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Weeding, Whacking and Mulching!

Weeding, Whacking and Mulching!
On a sweaty midsummer day a crack team of weeders and whackers headed out from Fruits of the Forage HQ armed to the teeth with billhooks and sickle...

Silvopasture – producing fruit in harmony with nature

Silvopasture – producing fruit in harmony with nature
Silvopasture – growing tree crops, be it fruit, nuts or wood alongside grazing animals is nothing new. Examples can be found all over the world; fr...

Back to the jam kitchen!

Back to the jam kitchen!
It’s the time of year when we had back to our jam kitchen after a well earned break following the hectic Autumn and Christmas season. Our first jo...

Save Danes Moss!

Save Danes Moss!
Cheshire East Council’s ‘Ambition for All’ policy document lays out a Sustainable Community Strategy stating, “Our goal is to make continuous envir...

Tree Planting Projects

Tree Planting Projects
It was a difficult year for tree planting with the peak of the pandemic in the UK in January and February coinciding with the tree planting season ...

Fruit Seasons Around The UK & Europe

Fruit Seasons Around The UK & Europe
Studies exploring the pathway to carbon neutral agriculture in the UK agree that importing vegetables and fruits from close neighbours such as Fran...

Another year of zero emissions with eLOV!

Another year of zero emissions with eLOV!
You may remember that we partnered with local e-bike delivery company eLOV back in May 2021 to bring you eco-friendly, zero emission fruit and veg ...

Our story... (part one)

Our story... (part one)
Fruits of the Forage started from the simple desire of using the fruits we saw around us going to waste to create products for the community, to sh...

On the road to zero emissions deliveries with eLOV!

On the road to zero emissions deliveries with eLOV!
This week we piloted a new zero emissions delivery scheme, working with Macclesfield based electric cargo bike company eLOV to deliver 30% of all ...

Charity Distribution Update

Charity Distribution Update
This week Bert went to the market to find the best deals he could with the generous donations you made via our JustGiving page. This equated to 1,...

Wild Garlic Season is Here!

Wild Garlic Season is Here!
These last two weeks have seen the return of wild garlic in our veg boxes, much to lots of your delight! We've always seen our wild greens as a fr...

We've Raised £1,000 for Charity!

We've Raised £1,000 for Charity!
  The sad passing of Captain Sir Tom Moore at the beginning of the month made us reflect on his message of optimism and example of how we can all...