We encourage students and staff to take advantage of the edible campus by providing a wide variety of indigenous fruit, vegetables and herbs on campus.
Below are the lists of Edible fruits and Herb lists on campus
Native to Europe, North West Africa and most of Asia, this fruit can grow just about anywhere. The fruit is mainly ready for picking in early July
The leaf stalks are crisp with a strong, tart taste and are commonly cooked with sugar and mainly used in pies and other desserts. Ready for eating in early summer.
Use it as a natural pest repellent or flavour up your food from eggs to fish.
Native to coastal and mildly temperate regions, from Western Europe and North Africa to across Asia. Ready to pick in autumn
Ideal for small gardens, the fruit is rich in pectin and can be used to help make jam. Suitable for picking in late Summer.
Add a hint of lemon to your cooking, or add flavour to your ice creams in summer with this citrus herb.
Once used by the Ancient Egyptians for embalming their dead, this old herb is now most commonly used for flavouring food.
Containing vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates, this vegetable is part of the staple diet for most of us, ready to pick around mid autumn.
Currants - Ready for eating in Summer, these little berries are full of flavour and mainly used for making jams and jellies.
This is mainly used to make jams, juice, pies and cereals and full of micro-nutrients, these little fruits are best for eating in Spring
Ready for eating in summer, these little berries are full of flavour and mainly also used for making jams and jellies.
These delectable little fruits are ready for eating early or late Summer, and are full of nutrients and rich in Vitamin C.
Known for their rich, confectionery flavour, these fruits originally came from France and are ready for eating usually in September and October.
This can be used to soothe a sore throat, but is mostly put in an oil and has been recommended for virtually every ailment.
Flavour up your Sunday roast with its leaves. This fragrant herb is native to the Mediterranean and Asia but is hardy to cool climates.
Keep your clothes smelling fresh with this lovely little plant. It can also be used in salads and dressings.
Pop this herb on your pizza to give it extra flavour.
Treat insect bites and stings with this herb, and use it for any Italian dish to get it tasting authentic.
Vegetables are available all year round. Different vegetables at different times but always helping to keep us healthy.
Look through our Edible map here to find where you can pick these varieties of fruits, vegetables and herbs on our grounds
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