Category Archives: Food

Edible Hexham – prizewinners !

On the 5th July four stalwart members of Edible Hexham travelled to Alnwick Gardens to learn they had been awarded first prize in the ‘Urban” category of the annual NCC competition ‘Love Northumberland” Pictured receiving their certificate and award of … Continue reading

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Annual plant swop stall

Oue annual plant swop stall at the farmers market will this year be on May 13th. Bring any  spare veg, or fruit seedlings or seeds to the stall to swop with something you don’t have. This is a good chance … Continue reading

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New Edible Hexham bed planted

On March 4th the great Edible Hexham volunteers planted up the 3rd bed at the exit of the Wentworth car park. The latest bed has 2 apple trees, black and redcurrants, gooseberries and strawberries in it – lots of delicious … Continue reading

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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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