Pick up sticks

A constant flow of people and apple juice over the two days.  Highlights included: A fascinating improvisation session in the Fine Art Gallery with [The Gathering…The Chewing} Gill Whiteley & Geoff Bright  (see here for link to soundfile from that

Pick up sticks

A constant flow of people and apple juice over the two days.  Highlights included: A fascinating improvisation session in the Fine Art Gallery with [The Gathering…The Chewing} Gill Whiteley & Geoff Bright  (see here for link to soundfile from that

Harvest event 18 & 19 October 2019

Its harvest time again. As we speak, the Gardens team, Action team, staff and students are out and about on campus squirreling away apples for the annual harvest event apple pressing and for distributing across campus. Two harvest dates left

Harvest event 18 & 19 October 2019

Its harvest time again. As we speak, the Gardens team, Action team, staff and students are out and about on campus squirreling away apples for the annual harvest event apple pressing and for distributing across campus. Two harvest dates left

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More than 200 people visited the yurt, walked the Route, drew the trees, tasted traditional Japanese foods under the blossom and drank foraged teas over 2 days. My trip started with a workshop with 25 School of the Arts second

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More than 200 people visited the yurt, walked the Route, drew the trees, tasted traditional Japanese foods under the blossom and drank foraged teas over 2 days. My trip started with a workshop with 25 School of the Arts second

MAY DAY MAY DAY 2019

Join us on May Day, the first day of Summer! Here are fuller details of what is on offer this year. The programme is designed around celebrating, raising awareness, observing, accommodating and responding to the wider natural world and the

MAY DAY MAY DAY 2019

Join us on May Day, the first day of Summer! Here are fuller details of what is on offer this year. The programme is designed around celebrating, raising awareness, observing, accommodating and responding to the wider natural world and the

On the edge & glorious gluts, our harvest 2018

A full and exciting two days of talks, discussion, learning, walking, foraging, feasting, fire, making, carving, laughing, exploring, sharing, drinking tea. Thank you Loughborough University. Pressing Apples was written by Paul Conneally using phrases and fragments, thoughts and observations harvested

On the edge & glorious gluts, our harvest 2018

A full and exciting two days of talks, discussion, learning, walking, foraging, feasting, fire, making, carving, laughing, exploring, sharing, drinking tea. Thank you Loughborough University. Pressing Apples was written by Paul Conneally using phrases and fragments, thoughts and observations harvested

Whats on: Harvest 19 + 20 October 2018

Its harvest time again! Welcome to this year’s programme of events. Lots to take part in, discuss, eat together and squirrel away for the Winter.  We hope there is something for everybody.  Please get in touch if you would like

Whats on: Harvest 19 + 20 October 2018

Its harvest time again! Welcome to this year’s programme of events. Lots to take part in, discuss, eat together and squirrel away for the Winter.  We hope there is something for everybody.  Please get in touch if you would like

Summer days and nights

We explored the underlying themes of Fruit Routes this summer: biodiversity; food systems and climate change and had a fascinating time making new and deepening connections, learning and making. We were joined by guest speakers, academics, walk leaders, artists, individuals

Summer days and nights

We explored the underlying themes of Fruit Routes this summer: biodiversity; food systems and climate change and had a fascinating time making new and deepening connections, learning and making. We were joined by guest speakers, academics, walk leaders, artists, individuals

Summer events 13-15 June 2018

You are invited to share ideas for individual, collaborative and institutional action towards a more sustainable life through space to imagine and reflect, walks, conversation and sharing food and drink grown & produced on campus.  If you want to contribute,

Summer events 13-15 June 2018

You are invited to share ideas for individual, collaborative and institutional action towards a more sustainable life through space to imagine and reflect, walks, conversation and sharing food and drink grown & produced on campus.  If you want to contribute,

A good year for chestnuts

Fab harvest event again. Storm Brian that was on his way all week so we took shelter in the Edward Herbert Building and had our first ever harvest event indoors after an hour and a half walking the route. It

A good year for chestnuts

Fab harvest event again. Storm Brian that was on his way all week so we took shelter in the Edward Herbert Building and had our first ever harvest event indoors after an hour and a half walking the route. It

What’s On – HARVEST 2017

Look forward to seeing you at this year’s harvest. Come and discover an amazing hidden orchard on Ashby Road (just down from the Epinal Way roundabout) on Wednesday lunchtime and take home as many apples as you like,  Bake Off

What’s On – HARVEST 2017

Look forward to seeing you at this year’s harvest. Come and discover an amazing hidden orchard on Ashby Road (just down from the Epinal Way roundabout) on Wednesday lunchtime and take home as many apples as you like,  Bake Off

That’s not a Fantail its a Snout!

Lots of pictures of our summer event which included (in brief): the launch of our new book ‘5 years of Fruit Routes’; a half hour long queue for campus honey; colourful campus foraged nibbles prepared with the Uni catering team;

That’s not a Fantail its a Snout!

Lots of pictures of our summer event which included (in brief): the launch of our new book ‘5 years of Fruit Routes’; a half hour long queue for campus honey; colourful campus foraged nibbles prepared with the Uni catering team;

Harvest, Bake Off, Apple Olympics 2016 – what happened..

  Sunny Autumn days and another great harvest thanks to to all the fantastic people who are part of this project in particular the University Grounds Team, Sustainability Team, Transition Loughborough, Paul Conneally, BomBom Patisserie, LSU Action & Martha at

Harvest, Bake Off, Apple Olympics 2016 – what happened..

  Sunny Autumn days and another great harvest thanks to to all the fantastic people who are part of this project in particular the University Grounds Team, Sustainability Team, Transition Loughborough, Paul Conneally, BomBom Patisserie, LSU Action & Martha at

Fruit Routes Olympics, Apple Pressing, Harvesting, Feasting, Artist-led walk & Campus Apple Bake Off 2016 coming up

Loads to celebrate this year at harvest time! This year walking artist Alison Lloyd is joining us for the Fruit Routes walk around the Route. Alison Lloyd walks alone, for considerable distances, keeping off paths, striding and ‘contouring’ through moorland

Fruit Routes Olympics, Apple Pressing, Harvesting, Feasting, Artist-led walk & Campus Apple Bake Off 2016 coming up

Loads to celebrate this year at harvest time! This year walking artist Alison Lloyd is joining us for the Fruit Routes walk around the Route. Alison Lloyd walks alone, for considerable distances, keeping off paths, striding and ‘contouring’ through moorland

Taking turns to keep the hive warm – Summer events 2016 & new map

Our summer events included visits to the Campus beehives, co-creating  a collaborative poem, a foraging walk around the fruit route, sharing foraged teas and locally produced food. On Friday, local poet Paul Conneally and English lecturer Kerry Featherstone guided students

Taking turns to keep the hive warm – Summer events 2016 & new map

Our summer events included visits to the Campus beehives, co-creating  a collaborative poem, a foraging walk around the fruit route, sharing foraged teas and locally produced food. On Friday, local poet Paul Conneally and English lecturer Kerry Featherstone guided students

Summer events 10+11 June 2016

We have created two days of events on Friday 10th & Satuday 11 June to celebrate summer on Fruit Routes including our first ever Fruit Routes renga – an unique creative writing experience for absolute beginners and experienced writers. To

Summer events 10+11 June 2016

We have created two days of events on Friday 10th & Satuday 11 June to celebrate summer on Fruit Routes including our first ever Fruit Routes renga – an unique creative writing experience for absolute beginners and experienced writers. To

Harvest, Exchange & Bake off 2015 – what happened

This year our fruit routes events were themed around ideas of exchange. Fruit Routes and other projects in the past such as Abundance (community urban fruit harvesting) have engaged with ideas that explore alternative ways to exchange things (other than

Harvest, Exchange & Bake off 2015 – what happened

This year our fruit routes events were themed around ideas of exchange. Fruit Routes and other projects in the past such as Abundance (community urban fruit harvesting) have engaged with ideas that explore alternative ways to exchange things (other than

Campus Bake Off, Harvest Events & Fruit Routes Exchange October 2015

Here are details of the many different events we’ve got going on at harvest this year. We are delighted to be working with Transition Loughborough in the Radar shop in town creating the first Fruit Routes Exchange. Bring along a

Campus Bake Off, Harvest Events & Fruit Routes Exchange October 2015

Here are details of the many different events we’ve got going on at harvest this year. We are delighted to be working with Transition Loughborough in the Radar shop in town creating the first Fruit Routes Exchange. Bring along a