(…when safe & feasible to). What is Brogdale Collections? Brogdale Collections manages public access to the UK’s National Fruit Collection (NFC) at Brogdale Farm near Faversham in Kent. It is the largest collection of temperate fruit in one place in the world! Row upon row of fruit trees and grape vines make up its treasure […]
Introducing the Velojuicer – a pedal powered apple pressing machine The Velojuicer is a brand new invention for making juice at community apple days. It is a new improved version of the traditional scratter and press and is great fun to use, produces a large amount of juice in double quick time, and is a […]
The delicious Hounslow Wonder apple was once a forgotten variety, with the known population of these trees at a total of just four in the UK! Fortunately, The Orchard Project is working with community orchards in Hounslow to bring back their local heritage apple. Our London Project Manager, Jack McCrickard, explains his quest to save […]
We’ve all seen the word ‘craft’ on cider and ale labels, but what does it really mean? Here’s our chief Cider Maker, Rosa Fletcher, to unpick the question and explain why our own Local Fox is really quite a unique, ‘craft-y’ character!