Some jam recipes don’t require more than 300g of added sugar per kilo of fruit. I tried one with plums, tasted the result and thought about the potential benefits of such a recipe with regards to sugar intake, food miles and food self-provisioning.
We take a break from the series on the life expectancy of fruit trees to introduce three topics inspired by a recent trip to Switzerland: fruit trees at various altitudes, fruit trees in expanding cities and fruit trees in museum gardens.
The third part of a series on the life expectancy of fruit trees explores the Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden of the Edward James Foundation at West Dean in West Sussex, United Kingdom.
I am sorry I had to delay the publication of Les jardins d’ici‘s February 2019 post.
The second part of a series on the life expectancy of fruit trees continues with the planned renewal of the cherry trees at the British National Fruit Collection in Brogdale, United Kingdom.
This is the first part of a series on the life expectancy of fruit trees. We start with a story based on a real life incident, an ageing gardener who uproots trees in his orchard.
I attended the charity’s Annual General Meeting on 23 November in Brighton, UK, and volunteered on the 26th for a day at their Fruit Factory, where we pasteurised five hundred bottles of apple juice. The fruit-related activities of the trust are gaining momentum. Continue reading