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Abundance Trafford & FareShare

We picked about 35 kg of apples from two trees in Stretford at the weekend. Bags of apples sitting in our living room – where to take them? Cooking apples are harder to distribute in volume because lots of people … Continue reading

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Picking in 2011

Its picking time! Last week I was up at Kenworthy Orchard with the lovely people from Abundance Manchester who were running a plum pruning session. We had to take some plums off branches that needed to be removed and some … Continue reading

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Funding news

The last post mentioned that we needed some trailers, ladders etc. in order to be more effective in 2011. The good news is that we applied for some funding from Unicorn’s 1% fund and received £350 which we will use … Continue reading

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Our first year

As the weather gets colder there is time to reflect on our first year, and look forward to warmer weather and picking in 2011. In 2010 we established the group and did some picking and distribution of fruit to groups … Continue reading

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Abundance Trafford

We are a new project, set up by volunteers, to collect surplus fruit and vegetables in the Old Trafford, Urmston and Stretford areas (though we will travel further afield for plentiful supplies!).  The idea is to then distribute this to … Continue reading

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Other Abundance Projects

To view other Abundance projects in the UK, including Manchester, please click on links below: http://abundancemanchester.wordpress.com/ http://www.leedsurbanharvest.org.uk/ http://www.growsheffield.com/pages/groShefAbund.html

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