Abundance Tameside – join the big pick!

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Join the growing movement of social scrumpers, collecting apples that would have otherwise have gone to waste from trees around Tameside. It’s fun, free and fruity!

The next session is: midday, Saturday 12th October 2013

MEET: 12 noon, Sat Oct 12th in car park in front of Ashton Train Station (Wellington Road, Ashton Under Lyne OL6 6JP)

WHAT TO EXPECT: The picking aims to be fun – meet new people, take home some apples (and maybe pears) and enjoy exploring parts of Tameside you never knew existed!

WHO: Everyone welcome – we will need some cars but can fit in people who arrive on public transport too. Bikes with trailers also welcomed.

COME PREPARED: We are picking mainly public trees so come prepared to wade through some brambles: old clothes, sturdy shoes, waterproofs and gloves are useful but not essential. We have all the harvesting equipment but a long handled cloth shopping bag is useful.

HOW LONG: We usually pick for a couple of hours depending on how many garden calls we get as we always try to call at these.

BOOKING: No need to book but it would be helpful if you could call Rachel on 07984 585375 or abundancetameside@gmail.com to let us know you’re coming and if you have a car etc.

GOT A TREE/SPOTTED A TREE?: If you have a tree you’d like us to pick or have spotted one you think might be suitable let us know: 07984 585375 or abundancetameside@gmail.com

Abundance Tameside