Category Archives: Harvesting

Successful Squash Harvest party

October is the month when Summer produce starts to give way to more Autumnal fare. The bean and pea plants have given of their best, and are close to being consigned to the compost heap. Probably the definitive October crop … Continue reading

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Squash Picking Up Work Party

You are invited to a SQUASH HARVEST DAY with Bonfire and lunch provided. On Sunday 5th October 2014, 10am until 3pm for any amount of time  We need a hand at our Dippenhall site with gathering in the squash harvest … Continue reading

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The Hungary Gap

What is it? The excessively wet weather prevented us from cultivating the soil. Cropping plans are at least two weeks behind schedule. Although the sun is finally starting to shine, and the countryside around us is stirring into life, it … Continue reading

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What will be in your vegetable share in 2014?

This period is our hungry gap. We have finished much of our spring/summer/autumn 2013 crops and the new season’s crops 2014 haven’t grown sufficiently yet. During this time we will have to buy in some of our vegetables. This is … Continue reading

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NEW SEASON FIRST HARVEST

Its nearly here, beautiful fresh veg picked on the morning of the day that you collect them. First harvest is the 15th June and we want to celebrate by firing up the cob oven. This is slow food, a chance to … Continue reading

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This Season’s Veg Supplies

After a difficult start to the season, our supplies of different veg are buoyant. Here’s a good-looking but underwhelmingly small share from 26 July: With a better mix of sun and rain we’re doing better now and the shares this … Continue reading

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Monsieur Tomate – a bit of harvest day fun

With thanks to Ginny.  

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Harvesting is the New Saturday Social Event.

Last  Saturday the 13th August was a bumper harvest, both for the size of the vegetable share and for the number of helpers who turned out to pick the vegetables.

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Children’s Harvest July 2011

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Didn’t we have a lovely day . . . . .

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