Fruit update 20th August 2015

With this coming weekend being our Plum Weekend (Saturday/ Sunday 22nd / 23rd August) here is an update on fruit availability.

Plums – we started picking Victorias today! Purple Pershores will be over in a few days. Kirkes Blue – a large tasty plum – is now ripe. Other plums available are Yellow Pershores and Excalibur.

Apples – Bramleys (but not for storing)  are ready as are Epicure, Fortune, Katy, James Grieve and we are still picking George Cave and Discovery. Apples are 40p lb / 88p kg to PYO and 60p lb / £1.32 ready picked.

This weekend we will be selling plum ice cream; plum jam; plum chutney and cheddar cheese infused with plum jus. (yes…it does exist!!) The Woodpecker Cafe will have plum cakes and plum pies on the menu.

Come and join us!!

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