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May 13, 2014 / Apley Estate - Hamiltons

Apley Walled Garden news – University of Wolverhampton film

2014-05-06, Apricot2014-05-06, MizunaThis May, The University of Wolverhampton, Telford Innovation Campus, has been awarded The Soil Association’s prestigious bronze award Food for Life catering mark, in recognition of the fresh & healthy meals it serves to students, staff & visitors [at the University]. They’ve made a film about it – just CLICK HERE to see it. The Apley bit of the film is 1:55 to 2:55.

Derek Maxfield, Catering Manager of the University of Wolverhampton Telford, has been working closely with Phil Allen, Head Gardener of Apley Walled Gardens & Mark Lowe, the butcher at Apley Farm Shop, buying vegetables, meat 2014-05-06, Artichoke& game. This helps them keep their food miles low & meet their sustainability targets. We’ve increased our production hugely in the Walled Gardens this year to meet their needs. Most importantly, it’s a pleasure to be working with the University.

2014-05-06, Cherry BlossomHere are some of Phil’s most recent Walled Garden photos: Cherry blossom, mizuna, fan trained apricot & artichokes.

2014-05-13, AWG Talk (4)Today, Phil (Allen) gave a tour to a local group & here he is clearly enjoying giving a post tour talk in The Creamery Café. To book a tour & or talk, just text or call Phil on 07746 01 30 50 or email Lord Hamilton is also sometimes available to talk to groups about the Walled Gardens & the development of the Apley Estate.



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