Monday, 21 October 2013

Planned harvesting & foraging events for 22nd -- 31st OCTOBER

OCTOBER EVENTS 22nd - 31st

TUESDAY 22nd AM: Pear picking in SE23 Brockley rise area. This will be an early harvest to start at 9am. Meet at 8.45am on Brockley Rise

TUESDAY 22nd AM/PM: Grow wild are having a special day event. This will start earlier than normal at 11am, meet at Peckham Library for a forage in the meadows then on to cook with the produce at the kitchen in New Cross SE14. They will possibly be cooking additional recipes with previously harvested fruits. This event workshop may be accompanied by a film crew.

THURSDAY 24th AM: Harvest of apple tree/s in Honor Oak area. Possibly more than one garden (tbc)

FRIDAY 25th AM: Apple garden harvest in SE23 10.30

SATURDAY 26th AM: Garden harvest in Honor Oak/Hornimans area with several apple trees. Call or email me for exact meeting place at 10.15am

SUNDAY 27th AM: Another chance to gather chestnuts in Greenwich Park Advice provided on how to differentiate between Horse & Sweet chestnut trees and nuts. Recipes may also be provided, but these will also be posted on the website prior to the event.
As last week, we will aim to meet just before 11am, ready for a short introduction and be ready to kick off our collecting at 11am. The event is expected to last several hours depending on weather conditions and how much fruit people want to collect.
As usual, we plan to bring a close to the event by toasting each others good health & sharing foraging tales in a local public house (yet to be decided).
Sturdy footwear is a must. Gloves are optional, but recommended.--- we will be going as the storm is not predicted to start until the evening!!
Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing for all events and as always... Bring your OWN BAGS!!

FRIDAY 1st NOVEMBER: 10.30-4.30 Quince Day workshop at Grow Mayow - Please contact me for booking info. Nominal fee will apply to cover costs, but you do get to take some produce home. Limited places!! Please book early.

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