Using Aberdeen’s waste apples to make local cider

Reusing apples normally thrown out by supermarkets to create local cider

-Getting people, villages and towns across the North East involved in building a local cider industry
-A holistic environmentally friendly project that reduces carbon footprint
-Any profits go back into the community

Common Weal Cider, in partnership with Grampian Housing Association wants to reuse apples unsold and thrown to waste by supermarkets and other food outlets to make local craft cider.

It also wants to plant new apple orchards in disused council spaces that are left vacant and neglected.

Disused council space at Hazelhead park
Mature apple orchard at Cluny Castle

Common Weal wants to build a network of craft cider makers that would press the apples and produce the cider.

Get in touch with Grampian Housing at 74 Huntly Street Aberdeen to donate apples.

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