The Isle of Axholme was at one time famous for growing celery.
During the nineteenth century it would have been transported across the country by rail. Much of it travelled along the Isle of Axholme Joint Railway line. In 1927 7000 bundles of celery left Epworth station in just three days.
We can see them harvesting the celery from the fields at Haxey in this image. Although it is no longer centre of celery growing the fields across the Isle of Axholme still grow many crops including peas, potatoes, beetroot and rapeseed.
Image courtesy of the North Lincolnshire Museum image archive.