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Edible Birmingham

30/09/2010

Birmingham Friends of the Earth are inviting all to this fantastic event –

A celebration of locally grown and produced food

at All Saints Church Hall, Kings Heath from 1pm to 5 pm, Sat October 2nd

Activities include….

Gardeners Swap Shop
As a part of this event allotment holders and gardeners are invited to bring along surplus produce and secondary produce to share and exchange.

  • We will have an apple press to turn your surplus apples into juice
  • Bring and swap any fruit or vegetables that you have grown
  • Bring and swap your jams and preserves
  • Bring and swap your chutneys and pickles
  • Enjoy workshops on local food matters
  • Purchase from local farmers and growers

With small scale local growers and producers to complement the Farmer’s market
Film and video shorts (about food of course!)
Home-made soups, tea, coffee and cakes (locally sourced where possible)

Workshops/speakers include:

  • Grofun & Transition Kings Heath
  • Edible Erdington – Eleanor Hoad
  • The importance of Bees – Dr Adam Bates
  • What does local food mean? – Jayne Bradley
  • Seed Propagation – Ken Whittaker
  • Sustainable Livestock Bill – F.O.E. speaker

Directions
All Saints Church Hall is on Vicarage Road, close to the junction with Kings Heath High Street. It can be reached by bus on the 11, 35 and 50 routes.

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