Seed Swap and Potato Day – Saturday 7th March 2015

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Seed Swap and
Potato Day

Saturday 7th March 2015
10am to 1pm

Newsome Scout Hall
Newsome Road South
Huddersfield HD4 6JJ

Huddersfield Potato Day – choose from 30 different types of seed potato, including popular easy-to-grow varieties and some more unusual types. All seed potatoes are 20p each or £2 per dozen (pick and mix).
Potato picker – full list of our 2015 potato varieties (pdf)

Seeds galore – We’ll also have vegetable and salad seeds, sprouted garlic, onion sets and shallots on offer. You can either swap, or pick up some seeds in exchange for a small donation. Try our seed starter packs – ideal for growing in small spaces.

Recipe Corner – Please bring along your recipes and pics for a chance to be featured in the first Growing Newsome Recipe Book.

Activities – Seed planting and crafts for kids.

Local food – Jam, pickles, chutney etc. made from fruit and veg grown in Newsome.

Books – Reading Circle book stall with all sorts of books.

Refreshments – Tea, coffee and home made cakes available all day.

Potato Guide – Find out more about those weird and wonderful potato varieties by picking up a copy of Alan Romans’ Guide to Seed Potato Varieties.

Local food research – Find out what we’ve learned about food in our community through our research projects.

Help with growing – Please ask for advice.

Protect your plants – Low-cost, good quality plant protection materials on sale.

Plant pot & jam jar amnesty – Bring along your spare small plant pots or small jam jars (1Ib or less).


Join us for lunch:
served from 12 noon to 1pm

Enjoy a warming cooked lunch, including fruit pudding, with some local ingredients.

Free admission. All welcome.

Seed Swap 2015 leaflet (pdf)
Huddersfield Potato Day leaflet (pdf)
WYOGOrganised by Growing Newsome

Our special thanks to the
West Yorkshire Organic Group
for supporting our Potato Day.

 

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