Abundance Fruit Festival Saturday 1st October 11am – 3pm Turnham Green

Come along to the Abundance Fruit Festival at St Michael & All Angels, near
Turnham Green tube, 11-3pm this Saturday, 1st October.

Abundance London, in association with six local primary schools, have collected
nearly two tonnes of fruit that would have gone to waste.
– local jam-makers and bakers have been preparing preserves, jams, fruit
cheeses, cakes and savouries
– the giant fruit press will be there, powered by child-muscle, to make lovely fresh apple and pear juice
– honey from Chiswick bees
– freshly-grown herbs from Brentford
– bike-powered smoothie machine from Hammersmith Community Gardens, pedalled by local children (and MP)
– lots of traditional apple games – bobbing, longest peel, etc
– arts ‘n crafts stall for kids to make apple aprons, bags, dolls, etc
– cookery demonstration by top chef Ian from Sam’s Brasserie from 11.45
– heritage apple tree varieties not available in garden centres, eg. d’Arcy Spice, Keswick Codlin
– apple ID. Bring in 5 or 6 of your mystery apples if you would like our expert to identify your tree
– good food from Sam’s and Outsider Tart, using local fruit and veg (eg pumpkins from Chiswick House Walled Garden)
– bring in your surplus fruit and make an a la carte pressing of your own apples
– school stalls from the local primaries using Chiswick fruit

Karen Liebreich
Twitter: karenatgarden

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