Plot to Plate - Saturday 11th May 2013
Boroughbridge - North Yorkshire
10am to 4pm

 

                                          

PLOT TO PLATE is a broadly themed event based around all things food related. Encompasing growing food, cooking and eating it - what more can there be to life? The event , organised by Boroughbridge Allotment Society, will take place in locations around Boroughbridge Town Centre including Hall Square, the Fountain on St James Square and the Shared Space in Boroughbridge Car Park.

PLOT TO PLATE is proud to welcome YORKSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE to this year's event as our chosen charity. They will be there on the day to promote their fabulous work.

NEW   to PLOT TO PLATE this year : THE GREAT BOROUGHBRIDGE BAKE OFF.
Open to all. Chris Astley from 'The Dining Room' has kindly agreed to judge the event.
3 Categories : best large cake : small cakes : decorated cakes. Will take place at and kindly hosted by Hunter's Estate Agents.
                  
 STEPHANIE MOON : Executive chef at Rudding Park has confirmed her attendance. Stephanie will be providing a demonstration on the day in our new demonstration marquee. Stephanie has a passion for food and particularly Wild cooking, You can see her blog at  www.thewildcooks.com

 LYNDA MOSS : Although now retired from her floristry business. Lynda is busier than ever and has agreed to join us in our demonstration marquee. She will be showing us how we can incorporate vegetables and fruit into our flower arrangements.

SOPHIE JEWETT : Sophie brings her expert knowledge of chocolate to Plot to Plate. She has kindly agreed to offer demonstrations of her skills in the demonstration marquee.

JONATHAN BATCHELOR : from Ramus seafoods. Jonathan will be demonstrating his expertise with cooking fish in our new demonstration marquee.

Many thanks to all our demonstrators, who are kindly offering their services free of charge. Please come and support us in the demonstration marquee.
               
Both local community organisations and locally based traders have been approached to attend. To date the following have confirmed that they will be attending

ATTRACTIONS

SCARECROW TRAIL : Throughout Boroughbridge town centre - vote for your favourite on the day
CHILDREN'S FANCY DRESS : Prizes for the best scarecrow costume.
MINI SCARECROW COMPETITION : a display of the mini scarecrows created in our local primaries to be judged on the day

BOROUGHBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL BAND
will be playing throughout the day
BOROUGHBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY :  will be presenting a display in the library entitled 'Boroughbridge at War' focusing on agriculture during the 2nd World War.
LOCOS IN MOTION :  "Morris Dancers with Attitude!".This involves male and female dancers blacking up their faces to disguise themselves and dancing vigorously while forcefully clashing sticks of various lengths. Sounds like fun!
KIDDIES' BARREL RIDE : located on the shared space in Back Lane Car Park
WILLOW WEAVING : Make your own willow fish while you listen to some authentic medieval music.
YORKSHIRE HURDLES : Demonstrating willow weaving and working with green oak. www.yorkshirehurdles.com
FACE PAINTING : Courtesy of 1st Boroughbridge rangers
SEED PLANTING : for the new generation of gardeners, get your hands in the soil, (well compost!)
CHOCOLATE LOLLY MAKING : courtesy of Sophie Jewett from York Cocoa House.
GINGERBREAD WORKSHOP : courtesty of The Gingerbread House.
YORK AND DISTRICT WEAVING, SPINNING AND DYEING GUILD : The Guild will be demonstrating these crafts in our demonstration marquee.
RIGMOOR PETTING FARM : An opportunity to meet alpaca, miniature ponies, baby lambs, piglets, hens and chicks, ducklings, rabbits and guinea pigs (Note: the selection of animals may vary from this list) www.rigmoorreindeer.co.uk

BACK LANE

1. SUMMERFIELD NURSERY : Herbaceous plants ; Shrubs ; Perennials ; Trees ; Buxus ; Bamboo 
www.summerfield-nursery.co.uk
1a.  BOROUGHBRIDGE PRIMARY SCHOOL : Produce stall.
2. WILLOW WEAVING : Let your children have a go at weaving their own fish while you are entertained with some medieval music, and have a look at the mini scarecrows created by local primary school children.
3. SEED PLANTING : Thanks to volunteers from Boroughbridge Horticultural Society, who will be encouraging children to plant their own seeds.
4. WACKS WICKED PLANTS :
A fabulous stall offering all kinds of carnivorous plants, including pitcher plants, venus fly traps and a selection of sundews. Have a look at their website  www.wackswickedplants.co.uk
5. QUEEN OLIVES : Selling Olives, Baclava and a selection of nuts to entice you.
6. YORK COCOA HOUSE : offering children the opportunity to make their own chocolate lollipops.

7. COUNTRY BUNTING : An unusual mixture of home made bunting, vintage clothing and cake stands
8. YOREVISION : A stall promoting the work of this important local organisation, who kindly sponsored the Plot to Plate leaflet distribution
9. HARROGATE BIODIVERSITY ACTION GROUP: an information stall advertising the work of this local group.
10. BOROUGHBRIDGE ARTISANS : a marquee with local Boroughbridge crafters showing their skills and selling their wares. Any local crafter wanting to be involved contact the organisers.
11. GILLIAN'S CUPCAKES : Locally made edible treats
12. BRIGHTER BOROUGHBRIDGE & DISTRICT : An information stand promoting a new organisation for Boroughbridge and surrounding area which aims to enhance the environment.
13-14. BOROUGHBRIDGE ALLOTMENT SOCIETY : Tombola, Plant stall and general information.
15. BOROUGHBRIDGE POST OFFICE : Promoting the Post office services and offering garden themed cards and stationery.
16. K-ART : Art for the kitchen, painting vivid fruit and vegetables and transposing the image onto kitchenware.  www.artforthekitchen.co.uk
17. BOROUGHBRIDGE SCOUTS : Pancakes and cooking with hayboxes
18. OIL OF ALDBOROUGH : Rapeseed oil produced so locally there are practically no food miles involved
19. ROBINSON'S PIES : Speciality pies identified by the letter on the lid of the pie.  A wide and delicious range, famous throughout the country  www.robinsonspies.co.uk
20. THE GIANT FRYING PAN : As its name suggests this stall has a giant frying pan from which delicious lincolnshire sausages will be sold.
21. POPLAR FRAMING
: Providing a friendly, efficient framing service.  www.poplar-framing.com
22. DEESPICE LTD : Homemade Sri Lankan family recipes. Curry and chilli powder. Variety of hot & spicy chutneys, pickles, sauces & sundrieswww.deespice.com
23. BUTTERFLY BAKERY LEEDS : Mediterranean savoury tarts, sweet nations tarts, soft gooey flavoured meringues, layer cakes, sweet and savoury scones plus a few seasonal bakes. Visit the website www.butterflybakeryleeds.com
24. PORTER'S PRESERVES: Handmade products from Knaresborough made with love from home grown and locally sourced fresh produce
25. ETRUSCANY : Fine foods from Tuscany    www.etruscany.co.uk
26. TOMPKINSON'S BAKERY : Artisan bakery including sour dough and artisan breads.
27. BAILEYS OF BOROUGHBRIDGE : Louise from Horsefair will be selling her old fashioned sweets.
28. YORKSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE : Promoting Yorkshire Air Ambulance
29. RAISTHORPE MANOR FINE FOODS : We sell gin products, vodka products, preserves, chocolates, hampers and gift sets. Visit the website at www.raisthorpemanor.com
30. BROWN & BLOND : Brownies and Blondies in over 40 flavour combinations, as well as vegetarian savoury tartlets.
www.brownandblond.co.uk
33. VOAKES PIES : Voakes pork pies are produced from our own stock of pigs which are bred exclusively at Whixley Grange
34. BIRCHFIELD FAMILY DAIRIES : real jersey icecream in many delicious flavours www.birchfieldicecream.co.uk
35. THE WALLED GARDEN SCHEME, RIPON : Situated in the walled kitchen garden of the former Bishop of Ripon's palace, providing horticultural training for adults with learning disabilities. www.riponwalledgarden.org.uk
36. BOROUGHBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL : Fundraising stall for the school.
37.  KIRBY HILL SCHOOL PTA : Let's eat Cooking Club.

BOB THE COFFEE MAN : Not just any coffee but a smooth, creamy, mellow blended Indian Mysore  and Honduras Arabicas which produces a satisfying flavour.    www.bobthecoffeeman.co.uk
WOMEN'S INSTITUTE : Practical demonstrations and produce for sale
HARDWICKS GARDEN CENTRE : Offering a variety of seasonal plants and garden based sundries.
RIGMOOR PETTING FARM : An opportunity to meet alpaca, miniature ponies, baby lambs, piglets, hens and chicks, ducklings, rabbits and guinea pigs (Note: the selection of animals may vary from this list) www.rigmoorreindeer.co.uk

HALL SQUARE

ALDBOROUGH & BOROUGHBRIDGE SHOW:  A display of sheep and lambs, farm machinery. Entry forms and show schedules for the 2013 show will all be available in Hall Square.   www.aldandborshow.com
38/39. THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE : Handmade and decorated Gingerbread and Shortbread biscuits,Gingerbread kits, homemade traditional lemonade,freshly baked sticky ginger cakes and other traybakes, also have a go at the biscuit decorating workshop. www.thegbhouse.co.uk
40. THE PAMPERED CHEF : Lynda from Pampered Chef will be offering high quality cookware from this well known brand . www.pamperedchef.biz/lyndaf
41. FARMHOUSE DIRECT : Seaves Farm from Brandsby brings you rare breed handmade pork pies. www.farmhousedirect.com
42. WOLDS COTTAGE KITCHEN : award winning handmade preserves and cordial www.woldscottagekitchen.co.uk
43. GREENWOODS THE BUTCHERS: A local stall offering fine meat products and serving bacon and sausage butties in the morning with a fantastic hog roast from lunchtime.

BOROUGHBRIDGE COMMUNITY CARE : Treasure Hunt

ST JAMES' SQUARE

44. BOROUGHBRIDGE LIONS : An information stand promoting the work of the Lions in Boroughbridge.
45. AMELIA'S CHOCOLATE :  Chocolates, chocolates, chocolates, by the box, dipped, lollies and much more . Amelia has a website at www.ameliaschocolate.co.uk
46. 1ST BOROUGHBRIDGE RANGERS
: Face Painting as well as a stall selling bits and bobs.
47. ALLERTON CASTLE GARDEN BAKERY : High quality biscuits, traditional toffee, sweets and toffee apples
48. FOREVER LIVING PRODUCTS : Organically grown aloe vera based health and well being products. 
49. WIKANIKO REPRESENTATIVE:  Eco-friendly household / health and beauty / garden products  www.pete.wikaniko.com
50. TANTALISING TASTES : A stall offering locally produced vegetarian pastries and tartlets.


BOROUGHBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY :  will be presenting a display in the library entitled 'Boroughbridge at War' focusing on agriculture during the 2nd World War.
BOROUGHBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL BAND will be playing throughout the day

As we have more acceptances for the event more will be added to the list. If your organisation is interested in attending please contact us via  boroughbridge.allotments@hotmail.co.uk or download the application form and return to the Treasurer  of the Boroughbridge Allotment Society PLOTTOPLATE-formcommercial.pdf

Scarecrow Festival

 

         

A Scarecrow  Festival will form part of  the Plot to Plate event. The event will be split into categories for businesses/ societies, as well as a separate children's class. It is hoped that the businesses will display their scarecrows on their premises on the run up to the 11th May and individuals and community groups will display their entries on the day. Space will be organised in the town for the scarecrows from individuals and community groups.

To date the following organisations and businesses in Boroughbridge have agreed to create and display Scarecrows:

 BOROUGHBRIDGE ALLOTMENT SOCIETY  CURVY BRIDAL             D'ZYNA NAILS
 POPLAR FRAMING  KIRBY HILL SCHOOL            OXFAM
 BOROUGHBRIDGE POST OFFICE  PYBUS  ELLA GEORGIA
 PRESENCE PHOTOGRAPHY

ROECLIFFE PRIMARY SCHOOL 

 THE VALE OPTICIANS
 STEVENSONS ESTATE AGENCY  JOSHUA ADAMS MENSWEAR  HUNTERS ESTATE AGENTS
 CAFE CHEZ NOUS  BOROUGHBRIDGE HARDWARE  THE FRUIT BASKET
 THE HAIRDRESSERS  BAILEYS OF BOROUGHBRIDGE  SPAR
 YORKSHIRE COUNTRYWOMEN'S ASSOC.

 BOROUGHBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 GONE TO POT
 THE CROWN HOTEL  HAPPY JAYS THE BEAUTY SHOP 
 THE DINING ROOM  HAVENHANDS  J&L MEATS
 OLD FOUNDRY KITCHEN  RENAISSANCE HAIR  KM & G FARRAR
 BOROUGHBRIDGE PRIMARY SCHOOL
 G CRAGGS  HORSEFAIR EQUESTRIAN SUPPLIES
 BOROUGHBRIDGE CHIROPODY  THE WARDROBE  

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