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Pomegranate-Picking and Long-Table Picnic at Hoogwater Farm (Wolseley) – Saturday 16 March 2013

March 7, 2013

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It’s pomegranate season and, ever fond of foraging events, we’ve organised a picking of these unusual fruits, accompanied by a delicious and decadent long table picnic in the peach orchards of Hoogwater Farm. As those who came to last year’s fig-picking event at Hoogwater know, Madri puts on a lavish spread! This farmers’ feast will […]

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A report back on fabulous fig picking at Hoogwater

February 13, 2012

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A barrel of Ladera shiraz with notes by Charles Osche

Raining? In February? We had to risk it – the fig season is over by the end of the month. So a bunch of Slow Foodies trekked out to Hoogwater farm in Wolseley. Hoogwater has an old, rather wild fig orchard, as well as peach and pomegranate orchards, a handful of cows and a donkey […]

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