Fruit Day

Annual celebration of Clyde Valley orchards & food

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Date:

Saturday 07 October 2017 9:00am until 1:30 pm

Price:
Free

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Event's Address:

Overton Farm, Crossford, ML8 5QF

Clyde Valley Fruit Day is a celebration of all the wonderful things the Clyde Valley has to offer.

We have a marquee jam packed with local interest from Farmers Market to crafts, live music, kids' activities, food demos, apple pressing from our very own Clyde Valley Orchards Cooperative and so much more. 

Of course, the Clyde Valley Orchards Cooperative will be showing us how it's done - pressing fresh, local apples into juice before your very eyes. Delicious free samples will be available and bottles of Clyde Valley apple juice will be available to buy. 

School and family competition to decorate your own welly! Win a trip for the whole class or Afternoon Tea @ The Oven. 

The Clyde Valley Orchard Cooperative would like to hear from any orchard owners in the Valley with excess apple crops.  Crops provided for juice pressing will help raise funds for local Clyde Valley community initiatives.  Orchard owners can make contact with CVOC by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Not to be missed! Free parking on site. Watch the video of last year's Fruit Day below.

Watch the clip about the history of Clyde Valley orchards on BBC Countryfile below, featuring the Clyde Valley Orchards Cooperative, the Lanarkshire Songwriters and Tasting Through Time - a Clyde Valley cookbook from CAVLP Heritage.

Listen to Duncan Arthur from the Clyde Valley Orchards Cooperative talking about the history of orchards and different varieties once found in the area.

 

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