Plant stall at the June Fair – Sunday 14th June 2015

June Fair stall
 
June Fair
Sunday 14th June 2015
From 9.30am to 3pm

Huddersfield Open Market
Brook Street, Huddersfield HD1 1RX

We’ll have a plant stall at the Rotary Club’s June Fair on Sunday 14th June. We’ll have a selection of vegetable plants, salads, herbs and fruit on sale. Come and visit us for courgettes, squash, beans, tomatoes, herbs, lots of different greens and plenty more.

There will be around 100 stalls from dozens of community organisations and charities, including Growing Newsome and the Reading Circle. Lots to choose from, including cakes, books, plants, bric-a-brac, toys and clothes, plus refreshments, activities and music.

Also look out for Upmarket Sunday in the gardens of nearby St. Peter’s church on the same day.

 

Part of Kirklees Good Food Week.

Big Plant Swap – Saturday 16th May 2015

swapping plantsTake your pick from hundreds of plants – great for growers, super for sharers. All welcome.

Big Plant Swap
Saturday 16th May 2015
10am to 1pm

Newsome Scout Hall
Newsome Road South
Huddersfield HD4 6JJ


We have hundreds of plants for you to choose from: vegetables, salads, herbs, fruit and flowers. You’re very welcome to bring something along to swap, or you can choose some plants in exchange for a donation.

Lots more to enjoy…

Seed Swap – lots of vegetable seeds to swap or buy.

Children’s activities.

Local produce on sale.

Plant some seeds to grow on your windowsill.

Gardening for wildlife – pick up some wildflower and herb seeds from our friends at the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (Stirley Farm).

Reading Circle book stall with all sorts of books.

Good quality enviromesh on sale to protect your plants.

Tea, coffee and home made cakes.

Plant pot amnesty – please bring along your spare pots (small sizes especially & it really helps us if you can give them a quick clean first).

Tool amnesty – share any unwanted garden tools that you have.

Information about growing and sharing food in Newsome.


plant swap lunchLocal food lunch:
served 12 noon to 1pm

Enjoy a healthy lunch at Newsome Scout Hall – with recipes for you to take home. We’ll be serving a selection of tasty salads (including warm salads) from our Spring salad bar.

We ask for a small donation to cover the costs of making your lunch.

Print our poster for your venue – or share with a friend:

Big Plant Swap 2015 poster (pdf)


What happens at the Plant Swap?
Here’s a short film about Growing Newsome’s Plant Swap, made by Alistair I Macdonald at Curlew Films for Plant it Grow it Eat it.


You can see more food growing films on the Food Kirklees web site:
10 short films about food growing in Kirklees

Secret Ingredients stall at the Family Fun Day

mustard plantsFamily Fun Day
Sunday 13th July 2014
From 12 noon to 4pm
Newsome Bowling Green

We’re taking part in a Family Fun Day to help showcase a fantastic community facility right in the centre of Newsome. Come along to find out more about the Newsome Community Sports and Bowling Club, including how people of all ages can get involved.

Many people don’t know about the club, so to celebrate this hidden treasure we’ll be revealing some of our own secret ingredients. Come and see if you can identify some of the edible plants we’re growing at the moment. You’ll be surprised what you can find in Newsome.

The entrance to the green is off Church Lane, Newsome village (opposite Newsome Surgery and the Chemists).

Find out more about the Family Fun Day.

Plant stall at the June Fair – 22nd June 2014

June Fair stallJune Fair
Sunday 22nd June
10am to 3pm
Huddersfield Open Market
Brook Street, Huddersfield HD1 1RX

We’ll have a plant stall at the Rotary Club’s June Fair on Sunday 22nd June. We’ll have a selection of vegetable plants, salads, herbs and fruit on sale.

There will be around 100 stalls from dozens of community organisations and charities, including Growing Newsome and the Reading Circle.

Lots to choose from, including cakes, books, plants, bric-a-brac, toys and clothes, plus refreshments, activities and music.

Big Plant Swap – Saturday 17th May 2014

Tomato plant in potA day of activities to help you with growing and eating local food. Everyone welcome.

Big Plant Swap
Saturday 17th May 2014
10am to 1pm

Newsome Scout Hall
Newsome Road South
Huddersfield HD4 6JJ

Plants for you – we have hundreds of plants for you to choose from: vegetables, salad, herbs, fruit and flowers. You’re very welcome to bring something along to swap, or you can choose some plants in exchange for a donation.

Seed Swap – lots of vegetable seeds to swap or buy.

Children’s activities – make your own wildflower seed bombs.

Local produce on sale.

Plant some seeds to grow on your windowsill.

Love Food, Hate Waste – advice and free tools to help you cut down on food waste.

Reading Circle book stall with all sorts of books.

Tea, coffee and home made cakes.

Plant pot amnesty – please bring along your spare pots (small sizes especially).

Tool amnesty – share any unwanted garden tools that you have.

Food In Your Community update – find out the latest news from our 2014 food survey.
Basil growing in a seed tray


Local food lunch:
served from 12 noon to 1pm

Enjoy a healthy lunch at Newsome Scout Hall – with recipes for you to take home. We’ll be serving a selection of tasty salads (including warm salads) from our Spring salad bar.

Print our poster for your venue – or share with a friend:

Big Plant Swap 2014 poster (pdf)


Summer treats stall at Berry Brow carnival – 22nd June 2013

home made salad wrapBerry Brow Carnival
Saturday 22nd June from 1pm
Berry Brow Recreation Ground
off Ladyhouse Lane, Berry Brow

Come and visit our stall at the annual Berry Brow Carnival – hopefully returning to the field this time after last year’s deluge.

We’ll be celebrating Midsummer with some home grown treats for you to taste and recipes to take away.

Try your hand at assembling a tasty salad wrap. Have a look at Kim’s video from last year’s carnival if you’d like some tips:

How to make a tasty salad wrap

You can plant some salads and herbs on the day to take home and grow on your windowsill, ready for your summer salads and snacks.

We’ll also have some plants for you to choose from and anything else that we can rustle up in the meantime.

Also look out for the Reading Circle stall next door and lots of activities and other stalls around the field. We hope to see you there.

Plant Stall at the June Fair – 23rd June 2013

Growing Newsome plant stallJune Fair
Sunday 23rd June
10am to 3pm
Huddersfield Open Market
Brook Street, Huddersfield HD1 1RX

We’ll have a plant stall at the Rotary Club’s June Fair on Sunday 23rd June. We’ll have a selection of vegetable plants, salads, herbs and fruit on sale.

There will be around 100 stalls from dozens of community organisations and charities, including Growing Newsome and the Reading Circle.

Lots to choose from, including cakes, books, plants, bric-a-brac, toys and clothes, plus refreshments, activities and music.

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