Middlesbrough Herald & Post

Food growers taste success

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FAMILIES feasted on locally-grown food at the Middlesbro­ugh Town Meal.

The annual event fed thousands of hungry visitors for its tenth year with a variety of fresh food in Centre Square.

Starting at midday on Saturday, the centrepiec­e of the occasion was a hot meal cooked by catering students from Trinity School. This year’s menu included leek and potato soup, pasta dishes and the Middlesbro­ugh town crumble.

And it wasn’t just about great food – there was also a host of family activities with entertainm­ent including pony riding, a produce contest, chef demonstrat­ions and vintage bus rides.

The Town Meal is a celebratio­n of the growing projects that have run throughout the year, with community groups and families reaping the rewards of growing their own fruit and vegetables.

 ??  ?? Visitors tuck in at the Middlesbro­ugh Town Meal 2017
Visitors tuck in at the Middlesbro­ugh Town Meal 2017

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