|Hello lovely Abundancers!
I hope this finds you well and full of Autumnal and appley joy!
Thanks very much to all Abundancers, who make our events happen! 9th- Nov to Dec 3rd- 299.5kg fruit rescued, 10 harvests, 2 juicings, 3 chutney sessions,81 jars of chutney made, 97kg shared with 20 places in Sheff! And thanks muchly to Sue and Eli for rescuing 21.5kg windfalls last Sun 3rd! 🙂
Please text me if you want to be involved/share skills in any way=number at the bottom 😉
TONIGHT- CHUTNEYTASTIC APPLING WED! WED 6TH DEC 6-10PM
Join us to chatter together and get in the festive feeling as we’re making Christmas chutney!!
Get a free jar and recipe to take home!
Please bring food to share for tea 😉
THU 7th DEC- APPLEY JUICING with TIMEBUILDERS 10am-12pm
Meet Mick, Daniele and I to join in some apple juicing of some of the lovely apples we’ve picked recently!
Join us for free fruit, juicing and friendliness;-)
With Timebuilders St Mary’s gardening group.
THU 7th DEC-Growing Workshop, with James from Unity Edible Gardening
FRI 8TH DEC Abundance Skills Training With Timebuilders 1-3pm@St Mary’s, Bramall Lane
SUN 10th DEC 11am -Harvesting possible- If you would like to join us rescuing some apples then please get in touch!
WED 13th DEC- Christmas chutney making-last session! leaders places still available! See below!
SAT 16TH DEC-Abundance Christmas/Solstice Social!
We will have this a little bit of a fundraiser with a suggested donation of £1-3 but let money be no barrier if you are skint please come anyway and bring your lovely self!
Bring festive nibbles to share and your own drinks! We’ll have chutney on sale as well!
CHUTNEY NOW ON SALE FOR CHRISTMAS/SOLSTICE!
Our delicious chutney is available at £3/jar or 2 jars for £5. Excellent addition to all festive food! Get in touch for details!
FRUIT TREE FOR CHRISTMAS!
Homegrown by Abundancers, these make great presents, for details see http://www.growsheffield.com
HAPPY HARVESTING INFO
#We can pay 40p a mile for fuel and reimburse bus fares but please tell Lucy in advance so she can bring some money!
#Supervised children welcome-let us know if you are bringing dogs so can chack with tree owner please!
#Let‘s take care to respect the gardens we are invited into
ABUNDANCE TRAINING MANUAL
Here is the updated Abundance Sheff Training Manual which covers all aspects of harvesting, sharing,recipes, preserving, juicing.
UPDATE IN A NUTSHELL
#We are now independent from Grow Sheffield, but still receiving some support.
#2017- Funding received for 3 community partnerships with St Mary’s Timebuilders,
Parson Cross Initiative and Darnall projects (Darnall Well Being, Darnall Family Development Project,
Darnall Community Allotment) and for a few coordinatorhours.
#Various training of volunteers has happened and is ongoing, with groups and individuals.
If you would like to receive training in any of the following please get in touch and i will see if it can be facilitated:
Abundance Skills Training(any/all aspects),
WordPress website training, Abundance Trike Training.
Thanks very much to everyone who has contributed so far.
Hope to see you abundancing soon, sunshine and appley wishes,
We are involving experienced Abundance freelancers
Daniele Rinaudo, Diane Cocker, Mikk Murray
in our community partnership work.