In June we picked our first vegetables which were spring onions, cauliflowers and broad beans. All grown without chemical sprays so they are organic, fresh and full of vitamins. In July we picked the beetroot; these have been pickled and will be on sale at the next school fair. The sweetcorn has grown well and we had a good crop of runner beans. The sprouts are growing well, they may be ready to eat at Christmas.
We used one of the pumpkins from the vegetable patch to make pumpkin soup for the RHS Big Soup Share. Just getting the pumpkin to the kitchen was hard work. We then chopped it up, added carrots and onions to make our soup which some of the staff and children tried at lunchtime.