Picking Trips

Families Summer Blackcurrant Gleaning Trip

Wed 31 July 2019
All day

Maynards Fruit Farm
Windmill Hill/Cross La,

We're going gleaning again! Join us for this family-friendly trip to pick the blackcurrant and redcurrant left behind by farming machines. The fruits of which will go into our 2019 cordials and sodas. Spaces are limited with priority going to families. Please email Cam on cam@companydrinks.info to express interest, she will confirm or let you know if it's fully booked.

Meet at Dagenham Heathway Library at 9.30 for 10.00 am departure.
This trip is free and places are reserved on a first come first serve basis. If you sign up and can no longer make it, let us know ASAP so that we can offer your space to someone else.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

E-mail cam@companydrinks.info to reserve your seats. Please provide your name, the number of people in your group and a contact number.

This is a trip to a working farm in Kent which grows the berries for Ribena, and we are gleaning the 80 acres to make a delicious blackcurrant soft drink.

The fruit is going to be turned into locally-made cordials.

It’s an outdoor activity, so please bring appropriate clothing for the weather forecast.

Bring a packed lunch and enough snacks and water for the day.

Spaces are limited so please book early. We will confirm your place via email.