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An Interdenominational Christian Charity

Old Rectory, Bolnhurst,Bedford, MK44 2ES
Reg Charity No.327398


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We make a wide variety of marmalades, jams and jellies as well as a selection of chutneys.

Our current preserves list gives details of all our available preserves. Preserve list

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We have 4 types of marmalade. Seville Orange marmalade is the most popular!

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Our jams are made from fruit grown in our grounds where possible.

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Hedgerow jam is made from fruit and berries picked from the hedgerows and blended together to make a lovely flavoured jam.

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We make several types of chutney.

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Our pickled chillies are home grown and very hot!



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Fruit preparation

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We count the number of damsons that go into the jam and the number of stones we take out!

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Figs chopped ready for fig jam

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Jarring up the jam

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Oranges and pears being chopped ready for pear orange and date chutney.

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Some of our tomatoes nearly ready for use in our sweet red pepper and tomato chutney.

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Chillies growing in the greenhouse.

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Pears growing in the orchard.

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Figs growing on a tree.