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bike_witchfd1f55Roman Food at the Farm Tues 29th October 2pm - 4pm Join Bristol Museum’s team at LWCF to discover the Roman’s love of apples. Taste Roman food and take a trail back in time through the orchard, then make a Roman coin to offer to the goddess of harvest. Free. Remarkable Romans Day  At Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queen's Road, BS8 1RL Wed 30th October 10am - 4pm A FREE BUS will be running between Lawrence Weston, Blaise Castle House Museum and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Read more [...]
Barley Wood Walled Garden Long Lane Wrington Bristol BS40 5SA Inspired by our Mexican partner in food crime Paûla Zarate (one-fourth of The Ethicurean) we have drawn together an evening of un-rivalled excellence. We shall lay on a Mexican feast (no burritos, they are not Mexican). We have written a cocktail list for the occasion and will be mulling a Mole spiced cider. Our world-famous Somerset Cabaret returns and The Barley Wood Mummers’ will be performing their newest play, ‘Albert and Read more [...]

National Trust Apple Events

September 30th, 2013 | Posted by Kristin in Eat local | Events | Get involved - (0 Comments)
Apple Pressing Day Sunday 13 October from 12 noon Redland Green Allotments, access via gate by Redland Green Farm Bring along some apples and go home with some tasty, fresh juice. Don't forget to bring a bottle with you. Have a go at making your own juice with the National Trust and the RGAA. First find out how to use a scratter before flexing your muscles using our press. Fun for the whole family. For more information please email Nicole at nicole.armitage@nationaltrust.org.uk www.facebook.com/LeighWoodsNT Blaise Read more [...]

Forest of Avon Fruit Tree Offer!

September 30th, 2013 | Posted by Kristin in Grow local - (0 Comments)
Place your orders by the end of October, for collection in November (date tbc). Apples: £26.00 Pears: £27.00 Cherries & plums: £28.00 (all of the above approx.1.5m tall in 12 litre pots) Fruit bushes: £8.00 (10 canes); £8.00 (3 litre pot) Stake & tie: £2.00 Rabbit guard: £0.75 Mat (50cm2) & 4 pegs: £1.00 Delivery (Up to 3 trees) £5.00 (0-5 miles of Ashton Court); £10.00 (6-10 miles) Larger numbers or distances by arrangement (typically between £4- £8/ tree) For more information Read more [...]

11am–4pm Sunday 6 October
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Winterbourne
Run by: Winterbourne Medieval Barn

Celebrate the Apple Harvest! Working Horse-drawn mill. Juice & Cider, Huge traditional cider press
local produce & food & crafts, hawks and owls trust, pigs, children’s activities, stationary engines.

Church Lane, Winterbourne, BS36 1SE
www.winterbournebarn.org.uk/

We will be talking about what activities we offer, our latest news, and our future plans. Held in the Ledbury Room at The Gatehouse Centre, Hareclive Road, Hartcliffe, Bristol BS13 9JN from 10:30am to 1.00pm, 4th October “Sowing the seeds for our future” An informal discussion to consider the direction of HHEAG’s work in the future. (A buffet Lunch is provided from 12.00pm to 12.45pm) FFI please call the HHEAG office on 0117 946 5285 or Email info@hheag.org.uk. http://www.hheag.org.uk/ Read more [...]

An afternoon of wild food!

September 28th, 2013 | Posted by Kristin in Courses | Eat local | Events - (0 Comments)
It's back, it's only £20 and and its packed with enough edible delights to get you diving into the next hedge you see! On the last session we found over 30 things to cook with, snack on and stick in sandwiches. Come along and get clued up about what is quietly waiting to be gobbled up by you. But get there before the goats! Guaranteed to change the way you look at a hedgerow or parkland forever! Courses are led by Dave Hamilton, expert plantsman, freelance writer, garden tutor and author Read more [...]
Avon Conservation Volunteers are looking for a landowner who would like 250 trees or more planted on their public access land. This is a fantastic opportunity for a community based landowner as the trees would be planted by our volunteers free of charge. There is a choice between Standard or Fruit trees. We are aiming to get the trees planted by the end of November. The Big Tree plant is a campaign to encourage people and communities to plant more trees in England's towns city's and neighbourhoods. Read more [...]
JUSTJONES& Tue 01 – Sat 05 October 8pm (Sat 2.30pm) Signed performance Thu 03 October This October, JustJones& present a contemporary adaptation of Ibsen’s classic tale of morality, An Enemy of the People. Relocating the story to Cornwall, Dr Stockmann and her brother, the Mayor, have founded a Co-Operative Health Spa and their town’s fortunes are transformed. When Dr Stockmann discovers that the health of the planet is threatened by one of their business deals, she assumes everyone Read more [...]
Meet, Talk, Feast! Sat 5th Oct. 11am-4pm. Feed Bristol. This is a very important time for working out how Bristol can feed itself into the future. Come and take part in these free workshops with people who are striving towards a sustainable food future for Bristol. All are welcome. This is a special event which is part of Avon Wildlife Trust's Feed Bristol monthly programme of open days. Here you can learn, share ideas and help to create solutions. As well as joining in with the talks and Read more [...]