What the children have enjoyed and learnt during the project

  “I have enjoyed learning about what life was like 100 years ago in the war. School was very different and there were lots of punishments. I think I would like to go to school now because the teachers were very strict 100 years ago! I really enjoyed picking the blackberries and making the jam … More What the children have enjoyed and learnt during the project

Blackberry Jam

Following a successful pick of this year’s crop of blackberries at Smite Farm yesterday, the children have today turned their blackberries into some very delicious jam! All the children helped wash and weigh out the blackberries, cook them, add the sugar and pour them into individual jars. They have each designed and made their own … More Blackberry Jam

Jammy instructions

We made instructions on how to make blackberry jam for our project. I liked doing the decorating and i thinked it was really cool at the bottom where  i did the blackberry bush with the children picking the blackberries [Emmie] My favourite part was decorating and writing the recipe out [Mylo]  

Blackberry Leaf Tea

Blackberry leaves make a lovely tea which not only tastes good but also eases a sore throat. Young blackberry leaves are rich in Vitamin C and tannins, and have been used medicinally since Roman times. The tea is best made with fresh young leaves gathered in the spring time. Wash them and then throw a … More Blackberry Leaf Tea

Blackberry Cobbler

Delicious on a chilly autumnal day, this recipe serves 6. 4 cups fresh blackberries 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 large egg 1 cup sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 6 tablespoons butter, melted Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C or Gas Mark 5) Place blackberries in a lightly greased 8-inch square baking dish; sprinkle with lemon juice. Stir together … More Blackberry Cobbler