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    February 2016

    eBulletin February 2016

    Oakwood Farmers’ Market

    Come and get your local produce at the Oakwood clock this Saturday, 20th February 9am to 12:30pm. See what is in season with a fruit and veg calendar.

    Feedback on the stalls and the market is always welcome on our Facebook page.

    Guest Stalls:
    Raw, Vegetarian, Dairy Free Meals and Snacks – HappiFood

    Organic Todmordon cheese – Pextenement
    Local Preserves – The Seasonal Larder
    Handmaded Yorkshire Biscuity Treats – Sawleys biscuits

    HappiFood
    Newcomer Mariesa says she will “Provide you with tasty, creative vegetarian, vegan and raw foods, adding the good stuff to your busy lifestyle, to ensure that you have a source of rich enzymes to help and support you throughout your day!”

    Pextenement Cheeses
    Founded in 2008, the Pextenement Cheese Company aims to produce high quality handmade cheeses solely from the organic milk produced by Pextenement Farm.

    The Seasonal Larder
    Makers of a range of preserves inspired by and made from fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs all grown within 50 miles of LS25.

    The Sawley Kitchen
    Amazing biscuits and meringues, beware the meringues are popular so get there early.

    Regular Stall Holders sell meat, fish, fruit and veg, eggs, cheese, pies, pastries, soups, sauces, juice and preserves.

    REAP Gardening Group is back this month, preparing for the new growing season.  Come over and chat with us and join our growing community! Facebook link

    REAP Stall
    Information to help people check out the different energy companies in terms of their green credentials as well as overall cost and efficiency.  We are also interested in learning which energy companies people currently use, and so ask everyone at the market to come to the stall to tell us!

    March Preview
    Guest stall – Bradwell’s Handmade Chocolates for Easter – handmade Belgium chocolate.

    From March there will be an new and exciting opportunity to watch and engage with Artists and Craft workers at the Farmers Market. It is an opportunity to find out what is going on in the area, what each craft/art involves and possibly have a go yourself. Each month there will be a different art or craft being demonstrated. Contact nick@nickclaiden.co.uk for more detail.
    We will start with “Men in Sheds” which is a fully equipped wood workshop for older men in Leeds.

    The market dates for 2016 are as follows 20th February, 19th March, 16th April, 21st May, 18th June, 16th July, 20th August, 17th September, 15th October, 19th November, 17th December
    You can downlown the leaflet at oakwoodfarmersmarket.com.


    REAP News and Event
    Lidgett Lane Allotments
    If you want the chance to grow your own fruit, flowers and vegetables why not put your name on the Lidgett Lane allotment waiting list?
    Our list is very short so hopefully you may not have to wait too long for a plot. If you are interested, please contact Frances Dada by email francesdada6@gmail.com or ring 2690978.
    Experienced gardeners and novices all welcome.


    Events in Roundhay Park*
    Once again, thanks to the Friends of Roundhay Park for this monthly round-up of events in the park.

    To receive the monthly round-up of events that John Ferguson compiles for FoRP, contact: messages@forp.co.uk.

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    The REAP eBulletin is produced by Judy Summerhill and Kari Walker for REAP members and anyone else interested in local, community and environmental issues in Roundhay and more widely. Please let us know if you come across anything local and/or environmental that you think we should include.

    To find out more about REAP and the other work we do in the community, go to www.reap-leeds.org.uk or email us at info@reap-leeds.org.uk

    If you are not yet a member of REAP, there is an application form on the website.

    *These events are not organised by REAP

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