Under pressure!

After the gathering comes the pressure! On Saturday the 1st of October we will be converting all those scrumdiddly umcious apples into a variety of pleasing drinks. Maybe an adult beverage or three. This Saturday we will build a fruit press or two, sort through the good the bad and the beautiful and get pressing […]

Let there be light!!

Four week in and we have now done a detailed survey of the site and its buildings and identified what we need. As in the best of traditions the problem is the solution and we need above all heat and electricity for the structures (I’m already tired of typing greenhouse and polytunnel!!) and electricity in […]

Prep Planting Update

We’ve been out prep planting again today. While we were at it we also checked on the blackthorn and damsons that we planted earlier in the month. So far we’ve planted some 60 fruit trees and 20 or so currant shrubs (a job which has taken less than 4hrs in total – and most of […]

Meet the ‘Uppies’: Part 1

Introducing the Uppie Definition An Uppie is a person who has taken the decision to live a less wasteful life in the hope of ensuring a brighter future for the generations who have yet to set foot on our beautiful blue-green planet. An Uppie is different from most self-proclaimed ‘greens’ in that they do not […]