As we no longer live in a country where we can pick wild Capers I thought it would be a good idea to collect some of the green
The two and a half pounds of Crab Apples have now been made into jelly,
We are still waiting for Autumn to really arrive, up to a couple of days ago it was still warm and sunny with only one frost so far, the trees are still in full leaf and roses still blooming and only a couple of the hens have started their moult.
Talking about crazy, many people are complaining about the rise in food costs, food never has reflected the true cost of production, food is too cheap, it does not reflect the true price, conventional agriculture is supported by huge subsidies, paid for by the tax payer, yet here in Ireland every person produces 280kg of waste each year, 37% of this is food waste. In the UK they manage to produce 7.2 million tons of waste per year, for the average UK family this represents £640 per year of wasted food. Clearly if people can afford to waste food it is too cheap, not too expensive.