Garden and Food National and Awareness Days
|There are a number of food awareness days and garden awareness days so here are a few to check out...|
|6||National Shortbread Day |
Mark the day by treating yourself to some traditional shortbread!
|26-28||Big Garden Birdwatch |
Spend a joyful hour watching the birds in your garden or local park and report your findings to the RSPB to help with the world's biggest birdwatch and help with nature conservation. Fly off for more information.
|14-21||National Nest Box Week |
NNBW aims to encourage everyone to put up nest boxes in their local area in order to promote and enhance biodiversity and conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife. Fly off for more information here
|1-8||Time for a Cuppa Week |
Pop the kettle on and share your favourite bakes with family, friends and colleagues, while helping specialist dementia nurses support more families facing dementia? Go for more information from Dementia UK
|4||National Carrot Day |
The International Carrot Day or the Carrot Day celebrates the carrot through carrot parties and other carrot related festivities. Find out more
|Early||National Gardening Week |
The week was launched by the RHS is all about sharing your passion for plants. Find out more here
|21 TBC||National Tea Day |
Get involved and share your love of tea with the nation. Head off for more info
|21 TBC||British Tomatoes Week |
Celebrate glorious British tomatoes! More info
|TBC||Hedgehog Awareness Week |
Please do one thing in your garden to help hedgehogs - create a log pile, make sure there's a hole in your fence for hedgehogs to get through - find out more from the British Hedgehog Preservation Society
|TBC||English Wine Week |
Celebrate English wines!
|TBC||National Cucumber Day|
|13-19||National Vegetarian Week |
Join millions of others enjoying vegetarian food!
|TBC||Look before you strim your hedge|
|19-26||National Sandwich Week |
Celebrating the British sandwich. Make your own, save yourself money and save packaging. More info
|5 May||International Dawn Chorus |
The event is promoted by the Wildlife Trust. Listen to the sounds of birds at dawn or join other bird lovers gathering at that time of day to enjoy the dawn chorus.
|1-9||National Picnic Week |
National Picnic Week aims to encourage people to take the ideal opportunity to get together over a picnic with advice, tips, recipes and information. Tuck into more information.
|Organic September |
Held to raise awareness of all things organic. Every small change makes a difference in supporting a system of farming that works with nature.
|TBC||National Cupcake Week |
See some of the highlights of 2018 to get a taste for 2019!
|TBC||Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight |
Celebrating and enjoying fantastic Scottish produce
|TBC||Seed Gathering Week |
Since 1998, The Tree Council has been organising Seed Gathering Season, the autumn campaign to inspire everyone to gather seeds, fruits and nuts and grow the trees of the future.
|21 Sept - 6 Oct||British Food Fortnight|
|National Seafood Week |
Here's the website for the National Seafood Week but please take a look at the Marine Conservation Society's Good Fish Guide created to help everyone make environmentally responsible choices when buying seafood.
|British Egg Week |
Get cracking for British Egg Week 2018. (And if you want to re-home a hen, visit BHWT - you can also sponsor a hen as a gift!)
|Chocolate Week |
Celebrate the world of fine chocolate
|National Baking Week |
Get baking! Baking your own bread, cakes, cupcakes, biscuits, muffins etc is a great way to spend family time, to have fun, to get creative and to cut out wasted packaging!
| 20 |
|Apple Day |
Celebrate our most versatile fruit and the beautiful orchards they come from. Visit PTES
|1||World Vegan Day |
World Vegan Month celebrates how far the vegan movement has come, to highlight beneficial a vegan lifestyle can be and to encourage the vegan-curious to adopt veganism by sharing advice, recipes and ideas. Plate up for the planet! Find out more
| 24 Nov - 2 Dec |
|National Tree Week |
National Tree Week is the UK's largest tree celebration annually launching the start of the winter tree planting season. Root out more information