Autumn Gathering – Saturday 4th October 2014

Love local food?
There’s lots for you to enjoy at this event…
basket of vegetables, fruit and flowers

Autumn Gathering

Saturday 4th October 2014
10am to 1pm at

Newsome Scout Hall
Newsome Road South
Huddersfield HD4 6JJ


Jam, chutney, pickles and other goodies made from fruit, vegetables and herbs grown in Newsome.

Kids crafts – get creative by making a clay creature with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Guess the weight of the veg – win a Stirley Farm veg box.

Reading Circle book stall (with all sorts of books).

Recipes – bring along your ideas for our first Growing Newsome Recipe Book.

Produce swap – please bring along anything you’d like to share.

Tea, coffee and home made cakes available.

Food In Your Community – see the results of our community research in Newsome.

Information about local volunteering, training and activities.

Plant pot and jam jar amnesty – clean, small pots & jars (1 Ib or less) welcome.


garlicAutumn Planting:

Autumn planting vegetables for you to take home – including a selection of garlic, onions, shallots, seeds and winter greens.

Protect your plants – good quality plant protection fabric on sale by the metre.


Souper Soups:
served from 12 noon to 1pm

Enjoy a choice of seasonal soups for lunch at the Scout Hall, made with local vegetables and served with fresh bread from the Handmade Bakery in Slaithwaite, followed by a hot pudding made with local fruit.

pumpkinHow you can help:

  • Display a poster:
    Autumn Gathering 2014 (pdf)
  • Bring something along for the cake stall.
  • Bring along all the kids in your family or bring a friend.
  • Please get in touch if you’d like to come along and help out on the day.


Organised by Growing Newsome


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