Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
You don't need a cider press to make some great natural cider at home-- it's pretty simple, with a few basic bits of equipment and a juicer.
A native North American shrub these little gems make the most excellent jams and jellies. Get some friends together to stem them and the rest is as easy as pie.
Hedgerow harvesting is starting to slow now after an intense period of abundance. Don't let the last ingredients go to waste. All the fruit for this fabulous jelly was foraged for free.