Fancy Picking Cider Apples.........

Home » Latest News » Fancy Picking Cider Apples....

Fancy Picking Cider Apples for Charity.........

Transition langport


If you turn up at Merrick's Farm this Sunday, 20th Nov at 10.30am in the orchard at Merricks Farm, you can help pick apples to turn it into cider to be sold at Green Fair and the Harvest Supper next year.

For those of you not sure how this all works: Merricks donates the cider apples, Transition Town members pick them up and help press the apples to turn it into cider to be sold at Green Fair and the Harvest Supper the following year. Transition Town gets a donation from the proceeds raised and the surplus monies go towards off setting the expenses of holding the Green Fair. So, if this job doesn't get done, two important local community groups miss out on funding.

The situation is urgent because, although the cider apples have been late to fall this year, the annual arrival of flocks of starlings to clear up all the fallen fruit through the orchards has not been similarly delayed and so there is a clash of interests! Hence the short notice call for volunteers!

The weather for Sunday is overcast and cool , so good picking weather.

Contact Jane or Simon Brooke (Merricks Farm) for more info, 01458 252901.

merricks farm

More news from Curry Rivel

Glorious Somerset Gardens 2019
: Wed 17 Apr 5:15am

You can help St Margarets' Hospice and visit a number of Glorious Somerset Gardens with a season ticket.Glorious Somerset Gardens season tickets, priced at £25, will give entry to all of the gardens participating in the 2019 season. The Glorious Somerset Gardens Scheme raises crucial funds for the hospice. There...

CRiB Planter theft Somersetlive1
: Tue 16 Apr 8:03am

The recent shocking theft of Curry Rivel in Bloom planters) has reached a wider audience with the recent story in Somersetlive.You can read the full story at Somersetlive — https://www.somer...

Bird Poems of Romantic Poets
: Mon 15 Apr 6:59am

Bird Poems of the Romantic PoetsWed 15th May 2019WEA CourseLong Sutton Village Hall, Martock Road, Long Sutton, TA10 9NT2-5pm£10 to include tea / coffee and cakeThe bird is traditionally an image of the poetic voice and, as such, held much appeal for poets of the Romantic period — and beyond. We shall...