Abundance London’s Fruit Day

Friends of the Earth have a stall for the Bee Cause at Abundance London’s annual Fruit Day. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5th 11-3pm at St Michaels & All Angels, Bedford Park (nearest tube station, Turnham Green).

Abundance is a project to harvest the seasonal glut of local fruit (apples, pears, plums, quinces, cherries, grapes…) and make use of it while educating. You can bring your own fruit to add to the fun.

Abundance Fruit Fair

Hounslow and Brentford Friends of the Earth Bee Walk

Why is Friends of the Earth campaigning on bees?

Because bees are in trouble

Bee numbers in Britain have fallen dramatically in recent years. Three bumblebee species are already extinct.

Many factors are causingĀ bees’ decline – from habitat loss, to disease, to climate change. There is also growing evidence that some pesticides harm bees.

Because we need bees

Bees areĀ essential to our food supply, economy and quality of life: Continue reading