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Welcome to our food hero interviews where we try to catch up with some of the real unsung hereos of food, sustainability and urban growing worldwide. If you’d like to share this page you can use the handy buttons at the bottom of the page. Thanks to all the people we’ve featured so far, we do our very best to ensure all the interviews are as accurate as possible. Dig in. 

You can use the links to our fabulous blog for the full scoop on all the articles listed below.
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Scott Garner Caught our attention, here at shedquarters, with his amazing 'BeetBox'. It amazed us so much that we just HAD to get in contact and find out more about this fantastic veggie Creation!


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We’ve seen a few Veg delivery companies come and go over the years, some we have enjoyed working with, others have just plainly disappeared. So it was a really nice surprise to delve into a Hello Fresh food box – a brand new idea, which we love!



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The first Food Hero of 2013 was the inspirational Fast Food game changers, John Vincent & Henry Dimbleby, founders of LEON Restaurants. We had the opportunity to interview our new friends, since being featured in the'Fabulous Food Concepts' Book last year!



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ALLOTINABOX® - DORSET
Each month we team up with some of our homegrown pals and bring something new to our growers! We joined forces with TV Botanist James Wong (BBC Grow Your Own Drugs) on his book 'Homegrown Revolution' and stocked on our shopping patch! 


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We're sure that a classic Barbour has a rooted position in every growers wardrobe, whether it's for digging in the allotment, walking the dog or even keeping you dry at a festival! We know now just how important a warm coat and wellies are in the winter - so here's October's Food Hero (even though you can't eat them!)


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Food writer, Chef and general busy bee, Rachel De Thample to a slice out of her jam-packed schedule to talk about her new book, home growing and delicious autumn recipes! Read the full interview and download her tasty Autumn Apple recipes!



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ALLOTINABOX® - PIEMINISTER
We like a good ol' pie as much as anyone, so we took a trip to catch up with the founding partner of Pieminister. We learnt about their delicious pastries and their very own veggie patch! Big on sustainability and locally sourced foods, these guys HAD to be a Food Hero! We also gave away a box of free pies to one lucky winner too!

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When we kicked off our wellies and switched on our tellybox, their was a real talent cooking her way through the Masterchef competition!

Her Indian Ocean dishes inspired the Shedquarters team so much, we jumped in and were the very first to interview Shelina after her monumental Masterchef win! 


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For February's Food Hero, we invited Joe & Seph to the Shedquarters to give us the scoop on their popcorn with a modern twist. Infamous for their unique popcorn flavours - unlike the classic sweet or salty,they love fusing flavours such as mirin, soya & sesame.



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The first ALLOTINABOX® food hero of 2012 was Cheryl Bouchier the Head Recipe Developer at Dorset Cereals. We love Dorset Cereals here at the Shedquarters, 
so jumped at the chance to sneak into the kitchen and find out more about how they create our delicious breakfast crunch.


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ALLOTINABOX® - KABUTO
This month’s Food Hero is highly admired by all of us here at ALLOTINABOX®. He’s a healthy eating pioneer, a top entrepreneur and has a real soft spot for noodles. Have a read through and we also reccomend that you try out his delicous noodles.



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ALLOTINABOX® - Dhruv Baker
Dhruv Baker's cooking skills are an inspiration to us here at Shedquarters, so when we managed to track him down for a quick catch, well the entire ALLOTINABOX team leaped with Joy! thanks Dhruv, great to meet you and thanks for taking time out to speak with us.



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ALLOTINABOX® - VEGETABLE ORCHESTRA
Just in time for Bestival which is our No 1 Festival destination btw, ALLOTINABOX® managed to squeeze in an interview with the brilliant Vegetable Orchestra! 



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August brought us the lovely Rachel De Thample as our food hero for the month. Writer, Chef and top drawer veggie expert, from growing to cooking.



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In July we spoke to Andreas Georghiou from Andreas Veg; supplier to the people’s supermarket.  He’s an expert on everything fruit and veg but also an all-round nice guy!




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In April we had a good old chin wag with Andy Hamilton; co-author or the Self Sufficienct-ish bible and total GYO wizard.





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ALLOTINABOX® - GYO UNI
In March we caught up with Tessa Willy from Roehampton University to talk to her about their fantastic allotment society.



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ALLOTINABOX® - VERTICAL GROWING
For February's Food Hero, we invited Joe & Seph to the Shedquarters to give us the scoop on their popcorn with a modern twist. Infamous for their unique popcorn flavours - unlike the classic sweet or salty,they love fusing flavours such as mirin, soya & sesame.

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