Springtime in the Garden – WEA Course

Do you feel like trying a gardening course in 2020? The WEA in Hull are running a 10-week course. People on certain benefits might be entitled to a free course. Sow early seeds of your choice, and look at the possibilities of growing fruit trees and bushes and research how to plant them. Understand the

Happy New Year 2020

A Happy New Year 2020 from the Hull Food Partnership After a festive period when many of us might have overindulged, January is the perfect time to start new eating habits. This month, in the spirit of healthy eating, the Hull Veg City theme is nutrition and we’ll be featuring a veg-based blog in 5

Jilly’s spiced pumpkin & lentil soup

Ingredients 1 large pumpkin (seeds removed, peeled and chopped into chunks) 1 onion chopped 3 garlic cloves (sliced thinly) Thumb sized piece of ginger thinly chopped Can coconut milk 1 ltr of good vegetable stock Tbsp Mild curry powder Tbsp Bovil Tbsp Soy sauce Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar 1 tsp grated or ground nutmeg 1tsp paprika

#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