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Planting the winning plot at RHS Hyde Hall

On 17th March, 26 children from Ivy Chimneys Primary school enjoyed planting the winning plot design of the Packed Lunch Plot Competition 2015.

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Use the Plot winners announced

Edible Essex is pleased to announce that the Ramsey Academy in Halstead has won first prize in its ‘Use the Plot’ competition.

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Edible Essex Launches New Competition

The Edible Essex project has launched the USE THE PLOT competition. Following the success of our primary school Packed Lunch Plot Competition (which featured on BBC’s Countryfile programme) we are delighted to be able to offer this new competition to secondary schools across Essex.

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Adam Henson opens Edible Essex polytunnel

Adam Henson, presenter of BBC’s Countryfile, officially opened a new polytunnel at Barleylands Farm Park last week, supplied through the Edible Essex project.

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Meet the 2014 Competition Winners

Meet the winners of the Packed Lunch Plot Competition 2014. Chipping Ongar Primary School, Riverside Primary School and Takeley Primary School.  Congratulations!

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Winners of Packed Lunch Plot Competition

Edible Essex is delighted to announce that pupils from the allotment club at Chipping Ongar Primary School have won first prize in this year’s Packed Lunch Plot Competition.

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Herbs in High Chelmer!

Edible Essex has started its ‘Public Planting’ sheme by planting a variety of herbs in the seating containers at High Chelmer Shopping Centre in Chelmsford.

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Thrifty Foraging according to Alys

Alys Fowler proved a big hit with Essex gardening enthusiast when she delivered the latest Edible Essex talk on 23rd October.

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Foraging with Charlie Stocker

The Edible Essex project staged another successful foraging session on 19th October, this  time lead by Charlie Stoclker, Essex Chef of the Year finalist for the second year running, and Masterchef: The Professionals quarterfinalist.

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Alys Fowler to talk about Thrifty Foraging

On 23rd October, Alys Fowler will be taking a fresh look at foraging, encouraging you to look closer to home, from the weeds in your garden to the trees in your street, rather than the fields and hedgerows of the countryside.

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