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Donations:

We are a volunteer-run charity with no permanent staff, so we welcome any support.

Donations to support our work around York, (including, seeds, compost and running community events) can be made through www.btplc.com/mydonate.  Choose Donate to Charity and type in Edible York which will take you to our donation page so you can give online by credit or debit card. No commission is deducted. 

Prefer to send a cheque? Contact us and we will tell you the details you need.

 

Abundance at Edible York - a crowdfunding campaign (Mar-June 2016).

We reached the target of £4,819 on 19th June 2016.

This will enable us to expand picking surplus fruit growing in York's gardens and in the wild so that it is put to good use. It is gathered and distributed to local people, especially those who will benefit most.

Your donations will pay towards a walk-in storage container, tools, a juicer, utensils, support for volunteers and fruit-related events such as juicing.

The details, progress and updates of the crowdfunding campaign and plans for implementing the project are on www.spacehive.com/edible-york.

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Edible Map

At Edible York, we’re working with the community to provide every local and organic food growing opportunity available. This also includes highlighting and pointing out areas where wild produce is already ripe for picking and areas which are ideal for foraging for delicious natural treats.

There is a world of goodness outside your home and with a simple look at our Edible Map; you’ll soon see the vast array of naturally growing wild produce just waiting to be enjoyed. In addition to mapping out all the public food growing space that are known of across the York area, Abundance, York’s urban harvesting group is also hoping to collect details of private fruit and vegetable sources. The map itself shows only publicly available areas.

Across York, the Edible Map highlights a vast array of wild fruit trees, ready for their fruit to be harvested and enjoyed, without a polythene bag in sight. From sweet chestnuts to wild apples and damsons to blackberries, the fruit available across York may surprise some people, who weren’t previously aware of the extent of wild, natural produce available. The Edible Map is collated by members of the Edible York team but also accepts submissions from readers who have spotted something interesting.

As well as fruit trees and bushes, plucky foragers have spotted many naturally occurring herbs and spices amongst the hedgerows of the area. The map shows sites growing of garlic mustard, horseradish and even edible roses. With the vast array of natural produce growing, our work at Edible York can only serve to help the community build up from this great starting point and further develop the sustainable food sources in the area.