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It’s time for Camel CSA’s annual Apple Day

October 12, 2023

What an amazing turnout for our annual Apple Day celebrations. It was a great family event with lots of happy, smiling faces.

The sun shone and everyone had such fun joining in apple scratting, juice pressing and a tour of our new orchard. Plus the Treraven Farm pigs enjoyed the leftovers!

Our annual Apple Day at Treraven Farm


October 3, 2021

We had such fun and made vast quantities of apple juice for everyone to take home.


Best-ever annual Apple Day at Camel CSA

October 9, 2019

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Come to our Apple Day at Treraven Farm on 6 October


September 26, 2019

Come and have fun at our annual Apple Day event at Treraven Farm on Sunday 6 October 10 am – 1 pm.

• Join in chopping, crushing and pressing the apples
• Enjoy a glass (or more) of delicious fresh apple juice
• Bring a small container to take your share away
• Meet the team and see the lovely veg we’re growing
• Find out more about our relocation to Treraven Farm

Please consider leaving your car in Wadebridge. It’s an easy walk to Treraven Farm via the public footpath from the Camel Trail at Guineaport. Or you can cycle via Trevanion Road and Treraven Lane. See MAP

If you’ve got access to apple trees and would like to donate some fruit for juicing please contact us at

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Apple Day generates juicy treats for us all

October 15, 2011

Camel CSA’s third annual Apple Day was our best ever – in spite of the Cornish mizzle. All ages pitched in to chop, crush and press around 90 litres of apple juice to share among everyone who took part.  

We’ve had an abundance of apples to juice this year. Most were picked from our adopted orchard in St Mabyn, the rest came from members’ gardens.

Our team didn’t have the time or energy to press the entire mountain of fruit before the equipment had to go back to our friends at Chyan Community Field.

So we came to an agreement with the St Mabyn “Cider Boys” (don’t ask!) and we now have an extra 50 litres or so of delicious juice to share out.

Come to Camel CSA’s annual Apple Day on Sunday

October 7, 2011

The apples are harvested and the apple press is on its way.

We’re all looking forward to our third annual Cornish Apple Day on Sunday when we’ll be producing masses of delicious fresh apple juice to share.

Come and take part in the apple pressing on our community veg-growing plot between 10am and 1pm this Sunday 9 October. Find us here at St Kew Highway near Wadebridge in north Cornwall.

If you can bring any apples and a plastic juice container with you, all the better!

Apple Day promises to be big juicy extravaganza

October 5, 2011

The apples are picked. We’re all set for Camel CSA’s annual apple juicing day this Sunday 9 October at our veg-growing site site in north Cornwall.

Now the fun part – everyone is welcome to come along and share our bountiful harvest. Juicing will go ahead on Sunday morning between 10am and 1pm on our community plot at St Kew Highway near Wadebridge.

This year we’re hiring an electric-powered crusher, lots of buckets and a large, Vigo hand press from Chyan Community Field near Penryn.

It means we’re no longer having to beg and borrow small, hand-operated presses and should make the whole operation much quicker and easier.

But it does mean we’ll need a lot of apples!

SO… we could aways use more. If you have any apples to share, or know anyone else with some to spare, please do let us know and arrange to get the fruit to us on the day.

AND…please can you all start putting aside containers for the juice. Most effective are 1-litre plastic milk containers, so the juice can be stored at home in the fridge for 48 hours or frozen. But please ensure they’re thoroughly cleaned out first!

A very enthusiastic bunch of families with young children harvested a vast number of apples in our adopted old farm orchard at St Mabyn. We managed to get the task done last Sunday – the final day of our short Indian summer.

Thanks a bunch to our apple picking and tree climbing team – Bob, Bridget, Cath, Charlotte, Dan, Danny, Gav, Geraint, Jane, Jenny, Kate, Kim, Mike S and junior members Arwen, Daisy, Finn, Hollie, Max and Seren.

Come to Camel CSA’s Apple Day

October 16, 2010

We’re all set for our annual apple juicing event. The apples are picked and the presses prepared.

It’s all happening tomorrow – Sunday 17 October – between 10am and 12.30pm. You’ll find us on Camel CSA’s vegetable plot behind St Kew Harvest Farm Shop at St Kew Highway in north Cornwall.

Our fest follows the success of last year’s event which involved lots of families. It’s just one of many Apple Day events taking place across the country.

Everyone will be able to join in washing, cutting up, crushing and pressing the apples. You’ll also have the opportunity to taste the different varieties.

In exchange for your efforts you’ll be rewarded with a fair share of the juice, either to drink on the spot or take away with you. Please bring a plastic container if you intend to take some home, as it freezes well. 

It promises to be another warm, sunny Cornish autumn day, so do call by.

[Gallery] Our annual apple juicing day at Camel CSA

November 12, 2013

A big community effort on our Cornish apple juicing day

October 17, 2010

Nearly 40 people came to our annual apple juicing event on our site at St Kew Highway in north Cornwall.

Everyone pitched in and helped with washing, cutting, crushing and pressing the apples. It was a big effort and we managed to produce nearly a litre of juice for every man, woman and child.

Many thanks to the kind folk who loaned us their apple crushers and presses and to those who donated vast quantities of apples from their gardens and orchards.

Our press gang on this beautiful autumn day were Aimee, Antonina, Brooke, Carla, Cat, Charlotte, Cheryl, Chris, Danny, David, Finn, Frances, Frank, Gavin, Jane I, Jane M, Jenny, Jeremy, Judy, Keira, Kitty, Lani, Leonie, Lily, Mark M, Mark N, Mike, Paul, Peter G, Peter M, Robyn, Ros, Sammy, Seth, Shayne, Sue, Teresa and Tom.

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