Cook up

On April 3, we held the first Hidden Orchard cook up – turning various harvested fruits into jams, lemon butter & other goodies.  Here are some shots from the day! Thanks to everyone who came along: some jars went home with participants and others may be available for sale as a Hidden Orchard fundraiser at … Continue reading Cook up

Big cook up

Next Monday we are hosting our first Hidden Orchard Community Jam and Sauce Making Day. A chance to get together and preserve some of the Hidden Orchard harvest. No experience is necessary. We’ll be working together and it will be a great opportunity to share and learn new skills. All the ingredients including fruit harvested during … Continue reading Big cook up

Saturday bonanza

Over 40 kg of plums and nearly 90 kg of apples were harvested this morning, with the bulk of the harvest distributed to Food is Free Laneway.  This amazing bounty came from just three trees!  The plum tree (see picture below) didn’t look that stunning until you got up close – it was loaded with … Continue reading Saturday bonanza

Sat March 18 harvest

Apples, pears & plums with the possibility of blackberries and quinces. Thanks to the generousity of the local community we have the opportunity to harvest apples, crab apples, pears and plums in the Black Hill and Eureka areas tomorrow morning starting from 10am. Where: Meet at the playground on the corner of Peel St and … Continue reading Sat March 18 harvest