Aston Villa become first Premier League club to own allotment

Villa manager Paul Lambert gives the thumbs up against Swansea during the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
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Aston Villa become the first Premier League club to own an allotment in order to provide their chef with fresh produce.

Aston Villa have become the first Premier League club to own an allotment.

The Midlands outfit, who are 15th in the league table, grow their own vegetables for the club chef on an acre of land.

According to the Daily Mail, the project provides youngsters the chance to become chefs and they are given the responsibilities of growing vegetables on a daily basis.

Meanwhile, tonight Paul Lambert's side will take on Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road.

Belgian striker Christian Benteke celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during an English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal on January 13, 2014
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