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Veg Box news 16th - 119th August, 2016 featuring news of our Poetry Competition

Chrisby Chris, 3 yr, 6 m ago in Blog
Comments | Tags: Box News, Beanies 30th Anniversary, Poetry Celebration, Sheffield Live Radio

Once again this week the standard box is entirely from UK growers and much of it from the local region:

Potatoes 1kg
Carrots 500g
Red Onions 500g
Salad Pack
Tomatoes 400g
A Bunch of BeetrootBeautiful bunches of Beetroot  id=
B's will get a Kohl Rabi instead of Potatoes
D's will get an additional 800g Potatoes, 400g Courgette and a bunch of Dill
E's will get the Kohl Rabi, a Cucumber and a Pepper
L's and M's will get the above additions, and a portion of Beans

Bananas 600g
Apples 600g
Grapes 300g
Nectarines x 2
A Water Melon
Q's will also get a portion of UK Plums

Meet the Suppliers

This week we'll be welcoming Twin Café to the shop to show us their wares so if you like coffee come and sip a sample.



Poetry Celebration - in conjunction with Sheffield Live Radio

We are delighted to announce our next 'event' as part of our 30th birthday celebrations which takes the form of a Poetry Competition...  id=We have teamed up with Sheffield Live Radio to organise a Celebration in Poetry of our love of food. Here is the Press Release with further details.

"Beanies Wholefoods and Sheffield Live Radio are delighted to announce the launch of their poetry celebration to mark Beanies' thirtieth anniversary. "Beanies has part of the local community in Walkley, Sheffield, for 30 years now," says Beanies Co-operative member, Chris Baldwin.Chris the Bean  id= "We greatly value our customers' opinions and creativity, so we thought that a poetry celebration would be an excellent way to mark our thirtieth birthday."
Participants are invited to send up to three poems of up to 30 lines each on the theme of ‘Feast’ to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), indicating their age category (under 12, 12-18 and adult). The poet Ian McMillan will select his three favourite entries (one per category). The closing date for entries is Wednesday September 7th, and the selected poems will be announced on the Communities Live show on Sheffield Live Radio between 12 and 1pm on Wednesday 5th October. There are also plans to record and broadcast a wide range of the submitted poems on Sheffield Live Radio. For further information, please see the ‘Communities Live’ Facebook page.
Beanies is a busy wholefoods shop and greengrocers in Walkley. A workers co-operative, Beanies has been selling wholesome, fresh produce since 1986, and was recently recognised as Best Independent Retailer in the UK in the Observer Food Awards.
Sheffield Live
Sheffield Live (93.2FM) is a volunteer-run community radio and local TV channel, based in the Workstation in Sheffield.
Ian McMillan
Ian McMillan (born 21 January 1956) is an English poet, journalist, playwright, and broadcaster. He is known for his strong and distinctive Barnsley accent and lives in Darfield, the town of his birth."

There may be some sort of modest prize at the end for the category winners but that's not really what it's about - we do hope to produce a small collection of some of the poems afterwards - more details later.
So if you're feeling inspired get your thinking caps on and get scribbling. Remember the theme is 'Feast' but you can interpret that in any way you choose.Arcimboldo - you are what you eat!  id=

We have drawn up a set of terms and conditions which are available on request to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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