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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

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

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

Jamboree at QEOP October 24th

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This year’s Harvest Stomp was sadly cancelled due to high winds 😦 but we took part in the Family Half Term fun day on the Olympic Park instead. It was a beautiful sunny… Continue reading

Jamboree at Street Life Festival

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On Sunday 8th October we held a small Jamboree as part of Street Life Festival on Well Street Common. Our table was part of the ‘Take notice’ zone, and Leighanne Rodriguez gave a… Continue reading

Foraging and Jamming around Wilton Estate, 29th August

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We had a brilliant day yesterday foraging around the neighbourhood from a base at Wilton Estate Community Hall, as well as picking fruit and vegetables from their amazing community growing space. Around 15… Continue reading

Family Workshop 29th August 2018

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On Wednesday August 29th I’ll be leading a free family workshop with Wilton Estate Tenants and Residents Association. We’ll meet at the community hall in the centre of the estate at 12.30 for… Continue reading