Saturday 28th January 2012
- Sunday 29th January 2012
at Ryton Gardens
Saturday 28 January 2012 - Open to Garden Organic members only Sunday 29 January 2012 - Open to all10am - 4pm.
With over 120 varieties, 40 of them organic, Potato Day at Ryton Gardens, Warwickshire, will give budding growers the chance to buy seed potatoes in packs or by the tuber, meaning anyone with enough space for a potato grow bag, or an entire allotment plot can get started right away. At the event, visitors can buy seed potatoes by the tuber and learn all about spuds with talks and tips from the experts.
Garden Organic’s Heritage Seed Library Seed Swap also takes place, granting visitors access to swap common garden seeds in return for something more unusual and rare.
Update. Talks confirmed:
Members' only day Saturday 28th January: enjoy talks from Dr David Shaw from the Sarvari Trust, Dr Francis Rayns from Garden Organic, Author and Potato guru Alan Wilson, (who will sign copies of The People's Potato book) and enjoy a Alan Romans and chef Christopher Trotter double act. Times TBC.
Public Day Sunday 29 January: join garden writer and TV presenter Alys Fowler and potato guru Alan Romans for their 'Desert Island Potatoes' talk, find out the latest on potato blight and varieties from Dr David Shaw from the Sarvari Trust, hear author and Potato expert Alan Wilson enthuse about our favourite carbohydrate, (Alan will sign copies of The People's Potato book) and enjoy a potato themed demo from chef Christopher Trotter. Times TBC.
Admission applies. Call 024 76303517 for more information.
Potato Day Restaurant Menu
Leek & Potato Soup V+ GF £4.25
Warm Potato & Bacon Salad with honey & mustard dressing and Garden leaves GF £4.50
Vegetable Frittata V GF £4.25
Roast Beef with Yorkshire pudding & Roast Potatoes £11.95
Lamb Casserole with Dauphinoise potatoes GF £10.95
Sweet Potato & Vegetable Curry with basmati Rice GF V+ DF £9.95
Apple & Sultana Crumble with Pecans served with Cream V or Toffuti V+ £4.50
Bread & butter Pudding with Cream £4.25
Sticky Toffee Pudding served with Ice cream £4.50