Give now for Reading Town Meal

by Reading Town Meal team in Reading

We did it
On 13th May 2016 we successfully raised £1,999 with 66 supporters in 42 days

With your support Reading will celebrate delicious home grown local food with a huge picnic in the park. Let's make a meal of it!

by Reading Town Meal team in Reading

It's happening - thanks to you

 Great news: Reading Town Meal 2016 will go ahead on Saturday 1 October.

Wth your help, the fundraising campaign for the Town Meal has reached its target.  With just under £2,000 raised online and a further £1,000 in other donations, along with some  grant support, the event is set to be the best 'picnic in the park' Reading has ever seen.

A very big thank you to everyone who has chipped in and supported this fantastic community-powered event celebrating home grown, sustainable food.

If you'd like to get more involved, head over to to find out more about pledging fruit or veg you are growing, or joining the volunteer team.




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This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

Famous in Forbury: All backers will have their name on the 'Meal Makers' thank you board at the Town Meal and on the Reading Town Meal website.

£12 or more

17 of 75 claimed

£12 Reward

Town Meal Takeaway: A goody bag for you at the Reading Town Meal. A very special package including seeds, vouchers and a recipe card as your souvenir from the day you helped make happen.

£15 or more

1 of 10 claimed

£15 Reward

Summer lunch at Roots pop up restaurant: A voucher for a delicious vegan lunch and a drink during Reading's Green Fest and Water Fest on Saturday 11 June, thanks to Roots Food.

£18 or more

3 of 6 claimed

£18 Reward

Two bottles of Loddon Brewery beer. A voucher for beers of your choice donated by the lovely people at Loddon.

£20 or more

32 of 75 claimed

£20 Reward

Pocket salad garden: Grow your own food with our kit. As your thank you for backing the Town Meal we'll provide easy ready-to-grow plants so you can start your own herb or salad garden on a windowsill or outside.

£50 or more

6 of 15 claimed

£50 Reward

Explore the exotic edibles: a VIP tour of Reading's RISC roof garden. The experts will show you around this fascinating oasis in the heart of Reading.

£120 or more

1 of 4 claimed

£120 Reward

Instant allotment: seasonal grow-your-own veg plants for a year. As a special thank you for backing Reading Town Meal, we'll provide you with a delicious variety of plug plants for each stage of the 2016 growing season.

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