Hoogwater fig-picking: 11 February 2012

February 6, 2012

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Join us for a convivial lunch in the shade of the peach trees at Hoogwater
Farm in Wolsely, followed by a stroll through the fig orchards where you can
chose the juiciest fruit for yourself.

Hoogwater farmer Charles Osche also makes wine, and will give us an
introduction to them in the cellars before we move to the peach orchards for
lunch. Lunch will be a table spread with homemade breads, pate, cheeses,
preserves and salads (fig, blue cheese and rocket, for example), with
something sweet for dessert. Then we’ll pick: The Mediterranean figs –
small, plump and sweet – will be at their best when we visit.

Children are very welcome (make sure that they have water, sunscreen and

**This event is now FULLY BOOKED**

Event Details:

Date:  Saturday 11 February 2012

Time:  11.30am to approximately 4pm

Venue:  Hoogwater Farm, Wolseley; about an hour-and-a-half from Cape Town
(directions will be sent to attendees).

Cost:  R140 per person (R60 for kids under 10). Includes a picnic-style
sit-down lunch plus soft drinks, and a wine-tasting (wine available to buy).
Figs, R5 per punnet (which holds six figs).

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