Niki, Jamie and I met for lunch to have a look at our diaries and do a spot of planning....and we've come up with this, for the time being...
Thursday 8th September- Evening Harvest of 1 Apple Tree- Niki will send details
Sunday 11th September- Meet at noon for forage of Wick Woodland, at Hackney Tree Nursery- Carina has sent details
Wednesday 14th September- Evening harvest of fruit trees to be found to be arranged by someone
Saturday 17th September- The Climbers are harvesting the pear street and have invited Hackney Harvest to join
Wednesday 21st September- Evening harvest of fruit trees to be found to be arranged by someone
Sunday 25th September- Daytime harvest of fruit trees to be found to be arranged by someone...
Sunday 2nd October- Daytime harvest of fruit trees to be found to be arranged by someone...
Other harvesting to be arranged....and some events that The London Orchard Project are organising
Sunday 9th October- The London Orchard Project are going to be at Roots and Shoots
Saturday 14th October- The London Orchard Project are going to the Cecil Sharp House Apple Day (this one should be really wholesome!)
Sunday 16th October- The London Orchard Project hosting an Apple Day at the Centre for Wildlife Gardening in Peckam
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October- The London Orchard Project are hosting an Apple Festival at Camley Street Nature Reserve. It would be great to showcase Hackney Harvest at this. And there'll be cider workshops, cider tasting, music, workshops and general merriment.
This will also double up as my leaving party....so come!
18th November- Feeding the 5000- organised by Niki and Tristram Stuart
Late November- Hackney Medlar Harvest
3rd or 4th December- Christmas Medlar Preserving Workshop, somewhere in Hackney
So if anyone knows of any trees, or fancies looking for them, this would work well!...
Come to our Apple Day Events on 16th, 22nd and 23rd October, for your chance to get advice on planting a fruit tree in your garden, and order a tree and starter pack for a fiver! More details on our homepage www.thelondonorchardproject.org
The London Orchard Project
07734 324 881
Please note that I work part-time and may therefore not get back to you today.
Developing a skilled community of Londoners to plant, care for and harvest fruit trees, connecting urban communities and increasing access to fruit.