(for some great pics of encounter abundance shop)

Encounters is collaborating with Abundance on Encounter Abundance which is running from their shop space at 16 Wostenholm Rd, Sharrow, Sheffield from 11 October – 15th November.

Opening times:
Saturdays 11-4pm,
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 12-6pm,

half term Wednesday 29th Oct – Friday 31st Oct & Saturday 1st November 11-4pm.

Fruit and more edibles collected from all corners of Sheffield will be offered in the shop free in exchange for stories or a favourite recipe. Visitors can swap their own fruit related items for a jar of Abundance chutney or jam. There will be seed swapping, information about growing your own and a chance for people to, make their mark on the new Sheffield Green Food Map.

for more info see encounters website

  Free Half Term activities
for all ages
Weds 29th Oct – Sat 1 Nov
Juice your own apples, exchange chutneys, recipes, seeds, herbs and seeds in the shop.

Weds 29th Oct 12 – 6pm

Write a story in the shop about memories of fruit, food and feasting – there’ll be someone to help you write it and type it up!

Thurs 30th Oct 12 – 6pm

Take part in activities run by the Sheffield Food Network to contribute to a map of all things edible in Sheffield.

Fri 31st Oct 12 – 6pm

Food-related activities including apple peel tossing in celebration of the Celtic Souhain harvest festival.  Bring your lanterns and pumpkins to light up the shop.

Sat 1 Nov 11am – 4pm
Watch and help Abundance’s Stephen Watts save seeds for planting next year.
Make your own juicy jewellery from fruit and other natural autumnal objects (12 – 2pm).
No need to book.  Just drop in.