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The Gaddesden Society Village Produce Association


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Little Gaddesden VPA (Village Produce Association) is a great village institution with a flourishing membership. It was originally formed as an association just after the war in order to encourage people to grow food and enable it to be transported to the local market to be sold. Over the recent years it has developed along the lines of a gardeners’ social club, still encouraging people to grow a variety of produce and flowers to enjoy the garden, bake and generally make things.

We have plenty of regular Events. The Summer and Winter Shows are well known and enjoyed by many supporters. Also, we have a plant and cake sale annually in May. And once the Autumn bulbs are available we organize a special Sunday launch – look out for the day during September. Finally, for many years now we have held an annual Harvest Supper and Quiz, an event that's very popular.

Throughout the growing season the Garden Store (located next to the Village Hall in Church Road) is open every Sunday, 10:00am to 12:00 noon. It has everything to help you succeed in the garden, plus food for the birds. We also welcome any special orders that may be required. A friendly welcome awaits your visit along with a chat and a cuppa.

Details of all this and more can be found on our website at


How to get in touch…

Gaddesden Society President
Trevor Fernandes 01442 843498

Gaddesden Society Honorary Secretary
Mandy Haynes 01442 842496

Gaddesden Society Treasurer
Phil Heaphy 01442 842283
[email protected]

Diary Editorial Team

Phil and Rachael Heaphy 01442 842 283 [email protected]

Matt Laver
[email protected]

Genny Snowdon 01442 843834

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