This was this year’s Pick’n’Jam!

The last two days were all about picking and preserving fruits!

On Tuesday, Fruktsam invited in collaboration with Smålands Nation to explore Lund’s public edibles. More than 40 people gathered on their bikes to cycle around the southern part of Lund to forage for apples, pears, elderberries, rosehips, blackberries and rowanberries. Some even found wild dill in a meadow!

Spread the word about picking on public places and check out the harvest map to find the best picking locations.

IMG_0345 IMG_0346 IMG_0348 IMG_0353 IMG_0356 IMG_0357 IMG_0360 IMG_0362 IMG_0363 IMG_0370 IMG_0373 IMG_0377 IMG_0378

On Wednesay, ABC‘s local projects Fruktsam, Vi odlar! and Ett Grönare Lund’s Green Talk invited to the cultural center Stenkrossen to prepare our harvest from the picking session the day before. Chef Bianca Denvall (Biancas kök) thought some basics about how to preserve fruits and vegetables and we tasted some of her own delicacies. We then got active ourselves and with the help of Bianca we produced

  • pickled carrots with cabbage and dill seeds,
  • apple chutney with chokeberries, roasted fennel seeds and chili,
  • pear-apple jam with cinnamon and ginger, and
  • pickled plums with basil and bay leaf.

Check out some other recipes here or just get creative yourself! 🙂

DSC_0092DSC_0094DSC_0107 DSC_0110 DSC_0112 DSC_0113 DSC_0097 DSC_0100 DSC_0105DSC_0111DSC_0137 DSC_0143 DSC_0146 DSC_0152 DSC_0118DSC_0149DSC_0155

Thanks for your active participation and hope to see you at our next events!

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Events, Picking together, Recipes. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s