#8 Pattinson’s Fruit – Know your greengrocer

Veg seller visit number 8 is to Pattison’s Fruit who you’ll find at Walton Street Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays 8am – 1pm. They’re at Beverley Market on Saturdays 8am – 4pm. The family business has been handed down to Lee, a fourth generation fruiterer who really knows his onions. He’s been selling fresh fruit

EMS – Cooking on a Budget

Environmental Management Services (EMS) based at the Freedom Centre on Preston Road are a community project very active in growing and cooking food with families in East Hull. One of the things they run is cooking on a budget classes. The main difference of their project has been actually getting children involved in the whole

#6 Five-a-Day – Know your greengrocer

Greengrocer’s No.6 for Hull’s “Know Your Greengrocer” is Five-a-Day on Chanterlands Avenue: a family run business, with a fresh approach. The shop is open 7-days a week and has a airy interior that’s not overcrowded. They’re very keen to minimise plastic packaging and no veg goes to waste – anything less-than-fresh goes in a basket

Know Your Greengrocer

This July as part of the Veg Cities Hull campaign, we’re visiting Hull’s hard-working greengrocers to ask them about their work keeping the people of Hull supplied with fresh vegetables! We’ll also be asking a few friendly questions about their lives as a way of introduction, if you’ve yet to visit their shop. Visit our

#5 Danny’s – Know your greengrocer

No.5 for Veg Cities Hull “Know Your Greengrocer” is Danny’s at 342 Hessle Road. Graham, Danny’s Dad, has been selling fruit & veg for 50 years. Danny took over in 2010 leaving Graham to focus on running the florist’s next door. Danny is friendly and his shop is ideal for young families with children under

The Big Lunch 2019 – Sat 1 June

TAKE PART IN THE BIG LUNCH – 1-2 JUNE 2019 The Big Lunch is about millions of people getting together to share food, have fun and get to know each other better.  It’s a simple idea – that for a few glorious hours, cars stop, shyness stops and neighbours come together in the street to

The Big Dig – 27th April 2019

The Big Dig is all about getting people involved in their local community garden. Link In 2019 Hull Food Partnership has supported 3 new or under-developed growing sites in the city to help them get their veg growing seasons started in 2019. .   The Big Dig day (Nationally: Saturday 27 April 2019) Volunteer for

Sign the Hull Food Charter

The Hull Food Charter sets 8 objectives for the city in working towards a flourishing local food system which is both healthy and fair for people and the environment.

  • A Better Food Culture
  • Increase Food Knowledge and Skills
  • Promote Healthy Food
  • Work Towards Food Equality
  • Encourage a Sustainable Food Economy
  • Develop Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Increase Food Production
  • Reduce Ecological Impact 

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