Orchard Link Annual Gathering 2012
of Orchard Link are invited to the Annual Gathering on Sunday 11 March to be
held in Rattery Village Hall (where there is plenty of parking available).
year members are also invited to bring up to two guests (free of charge) who
share our interest in orchards.
will have a guest speaker and members will be invited to put questions to our
panel of experts on any orchard related subject. In addition we would welcome
members joining in the discussions to share their own experiences.
will be a cider and apple juice competition (see below). Later this year we are
planning to run some events on juice and cider making before our next harvest.
2:30 pm Tea/coffee and biscuits and hand in juice
3:00 pm Guest speaker
3:45 pm Cider and apple juice tasting and
4:15 pm Orchard question time and discussion
5:00 pm Pressing equipment update and discussion
5:15 pm Orchard Link organisation, programme of
events and discussion
5:30 pm Tea and cakes
Rattery village is signposted off the A38 (between the
A385 and Buckfastleigh exits) and also off the A385 from Dartington. The
village hall is on the western edge of the village, where there is a large car
and Apple Juice Competition
If you have made cider or apple juice
please bring along for our informal tasting competition. The categories are:
Dry still cider
Entries are restricted to ONE bottle per
category per entrant. Entrants must stick a label on the bottom of each bottle
with name, category and date made.
Please bring an apple
theme cake to be shared at the conclusion of our programme.
Please book by using the slip below
and send to Orchard Link, West Mead,
Rattery, South Brent, TQ10 9LF. No tickets will be sent out to reduce
costs, return of the booking slip confirms your attendance.
Orchard Link Annual Gathering, 2:30pm
Sunday 11 March 2012
..(please state number) guests. Please return by 26 February 2012.
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