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Abundance Apple Day 2015

Abundance Apple Day celebrated a bumper apple and pear harvest by pressing nearly two tonnes of fruit that would otherwise have gone to waste.  

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Apple picking

We’ve picked over a tonne of apples that would have gone to waste – and taught a load of kids about fruit and fun. The BBC came to film us – watch it here.

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Abundance London

Abundance London is a project set up by Sarah Cruz and Karen Liebreich to harvest the seasonal glut of local fruit (apples, pears, plums, quinces, cherries…) in our area. Each year hundreds of fruit trees go unpicked. We work with local schools and businesses to harvest fruit that would otherwise go to waste.  and preventing […]

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Mapping Fruit Trees – Abundance London Chiswick

Over the past few years we have been mapping  fruit trees in west London. Apples, pears, plums, quince, cherries, mulberries… Note that lots of these are in private gardens – so they are not available for the wider public, nor are the full details provided. These tree owners very generously let local kids come to pick on […]

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Edible Playground at Dukes Meadows

Abundance London planted up an Edible Playground up at Dukes Meadows in December 2011. We planted around 100 red, white and black currants, apple trees, alpine strawberries and bulbs.  

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Abundance Fruit Day

The Abundance Fruit Day of 1st October 2011 already seems like a long time ago – in those halcyon last hot days of the summer… Our big fruit press worked its way through a huge pile of apples, aided by many passersby, local children and even councillors. Steve Oram from PTES identified lots of mysterious […]

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Abundance London school picking

Throughout autumn 2011 Abundance London picked over a tonne and a half of fruit that would have gone to waste, we organised at least seven picking outings per week through September alone for local schools and volunteers. Little teams from Belmont, Cavendish, Grove Park, St Peters, Strand-on-the-Green and William Hogarth Schools trotted off to local […]

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