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As it turns cold and wintery what better way to warm yourself up than with a bowl of hot soup? Soup is the ultimate winter comfort food. Veg-based soups are easy and inexpensive to make and are a great way to use up leftover vegetables.
The Lord Mayor of Hull Councillor Steve Wilson hosted a luncheon at Hull’s Guildhall titled a ‘Celebration of vegetables’ with most ingredients grown within a few miles of the city centre.
Are you a veg grower who wants to highlight the hard work that goes into getting veg on our plates or a project that’s trying to encourage healthier eating? Download and share the animation to get everyone to eat more locally grown vegetables this festive season.
#EatThemToDefeatThem will be back in 2020 only bigger and better. Find out how you can join the campaign.
Food Durham organized a number of Pumpkin Rescue activities this Autumn working in collaboration with HUBBUB, Feedback’s Gleaning Network, a local farm and local groups organizing carving events, aimed at reducing food waste by encourage everyone to turn carvings and leftover pumpkins into delicious meals.
Hundreds of students and their parents were welcomed back to Durham for the new academic year by a veg takeover of the Farmer’s Market in the city centre.
Lavender Place Community Gardens produced over 130 kg of vegetables worth over £740 and enough to produce 1,600 meals. And they are still harvesting!
Top chefs from businesses around Brighton and Hove came together to take part in an exciting cook-off at Brighton's Community Kitchen. The Veg City Challenge, a competition run by Brighton & Hove Food Partnership, was launched to create a winning veg-packed grab-n-go recipe that will be trialled in secondary schools across the city, with the aim of getting teens to eat more veg.
Following training sessions to support community food growing in January as part of the Veg Cities Hull, Constable Community Allotment ran a successful veg box scheme from July to September.
After a successful run in 2018, Chef's Challenge was back to Glasgow to celebrate the amazing local chefs and food growers.