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Joe Maiden Memorial Service

Many thanks to BBC Radio Leeds who granted us exclusive access to record this special moment. We all loved Joe and interviewed him on many occasions at the Harrogate Shows, a lovely man with a fountain of knowledge. Great loss to the community.

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Giant Veg hits Harrogate

It’s been another successful year for the growers at the annual Harrogate Autumn Show and the Giant Vegetable Competition. Single tomatoes big enough to feed the whole family, to cabbages that would keep an entire street fed for months. Joe Atherton from Nottinghamshire took the 1st prize for the Heaviest …

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VE Day Allotment Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Friday 8th May sees the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. In commemoration, the members of the Leeds and District Allotment Federation recreated a traditional 1940’s allotment, at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show. At the time, many UK food imports came via America and Canada, and supplies were vulnerable …

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Visiting the Harrogate Autumn Show 2012

Sean heads off to the Harrogate Autumn Show in North-East England, meeting up with Jonathan Wallace and Jamie Butterworth (BBC, Young Gardener of the Year finalist). Plus, interviews with the world champion grower Peter Glazebrook who broke the world record for the heaviest onion, broadcaster Joe Maiden, Steve Ott (Kitchen …

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