Category Archives: Food

New Orchard for Acomb

Tynedale was once a thriving fruit growing area but with the march of supermarkets and the ‘perfect’ red apple most local orchards have been lost and yet another connection to the source of our food gone. We aim to replace … Continue reading

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Tynedale Fruit Map

Tynedale Fruit Map The new google map is now available for public view to help you all find free fruit in the hedges and fields of Tynedale. The map is ongoing. Everyone is encouraged to send in findings of new … Continue reading

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Halti Harvest Sat 17th Sept

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Apple Day Oct 8th

Apples and bottles wanted for Apple Day , Oct 8th This day is an annual event at the Farmers Market. Every year TT are invited to participate and we hold an apple pressing stall. Some of the juice produced is … Continue reading

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Tynedale Fruit Map

For fruit foragers – the Tynedale Fruit Map ! 2016 promises yet again to be a bumper year for fruit and yet again a lot of this will not be harvested and go to waste unless picked and processed. To … Continue reading

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Community garden clearup

Sat 17th Sept :   HMS community garden Big Autumn Clear Up     10.30 – 4pm      Please come and help harvest produce and tidy up for early Autumn . Jobs include :       – : Harvesting the … Continue reading

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Annual seed and plant swop stall

As part of our aim of encouraging local food production we are holding our annual plant swop stall at the Farmers market this year on Saturday 14th May  9am – 2pm   This year we are teaming up with the … Continue reading

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Growers Question Time: Sun 3rd April

Growers Qtime 16 Please follow the link to see details of Gardeners Question Time event in Ovingham with 3 local experts. Any problems ? They can answer them !!

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Many household have now received notices about buying a ticket for your brown bins for garden waste from the council. But why not compost your own waste ? Not just garden waste but also raw vegetable and fruit waste from … Continue reading

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Edible Hexham 2015

Edible Hexham :  As the season draws to a close many thanks are due to the stalwart few who maintain the various planters and beds around Hexham. They have looked ( and tasted !) good all year and we have … Continue reading

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