If you live near Bedford then you’re in for a real treat when Edible Ornamentals , the Chawston chilli gurus, starts letting people in to pick their own chillies.
Edible Ornamentals grow a lot of chillies (about 400,000 a year) and have a great business supplying supermarkets. From June they are going to let you pick your own chillies for only 20p each.
There is a huge range of varieties to chose from, including Anaheim, padron, cherry bomb, Dorset Naga and Bhut Jolokia.
That’s right. You can go and pick your own Dorset Naga and Bhut Jolokia chillies, which are among the hottest chillies in the world.
The harvest season runs from June to December so you haven’t got long to wait now.
The Edible Ornaments website doesn’t have anything on this great, innovative, service but they are sure to have the website updated soon.
You can read the full story here.
So if you’re lucky enough to live near Bedford, why not give Edible Ornaments a call to find out when they’re open and then drop by to pick the freshest chillies you’re ever likely to get?