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Melmerby learns about the birds and the bees

Chicken with egg

Published at 4:47pm 14th March 2018. (Updated at 4:52pm 14th March 2018)

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True Foods The Chefs Table understands that fresh ingredients are one of the most important aspects when it comes to good food. 

And you can't get fresher than a kitchen garden. Especially one that doesn't only grow it's own vegetables, but is also home to egg laying hens and several bee hives. 

One of the most prestigious foodie experiences in the area, The Chefs Table is set in the True Foods factory and provides a maximum of eight diners with a nine course tasting menu. 

And to up it's offering, the addition of a productive garden is now providing Ripon diners with even more foodie delights. 

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Not only do the hens lay eggs perfect for poaching...

Breakfast time for the girls #HappyChickens

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The bees also pollinate the flowers and vegetables growing in the area. 

The CHEFS table bee's have been busy today in the beautiful Yorkshire sunshine 🐝

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Beth Parsons went to visit chefs Aled Williams and Darren Prideaux at True Foods The Chefs Table in Melmerby to see their kitchen garden. 

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