East End jam

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East End jam was inspired by an unexpectedly fruitful walk around Stratford (east London) in July 2014. On the ordinary light industrial and residential streets of the city I found plums, elderberries, sloes,… Continue reading

21st October – late season forage

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On Monday 21st October we led a late season foraging walk and jam making workshop from a base in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This was part of a project by artist Lucy Harrison… Continue reading

Jamboree!

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On Wednesday 23rd October we’ll be at the last drop cafe in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, serving up a free public feast of the foraged jam that we’ve made this season! Come along… Continue reading

Something Held in the Mouth

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On Saturday 5th October we headed back to Folkestone for the ‘Mouthings’ symposium, part of ‘Something Held in the Mouth’ Festival at Custom. Yo can listen to an audio recording of my talk,… Continue reading

Lewisham Unitarians Jam Weekend! 28/29th September 2019

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As September came to an end, East End Jam was honoured to be invited to carry out a workshop at the Lewisham Unitarian meeting house. This event brought together foraging, jam making, belief,… Continue reading

SPARC Symposium Workshop – September 2019

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From Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th September, we were invited to jam it up at the SPARC symposium! The symposium focused on ecological thinking and land music through a variety of forms; from… Continue reading

Folkestone Jam Sunday 15th September

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We travelled to Folkestone on Sunday 15th September to lead a foraging walk and jam making workshop in collaboration with Custom Folkestone, led by artist/chef Cherry Truluck. It was a beautiful day –… Continue reading

Wilton Way Workshop – 20th August

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On a sunny Tuesday in August, East End Jam conducted a workshop for the local community of the Wilton Way Estate. We were joined by young people and adults alike, all brimming with… Continue reading

Coming Next! Wilton Estate Family Jam – Tuesday 20th August.

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Would you like to learn how to make jam, chutney and jelly from the fruit in Wilton Way community garden and surrounding area?Come to the free family East End Jam workshop! We will… Continue reading

Foraging and Jamming E15

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On Saturday 10th August I lead a foraging walk around Stratford High Street. We met on the Greenway and walked south a little way along it – gathering apples and elderberry, before turning… Continue reading

Stratford Workshop – Saturday 10th August

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Are you interested in exploring the edible plant life available in your local area? Do you want to know how you can transform those edibles into lovely jams with like minded people? Then… Continue reading