Transition Stratford’s Harvest Share scheme saved over 3 tonnes of local fruit from waste in 2011 – making it the biggest scheme of its type in the country.
Some 70 volunteers put in over 700 hours of work to make Harvest Share a great success. Over 1 tonne of fruit was distributed free to local care homes and children’s groups, while nearly 2 tonnes was made into juices, jams and chutneys.
A report on the scheme is now available from Transition Stratford, and there will be opportunities to hear more about the 2011 harvest – and help plan 2012’s – at meetings on Sunday 22 January, starting as 2.00 pm, and Wednesday 1 February, starting at 7.30 pm. Both meetings will be held at Lifeways, 30 Albany Road, Stratford upon Avon.
If you want to help with Harvest Share in 2012 – through help with picking, sortingor delivery – or if you want to contribute fruit to the scheme, contact Transition Stratford on 01789 298503.