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Jamie Oliver’s food revolution comes to Highgate at farmers’ market

14:00 28 April 2014

From left stallholder Philip McGuinness from Tootoomoo, organiser David Osgathorpe from All About You and stallholder Christopher Holt, a fruit and vegetable farmer from Bedfordshire. Picture: Polly Hancock

From left stallholder Philip McGuinness from Tootoomoo, organiser David Osgathorpe from All About You and stallholder Christopher Holt, a fruit and vegetable farmer from Bedfordshire. Picture: Polly Hancock

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Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s “food revolution” was in full swing in Highgate at the weekend with a farmers’ market offering fresh fruit and vegetables, homemade jams and a hog roast.

From left stallholders Peter Ashmore from Bath Soft Cheeses, David Gunns from Gunns Bakery, Andrew Wincott from Woodhouse Farm's butchers stall, Patricia Herbig from The Well Preserved, Philip McGuinness from Tootoomoo, and performer Ian Anderson with organiser David Osgathorpe from All About You. Picture: Polly HancockFrom left stallholders Peter Ashmore from Bath Soft Cheeses, David Gunns from Gunns Bakery, Andrew Wincott from Woodhouse Farm's butchers stall, Patricia Herbig from The Well Preserved, Philip McGuinness from Tootoomoo, and performer Ian Anderson with organiser David Osgathorpe from All About You. Picture: Polly Hancock

More than 500 people visited the market in Broadbent Close on Sunday (April 27), one of thousands of events across the world raising awareness of Mr Oliver’s Food Revolution Day, a global campaign to get families to eat more fresh produce.

Stalls sold soft cheese from Bath, free range meat, and Bedfordshire clangers - a suet crust dumpling with a savoury filling at one end and a sweet filling at the other.

It is the second time All About You gym, in Broadbent Close, has hosted the farmers’ market ahead of Mr Oliver’s annual Food Revolution Day on May 16.

David Osgarthorp, founder of All About You and Food Revolution Day ambassador, said: “It was a really social event.”

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