but there will be apple products and information in the Stores all week
Apple juice tasting – all week
Try a rich range of local commercially produced Suffolk apple juices. All customers, villagers and passers by are invited to choose the ones you like so we know which to stock. It’s your shop, so have your say
Display of local apples and more – see, taste, buy
We’ll have an array of local varieties in store all week, featuring apples from Wakelyns Agroforestry farm, Dan Neuteborn’s Real English Fruit Orchards at Eye and Eddie Krutysza in Metﬁeld.
plus buy your apple trees from Eddie Krutysza or via Metﬁeld Stores
Apple pies … apple ice cream … apple trufﬂes
Pies baked by Village Kitchen and Metﬁeld villagers. Delicious toffee apple or apple and honey ice cream from Alder Carr, Creeting St Mary. Local handmade trufﬂes from Alburgh. Perfect Christmas presents.
Apple breakfast – 10 to 11.30am
Toast and apple jam, washed down with tea or coffee
Apple identiﬁcation – 11.00 to 12 noon
Bring in your apples for identiﬁcation by Eddie Krutysza, local expert
Apple Walk – 12 noon (approx. a 1 hour gentle stroll)
Led by the one and only Eddie Krutysza, see notable apple trees in the village, then walk through woodland, past crab-appled hedgerow to Wakelyns to a ﬁeld planted by Ann and Martin Wolfe with 21 heritage varieties of apple trees. End up at Metﬁeld Lane Farm to enjoy the sight of a 27-year-old St Edmund Pippin planted by Emily and Frank Beanland. Transport can be arranged by request. Bicycles can be walked through the woods. Maps available at Metﬁeld Stores.
Apple day, founded by Common Ground 20 years ago, celebrates our fruitfulness and DIVERSITY.