|This is one from nature, random poppy came up in the garden|
|Gorgeous birthday flowers from my Sister.|
|Look at that electric blue|
|I moved them so I could see them more often. Thank you Sister! I love them.|
|That is a 1 pound coin for perspective - about the same size as an Aus $2 coin|
We had a fantastic day of gleaning yesterday. We had both spotted a cherry tree loaded with fruit in a small park on the way up to Stratford. So off we went with the ladder & a box for the bounty and didn't we attract some strange looks & comments! My favourite was the guy who asked if they were cherries like you get in the shop?
I recently read some statistics that discovered that only 60 % of those surveyed knew that milk came from cows!!! I believe they were surveying schoolkids but I have to say that the questions we get when gleaning, this is unfortunately a common occourence.
How can it be that we have become so removed from our food? It is truly astounding & sad.
They were very small cherries & were a little sour but after about 2 hours of pitting, we had them in the pot & cooking away into jam. It only made one jar of jam but that little jar is bursting with flavour. You should have seen my hands though, I look like I had been at the salon getting a WAGs tan!
Doing what we love