The slacker’s approach to Harvest
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With so much uncertainy in the world world I feel awful adding to the confusion but when something is as important as this… well it just can’t wait.
I mean, what do you put on the label of a homemade apple juice? Plain old juice? Cloudy presse? Organic jus? I tell you what, it’s a toughie.
One thing I can tell you is that life is too short to faff around squeezing your own juice (or presse or… ok, you get the idea). I’ve been taking the slacker’s approach to Harvest, and have taken preposterous amounts of apples and pears down to Pasture Farm in Longwick, Bucks (just outside Princes Risborough). The nice lad takes your apples, plops them in a time machine, pours the results in a pretty green glass bottle, shrink wraps the top if you feel like being fancy, slaps a label on it and charges you £1.75 for the pleasure of drinking 75cl of your own finest maison jus.
They’re not sniffy about volume – if you have a carrier bag of apples that will do just as well as a crate. So if you can get over the fact that you’re about to put your children’s teeth on the at-risk register, save yourself the bother of the trying to live the Good Life and enjoy the fruits of someone else’s labour!
Pasture Farm, Thame Road, Longwick, Buckinghamshire, HP27 9QX
Tel: 01844 343651. [email protected]