Search

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

Archant

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.”

Latest News Stories

Saturday, February 6, 2016
The Mayor of Haringey Cllr Jennifer Mann, signs Hornsey Pensioners Action group's Dignity Action Day petition  calling for Better Care Now! Photo: Nigel Sutton

Intrepid members of Hornsey Pensioners’ Action Group braved Storm Henry to call for the rights of elderly people as part of Dignity Action Day on February 1.

Saturday, February 6, 2016
The Highgate Society debated the economics of austerity with Vicky Pryce, and Ewen Stewart with students, Benedict Milner from Highgate School and Zelda Feldman from La Sainte Union School.

Vicky Pryce, the Greek-born economist who was jailed for perverting the course of justice, told an audience in Highgate last night that austerity is not the answer to the UK’s economic problems.

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Lynne Featherstone celebrates the release of her book Equal Ever After outoside the House of Lords. Photo: Polly Hancock

Lynne Featherstone, former MP for Hornsey and Wood Green, didn’t waste much time after losing her seat in the Lib Dem cull of last year’s general election.

Saturday, February 6, 2016
The Queen Mother opening the hospice

It is a national charity which traces its roots to Hampstead – and now it is appealing for new recruits in its hospice.

Friday, February 5, 2016
Crouch End neighbourhood forum members Dave Winskill, Sally Mustoe & Mark Afford

Friday, February 5, 2016
Headteacher John Dowd spoke at the tribunal. Picture: Nigel Sutton

An employment tribunal has today rejected a former teaching assistant’s claims that she was discriminated against because of her disability.

Friday, February 5, 2016
James Flanagan was jailed for the assault

A Kentish Town man has been jailed for a “sustained, cowardly and vicious” attack which left a top sports journalist in a coma.

Friday, February 5, 2016
The proposed strike has been called off Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

A 48-hour Tube strike due to start tomorrow evening has been called off.

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Property Newsletter Sign-up

Get the latest North London property news and features straight to your inbox with our regular newsletter

I am also happy to receive other emails...
Fields marked with a * are mandatory
Email Marketing by e-shot

Competitions

Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

Enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience in your living room with the Sony Smart Ultra 55’’ LED TV. Be the envy of all your friends with this huge TV- you can change your living room into your own cinema! Get the boys around to watch the football or get the girls around to watch the DVD of 50 Shades.. this is a prize that everyone would enjoy! Stand a chance to upgrade your current entertainment system by wining this fantastic prize.

Surface Pro 4

Technology is ever evolving. We are constantly being shown new technology that is innovative, revolutionary and designed to make life easier for us all. Gone are the days of dial up modems and computers so large you needed half a room to store it. We are in the age of smooth, small and sleek. Companies are all trying their best to create technology that is easy to transport and guaranteed to be user friendly.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Hampstead & Highgate Express
e-edition today

Subscribe