HARVEST FESTIVAL SATURDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER
Enjoy free South American music, make chutneys, learn about bee keeping and take part in a wild food walk during our Harvest Festival event which will be held from 1pm to 5pm on 22nd September 2012.
Grupo Lokito will perform rumba and salsa music between 1pm to 2.30pm, and Sarabanda will perform salsa, son and timba music from 3pm to 4.30pm.
We’ll be making strawberry lemonade and strawberry ice cream to give away – putting the focus on the park’s heritage as a strawberry growing centre in Victorian times. You will also have the opportunity to learn about making chutney using our tomato glut from the greenhouse.
Bee Urban will give people the opportunity learn about bees – plus viewing live ones in their portable hive – as well as rolling your own wax candles.
Brockwell Bake will be selling pizzas baked in a wood fired oven, and there will be a plant stall giving people the chance to buy low cost vegetable plants grown in our greenhouse.
PLUS at an Invisible Food Street Food workshop (1 - 3pm) the focus will be on South Asian cooking from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. You are invited to come along and identify wild herbs, berries and roots in the nature area that you can turn into pakora, sambar curry, biryani and chutney. We will also cook some dishes and people are welcome to call in for part of the workshop or stay for the whole time. Further info or if you'd like to help, contact Ceri by email or call 07963 446605
The strawberry and chutney food workshops are funded by the Big Lottery Fund's Local Food scheme, and the music is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
MUSIC ON THE BANDSTAND
Junction Jazz and Clapham Community Choir will perform on the bandstand from 2pm on Sunday 23rd September.
FOOD SESSIONS AT THE PARK
This Saturday’s food heroes session has been postponed due to the Harvest Festival when Food Heroes will be making ice cream, lemonade and.
We pay food heroes £40 to teach other people about the food they know and love. No experience needed and you will be supported by our food manager Rebecca Maddox during the session. If you are interested in becoming a food hero please contact Rebecca Maddox by email
FAMILY COOK AND EAT BREAKFAST CLUB
The family cook and eat breakfast club will be making green eggs and ham this Friday from 9am in the Mulberry Centre.
RETIRED PEOPLE'S LUNCH CLUB
Retired people are welcome to come and eat lunch made with vegetables and fruit from the greenhouse at the depot from noon each Friday.
FREE TOP SOIL
A local resident has got in touch to say she’s over ordered on the top soil for her garden and people are welcome to come along with a wheelbarrow and take some away. Please get in touch with me if you are interested in this email Victoria