Apple juice

… “We left school on foot to the old trades.” We saw Marcel and Daniel and their colleagues make the juice. They washed the apples, then they rolled them onto a wooden plank into a wicker basket. They put the apples in a hole in the machine. They crushed them with the help of a stick. When the apples were in small pieces, the grind was lying on the straw that was pressed. And then the apple juice was dripping in cups. We were even able to drink it, it was very good. “…

The Stockade

Thank you Daniel and Marcel

Thank you Daniel and Marcel

…”We made the wicker palisade in the vegetable garden. We all made knots. I loved making a braided wicker palisade. It was not boring at all ! “…

Le Plessis

…” In the garden, we made a Plessis with branches of wicker that we fold and make a circle by braiding them in zig-zag. It was very funny because as it went on, it became very big. “…

…” Later the workers of the commune put Earth in the Plessis. We planted flowers and radishes. We planted beets. That’s fine for school. Then we’ll have plenty of vegetables. “…

Seedlings and plantations

…” We planted beans, radishes, chicory, carrots and squash. We learned how to plant plants. I didn’t know about chicory. This whole thing was planted in the school garden. “…

A project involving children

During the 2017-2018 school year, grades 2-3 and their teacher, Nicole LE BARS led, together with the Living Museum of the old trades, a development project in a field adjoining their school in order to create a vegetable

Thank you Daniel and Marcel

Thank you Daniel and Marcel

and orchard space.

The project began with the discovery of apple juice, to be extended by the experimentation of cuttings, by the discovery of grafting techniques. A little later, rootstocks were planted and grafted. This apple line was then extended by a braided wicker hedge with the help of the children.

In June the project will be extended by the creation of a Plessis that will receive potting soil where the children exercise their talents as gardeners.

A great bravo to Chann, Ethan, Gabin, Alistair, Enys, Chloe, Yanis, Krysten, Youenn, Noah, Tessa, Lou for the quality of their essays, their superb designs. What a pride for the project leaders to receive such a thank you from the grades 2-3 class.

Thank you Daniel and Marcel

Thank you Daniel and Marcel

Thank you Daniel and Marcel

Thank you Daniel and Marcel

Categories: Basketry