves and taste the end product in the shape of home-made ice cream.

Farmer John Marsden said: “The world of farming is often misunderstood. There is so much to discover at our farm.

“My team, family and I are proud of the work we do and really looking forward to welcoming everyone to our farm.”

Other local farms taking part include Heeley City, Loxley Valley Community Farm, Whirlow Hall Farm and Our Cow Molly Dairy Farm in Dungworth.

Herbs for junk food cafe

The garden of a pay-as-you-feel junk food cafe is being transformed this week thanks to volunteers.

Staff at M&S Crystal Peaks are working with The Real Junk Food Project to tra nsform the garden of the Steeple Corner Cafe, on, so that it can be used to grow herbs and for people to enjoy.

The project is part of National Volunteers Week, which runs until June 1.

Spirit celebrated at festival

Gin experts and some 50 varieties of the spirit will be on offer at a festival across True North venues.

The event kicks off at The British Oak in Mosborough tomorrow and Saturday June 10.

Taste of summer sushi

Japanese restaurant Koko, on Ecclesall Road, has launched a new summer menu.