TG 4 ‘GARRAí GLAS’ CREW RETURN TO JUICE APPLES – THIRD WEEK IN AUGUST 2010

The excellent ‘Garraí Glas’ with Síle touring kitchen gardeners around Ireland in her nifty red sports car is due to return to our screens. My little patch is to get a look in in the new series. Local organic advisor and the woman who started The Herb Garden (great website), Denise Dunne from the Naul was asked along to evaluate my progress in striving to get full organic certification. Normally only commercial growers wanting to supply the huge demand for organic food bother with the bureaucracy of organic certification. In  my case I like a challenge and I appreciate the bureaucracy better now for when I am discussing organic conversion issues with an farmer or in public.

The first part of the shoot was a chat about organic standards with Sle, Denise and myself. The second half saw Síle and myself picking, washing, cutting and juicing the first apples of the season. Fruit still a bit hard and tarty for juicing on a large scale but my apples will ripen over the next couple of weeks.

Here are a couple of pictures to give a visual flavour of the day.

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