Another walk/workshop with Gainsborough!

Would
 you 
like 
to 
learn 
about
 and 
find
 edible
 plants, 
fruits
 and
 berries,
 and 
transform 
them
 into 
jams,
 jellies
 and 
chutneys?
 Join us for a foraging walk around West Ham, followed by a… Continue reading

East End Jam – 9th August write up

Despite the rain we had a brilliant day yesterday – harvesting over 10kg of fruit! We collected apples, elderberries, amazingly fat rosehips, blackberries, pears, and loads and loads of plums. Photos were tricky… Continue reading

Big Plum Pick – 31st July 2017

On Monday 31st July I’ll be hanging out in Haggerston Park with my picking sticks, harvesting some of the abundant cherry plums/mirabelles. This is an open invite for anyone who would like to… Continue reading

Working out the route for Wednesday 9th August

I went to West Ham today to check out what’s ripe, and what route the walk will follow to collect as much edible produce as we can! I started on the north side… Continue reading

9th August: open workshop at Gainsborough Learning Centre

Would
 you 
like 
to 
learn 
about
 and 
find
 edible
 plants, 
fruits
 and
 berries,
 and 
transform 
them
 into 
jams,
 jellies
 and 
chutneys?
 Join us for a foraging walk around West Ham, followed by a… Continue reading

Foraging with Gayhurst School

On Tuesday 4th July I led a group of 25 children from Gayhurst School on a foraging expedition in Haggerston Park. London Class are in reception (age 4 and 5) and were very… Continue reading

Foraging walk for ‘House of Healing’

On Saturday 27th May I led a short foraging walk as part of ZU-UK’s ‘House of Healing’ conference at GAS Station in West Ham. We followed the hedgerow through West Ham’s Memorial Recreation… Continue reading

New links and partnerships

As the East End Jam project grows I am making new links and starting to scope out potential partnerships. As part of a project with UCL Culture this week has seen some great… Continue reading

First Family Forage of the summer

Foraging for elderflower and nettles in Haggerston Park today! The nettles are mostly already in flower – but we found a young patch off in a corner. Nettle soup, and a bumper batch… Continue reading

Jamboree – Sunday 25th September

Join us on Sunday 25th September 2016 at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for JAMBOREE, a public feast of jam, jelly, chutney and other preserves made during this year’s East End Jam workshop. The… Continue reading