Archives ~ 2012

BacktoBack Harvest Weekend

BacktoBack Harvest Weekend

Friday 26 October, a really cold, crisp day I did some work on mulching the fruit trees and pruning any sprouting rootstocks with a local volunteer and her young children and hosted the first of the BacktoBack walks. I'm inviting academics, researchers, artists and...

Harvest Happenings in October

Harvest Happenings in October

EATING, DRINKING, THINKING & MERRYMAKING - HARVEST CELEBRATIONS & APPLE PRESSING Friday 26th October 1pm-2pm: Back to Back* lunchtime walk. walk the new Fruit Route with ecologist Ed Darby & artist/poet Paul Connelly – meet at the Shed, Car Park 5. A...

Autumn action

Autumn action

Fruit routes AUTUMN - here's the full programme....See you at one or more of the events... Sunday 7 October visit Fruit Routes at Freshers Fair  HARVESTING Monday 8 October 12.00 & 16.00 Tuesday 9 October 12.00 Meet in front of Student Union (look for the Fruit...

Inhabiting the Fruit Route

Inhabiting the Fruit Route

Spring walks and Environment Day Fair - I met lots of students and staff at the Environment Day fair. People very curious about 'eating leaves' and even more so when they hear that they can do this on campus and are encouraged to do so. People sampling young hawthorn...

Events in May

Events in May

The first fruit route is fully blooming! All of the trees seem to be weathering the drought and intense rainfall of the last two months and are looking healthy and some are in already in blossom. Events as listed below taking place of Active Travel week and...

Planting Weekend

Planting Weekend

one hundred trees how small this blister on my  thumb Paul Conneally – Fruit Routes poet A fantastic weekend of digging, laughing, muddy boots and warming soup. The trees were successfully planted by bands of volunteers ranging from age 4 upwards: members of the local...

Plant + Celebrate, February 2012  Saturday 18 + Sunday 19 February 10-3pm planting Sunday 19 February 3-4pm celebration walk You are invited to join us on 18 + 19 February 10-3pm to plant fruit trees, berries and hedgerow plants. We will be planting a range of fruit...

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