Mirror Group partners with The Edible Garden Show

6th November 2009

Mirror Group has signed a three-year agreement to become the national media partner of The Edible Garden Show, which takes place for the first time next March.

The Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and The People will promote the exciting new show which is the first-ever national event dedicated exclusively to ‘Grow Your Own’.

Eugene Duffy, Mirror Group’s Managing Editor, said: “We are delighted to support this fantastic new show. There is phenomenal interest in ‘Grow Your Own’ and our research clearly highlights our readers have a real appetite for all things gardening-related. The Edible Garden Show is an innovative and exciting concept which we see as a perfect fit for our audience.”

Paul Smith, head of public relations for The Edible Garden Show, said: “There has been great interest from the media regarding The Edible Garden Show and we are extremely pleased to secure this long-term agreement with Mirror Group. Their support will ensure an even higher profile for what already promises to be a massively successful event.”

The Edible Garden Show will take place next year from Friday, March 19 to Sunday, March 21 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire.

The new show has won official endorsements from two of the most high-profile organisations in the gardening and agriculture world – the National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners (NSALG), which boasts 103,000 members in the UK at over 2,000 allotment societies, and the Royal Agricultural Society of England.

The Edible Garden Show is targeted towards anyone passionate about Grow Your Own, Brew Your Own… or anything to do with healthy eating or home produce. From fruit and veg to bread making, from poultry to organic herbs, and from bee keeping to home brewing, The Edible Garden Show is THE ultimate Grow Your Own event.

For exhibitor, sponsor and visitor information go to www.theediblegardenshow.co.uk