04 Sep Cultivate Produce Show Programme
All Day, 1-6pm:
Cirque du Surplus. Help create the biggest fruit salad Leytonstone has ever seen!
Thought provoking street theatre about the journey our food takes from anti food waste campaign This is Rubbish.
Children’s Area. Mini produce show judges are invited to sample, test and play in our kitchen laboratory with Secret Seed Society.
Sowing Seeds with OrganicLea. Learn what to grow over the winter and sow seeds to take home for a fresh supply of greens! Plus, seed bomb making for children.
Juicing Station. Try your hand at our traditional fruit press and sample freshly pressed fruit from OrganicLea’s scrumping project
A Celebration of Chillies. Discover the Chingford Chilli! Celebrate seed diversity with chilli
varieties from all over the globe, grown by Waltham Forest community gardening groups taking part in the Cultivate Chilli challenge. A feast for chilli enthusiasts – pick up some recipes and growing tips.
Growing Exotic Vegetables. Know your oca from your yacon? This is an open space for growers interested in ‘exotic’ vegetables to come and share tips, show off their successes, or simply find out more!
Leytonstone Food Assembly. Playful interactive games examining the food chain and information on shopping local.
North London Waste Authority. Reducing household food waste, information and giveaways
Seed Packet Project. With artist Rosalind Fowler. Gardeners of Waltham Forest – share your dreams and visions for an imaginary future London. BRING ALONG YOUR EMPTY SEED PACKS!
Food Growing Book Library
Harvest Festival Collection for Sally’s Kitchen & Leytonstone Food Bank – Please bring any donations along.
1.30pm Certificate Presentation by Adult Learning Service
2pm World of Chillies talk with OrganicLea
3pm Country Wine Making with OrganicLea
4pm Coffee Demo with Perky Blenders
5pm Produce Show Prize Winners Announced
4.30pm Help create the biggest fruit salad Leytonstone has ever seen!