Apples n’ Pears in Perfect Condition!

We are sometimes offered windfall apples or pears, which is fine if they haven’t been heavily bruised when falling. We would much rather come and view your tree and help you pick it or pick it ourselves then we can be assured the quality of the fruit for our juice, jam and chutney making.

We can of course accept windfalls if they are in tip top condition! Please comment here, or email us on wenabundance@gmail.com if you have any fruit to offer us!

Pauly looking a bit glum. No idea why there were plenty of apples!
Paul looks glum as he can spot some bruised apples!

Where do you pick your blackberries from?

It seems as if this year so far there has been a bumper crop of blackberries and plums, as well as some early apples. I picked my blackberries from Gunnersbury Park and was fortunate enough to be asked to pick some wonderful plums from an allotment, but where did you pick yours from and what interesting things have you made so far? Fill out the poll below and tell us!

There’s not only football in Old Trafford…but plenty of apples too! — Abundance Manchester

After a 2 year break, Abundance Manchester had a lovely pick from 2 large apple trees on a sunny Saturday at Seymour Grove Allotments (Old Trafford). Pete, a cute friendly dog, also did his bit to help! Nine trays of apples were harvested, along with a few large marrows and French beans to […]

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