The Grow Your Own Show

Sat, Apr 16, 2011

Grow your own, Allotments

To capitalis on the interest in growing veggies there is  a new event, The Grow Your Own Show which takes place on 1st/2nd May in Guildford.

“The Grow Your Own Show is totally, passionately and exclusively focused on cultivating, cooking and eating homegrown, local and organic produce,” says Event Director Diane Clifford.

“Our tag line of “Grow It. Cook It. Eat It” sums up our proposition completely. This show is focused on growing your own fruit and vegetables and then on enjoying them – it is absolutely not a general gardening show, nor a flower show, nor a country fair,” she adds. “We believe growing your own is a fun activity for the whole family and that our visitors will have a thoroughly enjoyable day out”.

The event is supported by The National Trust which has backed a number of campaigns in support of home grown and locally sourced produce. Richard Saville, Chairman of The National Trust South East Food Group said: “ We are delighted to support this exciting new show. The Grow Your Own Show comes at an ideal time where more and more people want to grow, harvest and eat their own local and seasonal food.”

The event is also supported by the National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners, will are working closely with the Soil Association and who are also affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society.

http://thegrowyourownshow.co.uk/

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