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Free Food Challenge



  • Ive got a carrier bag full of runner beans in my freezer from my uncle who grows them but doesnt like them.
    My F-I-L gave me 3 tomatoes yesterday.
    DD2 planted a broad bean in a pot at school and we planted it in the garden and got 4 pods off it! (But we dont like broad beans so I used them when I was making stock)

    Im not doing as well as everyone else. I must look too well fed for people to give me food. Another reason to go on a diet...... :rotfl:
  • klare_2
    klare_2 Posts: 281 Forumite
    i have had corgettes , cherry tomatoes, potatoes, carrots from my garden oh and some lettuce, some runner beans from the mum in law and a cabbage from my mum but i gave her the seedlings in the first place. if i could bring myself to kill the cat we coul dhave free meat too lol ONLY KIDDING i love my cats to pieces!
    :EasterBun ...what more do I need to say?!
    its all in the name of medical science.
  • Sarahsaver
    Sarahsaver Posts: 8,390 Forumite
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    I got two chickens for free this week :) (dead ones) I got one last week, still in date, but when i went to open it to cook for sunday dinner it was so smelly... went and told the butcher, in a very discreet and non confrontational manner, and they gave me TWO fresh chickens:)
    and got given 2 jars of pickle, onions and cabbage.
    Also salad out of my garden does that count? Rocket, lettuce, basil and coriander, and bayleaves, and a few tomatoes. And eggs from the hens.
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  • elona
    elona Posts: 11,806 Forumite
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    I have just been picking brambles this morning.

    According to DD they are £1.69 for a small punnet in Morrisons.:j
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  • Spendless
    Spendless Posts: 24,136 Forumite
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    we've been blackbery picking and been given some cherry tomatoes, but am I allowed to include the following as well;

    When I'm back at work next week I get my lunch provided free, my little girl goes to my grans whilst I work and eats there.

    The free college course I do provides me with a free drink and little girl with a free drink and biscuit whilst she's in the free creche.
  • tru
    tru Posts: 9,138 Forumite
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    9 leeks, 12 chicken stock cubes, 2 small boxes of rabbit food, 12 sausages, 2 pork chops :j :D
  • squeaky
    squeaky Posts: 14,129 Forumite
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    .. and a partri-idge in a pear tree!

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  • tru
    tru Posts: 9,138 Forumite
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    You've just reminded me, I've got some free bird seed too :D
  • bonnie_2
    bonnie_2 Posts: 1,463 Forumite
    runner beans
    2 marrow
    packet of breakfast sausage and ham
    crisps and sunny d's
    packet of marshmallows
    not bad eh
  • Am I allowed to ask, how do you all manage to get this much free stuff?
    (Apart from stuff you yourself have grown, or foraged for, ie, brambles?)
    Am I lacking the right technique? :think:
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