Carefully recorded information about the origins of the fruit varieties conserved in the British National Fruit Collection should help the French clean their own records from the few mistakes they contain. Continue reading
The permaculture workshop I attended on 29 October at Stanmer Park in the United Kingdom led me to think further about the future of a great regenerative development by the Brighton Permaculture Trust called the ‘scrumping project’.
Being guided through the cherry collection at Brogdale last week felt like being transported into an Eden of colours, shapes and tastes.
I visited Brogdale, home to the British National Fruit Collection, ‘one of the largest fruit collections in the world’1, on 3 and 4 July.
‘Brexit’, the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, enables us to look afresh at the question of British jam standards, without being disturbed by the fear of European over-regulation. In Part 1, we look at the ‘jam wars’ that took place in the country in 2013.
The Brighton Permaculture Trust plans to process ten times more fruit than it used to with its new Fruit Factory in Stanmer Park, Sussex, United Kingdom. Just a drop in the ocean of fruit juice consumed in the area, but it is a promising start.
Are fruit trees dedicated to late people in public spaces a good idea and who can pick and eat the fruit?