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Mr Bloom: Here, There & Everywhere

Mr Bloom travels here, there and everywhere meeting children from communities across the north of England who just love to grow fruit and veg.


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# Hello! My name is Mr Bloom

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# And I'd like to come to see you soon

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# I'm out on the road, you see

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# Here and there so that we

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# Can get together and have some fun

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# I'll help you out if there's work to be done

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# So where is it you like to go?

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# Call me up and let me know

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# What is it you like to do?

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# I'll pop along and do it too

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# Cities, towns or countryside

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# I can travel far and wide

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# I'm all about and everywhere

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# I'm here and there

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# Here and there

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-KIDS:

-# And everywhere. #

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Hey! Hello. How are you tiddling?

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It's Mr Bloom here. It's nice to see you.

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Now, I've left my allotment to go out and about.

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Yeah, I'm travelling here, there and everywhere,

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meeting Tiddlers who like to plant and grow fruit and veg.

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ROOT FINDER DINGS

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Today, the Root Finder has brought me here to Liverpool,

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where I'm going to be meeting some Tiddlers

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called Simeon, Hannah and Dylan.

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They like to grow things with their nana Linda.

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Come on, let's see if we can find them.

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KNOCK AT DOOR

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Hello!

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Hey! Hello, there, Tiddlers.

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Hello, Mr Bloom!

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It's nice to see you, and thanks for inviting me round.

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I can see you're busy here. Are you doing a bit of watering?

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-Yeah.

-Good job.

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It goes to show that you don't need a great big allotment like mine.

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You can grow things in soil and water indoors.

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Did you know, Mr Bloom, some plants grow without soil?

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-Oh, is that so?

-We can show you.

-Righto. This should be interesting.

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-LINDA:

-We're growing microgreens. These are called alfalfa.

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We're going to put a spoonful each in a jar.

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There we are. Take some seeds, pop them in there.

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-How many do you think there might be?

-About 100.

-100?! At least, I reckon.

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'Let's give the seeds a nice drink.

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'Right, now the cloths go on top.'

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-Now shake it.

-Give it a shake. Maybe swirl it around like this.

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Round and round. Like you're hula hooping.

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'Then we drain the water away.'

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Good job.

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Now where do they go?

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On the windowsill.

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On the windowsill, so they can get some sunshine.

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Wow. So what have we got here?

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-We've got some alfalfa that we can eat that's already been grown.

-Wow!

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-How long did this take to grow, Nana?

-It takes almost a week.

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What you do once it's in the jar is you rinse it

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two or three times a day to keep it moist and fresh. Then it just grows.

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'Let's have a taste, then.'

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Here we go.

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'Ooh, it's delicious. What do you think it tastes like?'

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-An apple or a pear.

-Really? Now, a little bird told me

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that you're also growing some other things.

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-What are you growing, Dylan?

-Apples.

-Apples?

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Oh! Very nice. I like apples.

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-What else have you got, Hannah?

-Raspberries.

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We've grown some courgettes and onions.

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Let me get this straight -

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you've got onions, courgettes, raspberries and apples.

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But how are you going to fit all of those on Nana's windowsill?

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-There's not enough room.

-You don't grow them inside.

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-You go to a special place where we get to grow things.

-Follow us.

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It's just over there.

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Oh.

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My days! This is a lovely spot you've got here, Tiddlers.

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Can you tell me about it, Simeon?

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It's called a community garden.

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People who live around here help us grow vegetables.

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Eh, I see. What happens to all the fruits and vegetables here?

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Everyone who lives around here can pick them and share them.

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-That's right up my street. Could I lend a hand?

-Yeah.

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We're planting some Chinese melons. You can help, Mr Bloom.

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Ooh, that sounds exciting. I'd love to.

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'Let's fill these with soil.'

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We need to make a hole for the seeds,

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so can you take your little fingers here?

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Then let's make a little wiggly hole. Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle.

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So, Nana Linda, what can we expect of these melons

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-when they're fully grown?

-Well, they're big and green.

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-They're winter melons, so you use them for soups.

-Really?

-Yes.

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-So you have melon soup?

-Melon soup.

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Ooh, I like the sound of that. In it goes.

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Hannah, what do you like about coming to a space like this?

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I like all doing the gardening.

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I can tell that, because you've got loads growing here.

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-Nana Linda, was this always a garden?

-No, this used to be a car park.

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Really? So the people who lived near here

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have turned it into this fantastic garden.

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Tell me, Tiddlers, what's going to happen

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to all of this fruit and veg when it's grown?

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-Everyone is going to share it.

-We're having a home-grown feast

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-with all the foods that we've grown.

-There will be music and dancing.

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-And there'll be lots of food.

-Eh, that sounds cracking!

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-Would you like some help with the home-grown feast?

-Yes!

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There'll be lots of people coming to the feast.

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So we really need lots and lots of food.

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Oh! Well, I know loads of Tiddlers

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who are just crackers about growing things.

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I'm sure they could help us. ROOT FINDER DINGS

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And the root finder is going to show us what they're up to.

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-BOTH:

-We're planting here!

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-ALL:

-We're planting there!

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-We're planting...

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-Everywhere!

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Fruit and vegetables are grown all over our town.

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We're planting a pear tree here by the canal.

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Keep going. That's it.

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Outside the police station, we're planting courgettes and sweetcorn.

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Police officer Rachel is helping us today.

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That's it, that's brilliant. That's really good digging.

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This is the medical centre.

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There you are.

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'We're planting herbs with Dr Rebecca.'

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Great. Good job.

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Some fruits and vegetables like to grow inside.

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The plastic roof makes it nice and warm, just like a greenhouse.

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We grow things in this big field, Mr Bloom!

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Our dad is a farmer.

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What does this look like, George?

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-It looks like tall grass.

-It does.

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'He's planted lots of wheat.'

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This wheat's not fully grown yet.

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Can you feel the wheat inside there, George?

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-Yeah.

-Then it grows out of the top.

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'Over the summer, the grains will grow.'

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We're making a scarecrow.

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This scarecrow will stop the birds eating the wheat.

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We're on our way to school.

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We're planting in our school garden.

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These strawberries have already started to grow.

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They're going to be so yummy.

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-ALL:

-Come and visit us, Mr Bloom!

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-KIDS:

-And us, Mr Bloom!

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-We've got so much to show you!

-THEY CHEER

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Well, it looks like those Tiddlers have been busy, just like us.

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Whilst you Tiddlers are looking after the garden here,

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why don't I pop off to see what else is growing?

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Why don't you come along too?

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-KIDS:

-See you later, Mr Bloom.

-Bye, Tiddlers.

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# You've planted things Now I'm off to see

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# What fruit and veg they're going to be

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# Thanks to the rain and bright sunshine

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# Everything is growing just fine

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# Apples on trees Yummy carrots underground

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# Ripe tomatoes, juicy and round

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# Tiddlers, I'm on my way

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# What will we see today? #

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It's harvest time, and the Root Finder has brought me

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all the way to Middlesbrough.

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James and his friends have invited me to see something very special,

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but there's no sign of the Tiddlers out here.

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Now, this is an interesting gate, isn't it?

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Whoa, look at those giant flowers.

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Here, I wonder what else we'll find.

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Oh, would you look at this place. It's lovely.

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-Morning.

-Morning.

-Morning.

-Morning, Mr Bloom.

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Oh! Hello, there, Tiddlers.

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-ALL:

-Hello.

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Oh. I'm glad I found you here.

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This back alley of yours is like a secret garden. Yeah.

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It really is a very special place.

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People who live in these houses make the back alley really pretty.

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They certainly do.

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James, what do you like to do in this alley of yours?

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Play with my friends.

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Wow.

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-What are you painting here?

-Uh, a squiggle.

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You're doing a squiggle.

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But I can see you're not painting on paper, are you?

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-What are you painting on?

-Pebbles.

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I can see. Yeah, you're painting on these pebbles, aren't you? Very good.

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I'm going to get started here.

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What does red and green make?

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That's a good question. What do you think?

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It makes a greeny red.

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What are you painting there, TJ?

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A red caterpillar.

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-I like your pebble, Mr Bloom.

-Oh, thanks, mate.

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I'm not quite sure what it's going to be yet.

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I think it might be a funky tortoise.

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Well, these are looking almost finished to me.

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Can you hold them up so I can see? That's very nice.

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Look at that squiggly one you've done, James.

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I like that ladybird, Frankie.

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Look at that! A multicoloured caterpillar.

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They're all different creatures that might live in this alley.

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I've heard that it's not just colourful pebbles

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that you've got in this alley. What else have you got?

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-We grow lots of vegetables too.

-Ooh! That's right up my street.

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Frankie, who's this fine fellow here?

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-My grandad.

-Hello, Grandad.

-Hello, Mr Bloom.

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So, what are you up to here?

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We're going to harvest some cabbages and some potatoes.

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We could help out, can't we, Tiddlers?

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TIDDLERS CHEER So we'll tip these out

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and then you are going to find all the spuds that are hiding in there.

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Can you see any?

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I think Grandad's got some big ones over there. Oh, look at Frankie's!

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-Look at mine.

-That's a fine one.

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These fine spuds.

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Come on, Tiddlers.

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Oh, that's it. Oh!

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Out she comes. Well done. I think that's a top job, Tiddlers.

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We've got loads of potatoes and loads of cabbages.

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You can take those potatoes home if you want.

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Really? Oh, that's very kind of you, James.

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I reckon they'll go down a treat at the home-grown feast.

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ROOT FINDER DINGS Ooh!

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It sounds like someone wants to get in touch.

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It's George and Emily.

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-The wheat is fully grown.

-You can help us harvest it, Mr Bloom.

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Oh. Well, that sounds like fun. I best be on my way.

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Tiddlers, thank you very much for the cabbages and potatoes.

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I'll see you soon at the home-grown feast.

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-ALL:

-Bye!

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-Hello there, everybody! ALL:

-Hello, Mr Bloom!

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Oh, and hello there, Mr Scarecrow.

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He's a very handsome fella, isn't he?

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He's been doing a good job keeping the birds away from all this wheat.

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George, how do you know that the wheat is ready to be harvested?

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The grain came out of the stalk all the way to the top.

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And it's changed colour as well.

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-What colour was it before, Emily?

-Green.

-And what colour is it now?

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Yellow-goldy.

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Yeah, it's yellow and golden, just like the sun.

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But I reckon it'll take us a long time

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to pick all these grains from this entire field.

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Is there any way to do it quicker?

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-Get a combine!

-We use it to cut all the wheat.

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Oh, yeah. Would you look at that?!

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Combine harvesters gather up the wheat

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and chop the stalks from the ground.

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The wheat then goes up inside the combine harvester

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and the wheat grains are separated from the stalks.

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The wheat grain is then collected by the tractor,

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ready to be packed into bags. I reckon the job's a good 'un!

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Would you like to take

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-this bag of wheat grain with you?

-That'd be handsome!

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-Now we've harvested the grain, what can we turn it into?

-Flour!

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Flour can be turned into all sorts of yummy things

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for our home-grown feast. But how are we going to turn it into flour?

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ROOT FINDER DINGS Someone wants to get a hold of me.

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Dad, can you take that? I'll check my root finder.

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It's Sam, Max and Sienna.

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We live near a brilliant place.

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A place where you can turn grain into flour.

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Righto. I best be off if I'm going to make some delicious treats

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for the home-grown feast. Thanks for inviting me.

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-I'll see you in a bit. ALL:

-See you soon, Mr Bloom.

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-Ah, hello, Miss, hello, Tiddlers. KIDS:

-Hello, Mr Bloom.

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Oh! Look what we've got here.

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-Have you been picking these from the garden?

-Yes.

-Wow!

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We've got some lovely radishes and some nice green beans.

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-Ooh, what are you drawing here?

-Strawberries!

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Strawberries. You're all drawing strawberries.

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Did I see that you were growing some strawberries too?

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-We've already picked them.

-Ooh. Oh, right, I see.

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Where are they now?

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In our tummies.

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What? In your tummies? Have you eaten them all?

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Not really. We've turned some of them into jam.

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Oh, and I can see. This is the jam here.

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Perhaps we can use this jam for something for our home-grown feast,

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something like jam sandwiches or jam tarts, couldn't we?

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-ALL:

-Yeah.

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-We have it on toast.

-Do you? That reminds me.

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You said that you might be able to help me

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turn this sack of grain into flour. Is that right, Sienna?

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Yes, it is. Follow us, Mr Bloom.

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Ooh. Wobble my wheelbarrows,

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there's a windmill right in amongst all these houses.

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That's something you don't see every day.

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-Shall we take a closer look?

-Yeah!

-Come on, lead the way.

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People who live here look after the windmill and use it to make flour.

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Sam, who is this here?

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-Jenny. She works at the windmill.

-It's nice to meet you, Jenny.

-Hello.

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We are very excited about making some flour.

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We've brought this bag of wheat grain. Is that any good?

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That's wonderful, cos we're making lots of flour.

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The first job is to take this big sack up to the top of the mill

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and then yours can go up as well.

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To get to the top of the windmill,

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we need to carefully climb lots of steps, keeping hold of the handrail.

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Right, up we go. Are you coming?

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-OK, then, Tiddlers. Here we go, then. ALL:

-Three, two, one...

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Heave!

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Oh, you're going to have to shout it with me.

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-ALL:

-Heave!

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Heave!

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Heave!

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Whoa, there she is.

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There it goes.

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Grain goes down the chute.

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Here we go.

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Help it down, Tiddlers.

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Outside, the wind blows and turns the sails.

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The sails power the quern stones.

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The stones rub together...

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..and grind the grain into flour.

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It's floury, isn't it?

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In it goes.

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-That's lovely.

-Yeah, good banging.

-Very good. Good banging.

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Very good. Over the top.

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-Beautiful.

-Nice work, Sam.

-Beautiful.

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Tiddlers, look at all the flour we made. You know what?

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It's all thanks to the wind blowing outside.

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So what happens to the flour now, Tiddlers?

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-It gets sold to local people.

-What else happens to it, Sienna?

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We use it to bake at school.

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Here's a bag for you to take to school.

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Hey, that's very kind of you, Jenny. And, you know what?

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We might be able to make it into some tasty treats

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for our home-grown feast. What do you reckon?

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-ALL:

-Yeah!

-Whoohoo! We'll see you later, Jenny.

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Bye-bye.

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Make sure they're nice and clean. That's it. Good boy.

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Ooh. OK, Tiddlers. Let's see your mitts.

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Nice and clean. We're ready to start baking.

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What are we going to do first, Miss Bradley?

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-We're going to make some jam tarts.

-Who likes jam tarts?

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-KIDS:

-Me!

-Ah, very good.

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Ooh, good rolling.

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This pastry is made from flour from the windmill.

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-I sometimes help my mum to cook too.

-Do you?

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So you've had some practice.

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What else do you think is going to have to go in, Sam?

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-The jam.

-Yeah. Pop it in...

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-Blob.

-..to the pastry!

-Blob.

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Mm, and delicious jams made from strawberries

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that grew in the school garden.

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-Do they look yummy?

-Yeah.

-We've got some flour left over,

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so is there anything else that we could make?

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-Bread.

-Bread.

-Bread!

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We need to have one spoon of yeast. Do you think we should scoop it in?

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Make it flat. That's it. Scoop again.

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Then we need to put in some butter. Fantastic.

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I see. So we mix it all together.

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It's going to be delicious when it's cooked, isn't it?

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We need to make a well in the middle. Like a hole in the middle.

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-And in goes some water.

-That's it. Go on, Sam.

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Keep pouring while Sienna stirs it. That's perfect. Well done.

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It's all sticky and gooey. Look.

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-Is that looking a little bit more like bread now?

-Dough.

-That's right.

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It's looking like dough.

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That's it, Sienna. Thank you.

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Perfect. This is how we have to do it. You've got it.

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You have to pull it away. That's it. Stretch it out and turn it over.

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Do it again. Good girl.

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After a little rest in the bowl, the dough rises.

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Then we're ready to make our bread.

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Where do you think this needs to go next?

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Yeah, into your plant pots.

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It's plant pot bread!

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With sunflower seeds on top.

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Here they go.

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It's like it's raining.

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It's raining seeds.

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Everything's been baked now and we've made some scones as well.

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There you have it, Tiddlers.

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Look at the selection of yummy food for our home-grown feast.

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Do you know what I like about it?

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All of this was made from the flour that we got from the mill.

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ROOT FINDER DINGS Looks like someone

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wants to get a hold of me. It's Fascia and her friends.

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Fruit and vegetables have grown all over our town.

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We need your help to pick everything, Mr Bloom.

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Looks like I'm needed. OK. Laters, taters.

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-ALL:

-See you later, Mr Bloom.

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I tell you what, the Tiddlers are right.

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This town is called Todmorden

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and there are things growing everywhere.

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It's a gardener's paradise.

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So let's see what else we can find.

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Wow.

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Look at all these lovely vegetables growing outside your police station.

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Are all these vegetables just for the police officers?

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-No, for everybody in Todmorden.

-Everyone? Everyone can pick some?

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-What have we been picking here?

-Courgettes.

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Courgettes. Well, let's get cracking.

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We'll have some of these.

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There's not many places where anyone can come along,

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pick themselves some nice courgettes.

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So, Fascia, what are you harvesting here?

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Spring onions.

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I can see that. Ooh, you know what? I can smell 'em as well.

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There's a lot more growing in this town, Mr Bloom.

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-Follow us.

-All right.

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Come on, Tiddlers. Bye, Inspector Rachel.

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Who likes cucumbers?

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-KIDS:

-Me!

0:23:030:23:05

Yeah, we do. Can you see that apple on the tree there?

0:23:050:23:08

-Yeah.

-Yeah.

-Ah. Is this the pear tree that you planted before?

0:23:080:23:12

-Yeah.

-Ooh. But I wonder...

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Do you think we're going to get any pears from that for your feast?

0:23:150:23:19

No, it's a baby pear tree. There's no pears on it.

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That's right. That tree is just a Tiddler like you lot.

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We'll have to wait a bit longer for the pears.

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-But what have we got growing here? KIDS:

-Blackcurrants!

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-Blackcurrants. And who likes blackcurrants?

-Me!

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Well, let's get picking some, then.

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Put them in my hand.

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Dr Rebecca is helping us pick herbs outside the medical centre.

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Parsley is lovely.

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Mm!

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-There's some here.

-What do you think we could use these herbs for?

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-Pizza.

-Make some pizza for the home-grown feast.

-Yeah.

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Sounds like a deal.

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Ooh! I tell you, it's a bit like a jungle in here.

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These tomatoes are growing brilliantly inside,

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thanks to the sun's light and heat coming in through the roof.

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Look at this great big one!

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I can see something long and thin and green over there.

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-What's that?

-Cucumber!

-Cucumber!

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Ooh, they're big ones.

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-What are you Tiddlers looking at?

-Fish.

-Fish?!

-Yeah.

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So why are there fish here?

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The fish in the water help the plants grow.

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Their poop makes special water.

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I can't say that fish poo is my idea of a tasty treat,

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but if it helps grow these salad leaves, then it's good by me.

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Eh, well done, fish.

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Tiddlers, who's this here with you?

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-Madeleine.

-Madeleine. Nice to meet you.

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-Nice to meet you, Mr Bloom.

-Let's see what we've got.

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We've got courgettes, cucumbers, tomatoes, herbs.

0:25:050:25:08

-Are you Tiddlers ready? KIDS:

-Yeah.

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What are we going to be doing with these?

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We're going to be making really healthy pizza.

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Righto! We've washed our hands, so let's get rolling.

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Really lean on it.

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-Fantastic.

-Hey, well done, Phoebe.

-Fantastic.

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We've carefully cut our pizza bases into fish shapes,

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like the fish we met inside.

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The tomato sauce should be absolutely excellent and delicious,

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cos we've made it from the tomatoes you harvested earlier.

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We also used the parsley, spring onions and basil as well.

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-I'm putting eyes on it.

-You're giving him some eyes.

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-Here's some basil.

-Fantastic.

-There you are.

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-Do you want some?

-Do fish usually have eyebrows?

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Yeah, go for it.

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That's plenty, yeah.

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The pizzas look fantastic, don't they, Mr Bloom?

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To celebrate, we should all have a smoothie

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from the fruit that you harvested earlier.

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Mm.

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Mm. Look at these fishy pizzas. I reckon they look FIN-tastic.

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They'll go down a treat at our home-grown feast.

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Once they've been cooked, of course.

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Speaking of which, I best be on my way. I'll see you all soon.

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-ALL:

-See you later, Mr Bloom.

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So here I am back in Liverpool.

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I can't wait to see how the community garden is getting on.

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Shall we take a look? Come on, then.

0:27:010:27:03

Oh, would you look at this?

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Everybody is busying away, picking loads of fruit

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and vegetables for the home-grown feast.

0:27:200:27:23

Oh, aye. Those Chinese melons, they've grown nicely and all!

0:27:230:27:28

Right, we best get stuck in.

0:27:280:27:31

-What are you harvesting here?

-Some onions.

-Onions?!

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Ooh, now they're one of my favourites. Where did they grow?

0:27:350:27:39

-Underground.

-Under the ground, you're right.

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In fact, it's just like the potatoes we harvested earlier.

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Oh, there he is.

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-What are all these bits here?

-Roots.

-That's right.

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There we are. There's one onion for our home-grown feast.

0:27:520:27:56

Righto. All the food is picked, but there's plenty more to do.

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These are lovely sweet seed bites.

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-A little ball of sweetness without sugar.

-Oh, who fancies a go?

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-BOTH:

-Me!

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These bites can be made with figs and seeds that were grown in the garden.

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Roll it, roll it, roll it.

0:28:270:28:29

-It's sticking on the ball.

-That's right.

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In it goes. I've made my first sweet seed bite.

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And we're using herbs and potatoes to make a fresh pesto salad.

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Ah, and look! Even the scarecrow has turned up.

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If you're not busy, can you just hold my sign?

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There we go.

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Well, Tiddlers, what a job!

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You've all been brilliant,

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taking things from seed to this fantastic food that we've got here.

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So, without further ado, I now declare this home-grown feast open!

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CHEERING

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There's plenty of food to go round,

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so all our Tiddler friends have come along.

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We've got cucumber, tomatoes, chickpeas.

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-Right, what are you after?

-Strawberries.

-Strawberries?

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How about that for a little picnic?

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Eh, this food is scrumptious.

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If you fancy having a feast of your very own,

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then just go to the CBeebies website

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where you'll find loads of recipes for tasty treats.

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Lots of other people from the community have come along too.

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They're all celebrating the journey from seed to feast.

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We're growing in the ground.

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We rise to the sun.

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It's big.

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And powerful!

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Well, I have had a fantastic time at your home-grown feast.

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-Have you had fun, Tiddlers? ALL:

-Yeah!

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Oh, I'm glad to hear it. But, you know what?

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It's time I was hitting the road.

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Join me soon when I'll be here, there and...

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-ALL:

-Everywhere!

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That's right. Bye-bye.

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THEY CHEER

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# Where is it you like to go?

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# Call me up and let me know

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# What is it you like to do?

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# I'll pop along and do it too

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# Cities, towns, the countryside

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# I can travel far and wide

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# I'm all about and everywhere

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# I'm here and there. #

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Mr Bloom travels here, there and everywhere meeting children from communities across the north of England who just love to grow fruit and veg. He follows the journey from seed to plate, culminating with a Home Grown Feast celebration at a community garden in Toxteth, Merseyside.