Tamar Grow Local celebrates 10 years

    Tamar Grow Local is 10 years old in 2017 and we would love you to come and help us celebrate at some of the following events in October!

    Wed 4th October – Honey Fair, Callington Come along to see live honey extraction demonstrations and join us for a slice of honey cake. We’ll also have honey on sale, details of bee-keeping courses and bee-keeping sundries for sale.

    Thursday 5th October – Heralds of Spring Daffodil Conference, Tamar Valley CentreThe Heralds of Spring daffodil conference celebrates the 2017 Heritage Lottery funded daffodil project focusing on observation and identification of Tamar Valley daffodils in the local landscape. The conference will be an opportunity to share the findings of the project, hear from daffodil experts, listen to oral histories and buy bulbs for the coming season. Free tickets available here

    Thursday 5th October – Food & Farming Pub Quiz, The Carpenters Arms, Metherell

    Get your team together for the Tamar Grow Local anniversary quiz which is everything food, famrning and the Tamar Valley. Swat up on your vegetables, plants, animals and current affairs to become our winning team! To book a place, please contact info@tamargrowlocal.org or call (01579) 208412  £2 per person with funds donated to the Grow, Share, Cook project.

    Friday 6th October –Tamar Grow Local 10 year celebration, Tamar Valley Centre

    Join us for a day of talks and discussion from inspiring food projects and funders from across the UK. We’ll also have a mini farmers market. Speakers from Real Farming Trust, Plymouth City Council, Open Food Network UK and from Tamar Grow Local. Full details and tickets available here

    Saturday 7th October – Apple & Chilli Festival, Apple Pressing. Carpenters Arms, Metherell, 10am - 4pm

    Our monthly Brunch & Produce Market turns into a celebration of apples, chillies and Autumn produce in October. Bring your apples for pressing for a donation, Music from Robin Roper and over 25 varieties of chillies to try and buy!

    Saturday 7th October – Foraging Walk, 2pm

    A circular walk introducing wild food foraging, identification of edible plants & how to create your own hedgerow salads.

    2pm, £9, Meet at the Carpenters Arms. To book, please contact rachaelforster@tamargrowlocal.org