ReadingTownMeal A community POWERED EVENT 29TH SEPTEMBER 2018

A great afternoon of fun and feasting in Reading's Forbury Gardens. This event was first held in 2011, and celebrates fruit and vegetables which are grown in Reading. The food is donated by Reading growers and allotment holders and cooked by students of Reading College and served free in the Forbury Gardens.

Always Time for Tea. Tea and drinks being served by The True Food Cooperative.
Food being enjoyed on a warm afternoon.
Take Away Pizza prepared by Tinka Tots. This follows the main Town Meal which is prepared, cooked and served at the event by the students of Reading College. The 3 course meal for over 500 people always goes within the first hour of the event starting, it's so popular.
Linda's Preserves sells a variety of jams, jellies and chutneys.

A selection of cakes and drinks which are for sale on the stands supplied by the Nomad Bakery in Caversham.

The Grumpy Goat is situated in Reading’s Harris Arcade in the town centre, the Grumpy Goat, is an independent retailer of craft beer, real ale, cheese, cider, mead and small batch spirits.

Produce from Greenbroom Farm. Greenbroom Farm is a low impact agricultural co-operative with nine members, located on the Hardwick Estate in Crays Pond, South Oxfordshire. The estate has been organically run for over 30 years by it's manager Sir Julian Rose.
Reading Bee Keepers Association is a group of people interested in the promotion and preservation of the Honey Bee. If anyone would like to know more about bee keeping or is thinking about becoming a bee keeper there are courses available, in all cases contact the secretary of the Reading Bee Keepers Association.
A selection of entertainment which was on offer, such as bongo playing, face painting, people playing instruments in the area around the stalls and organised singers and groups on the bandstand
The event is free but a collection is made by volunteers as people left the gardens to help cover costs of Reading Town Meal 2019.
Created By
Derek Barker

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