Developing resilient communities with the skills to plant, care for and harvest fruit trees; helping us all to rediscover the pleasure of eating home-grown fruit.
The Orchard Project is bringing community orchards to cities and towns across the country.
We are re-fruiting the country, working in partnership with communities to plant, manage, restore and harvest from their own orchards. We rebuild orcharding skills, celebrate orchard heritage and contribute to a better, locally-led food system.
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December 11, 2018-On Monday 10th, our 35-day long Crowdfunding campaign finished. We raised a total of £18,180 (before adding Gift Aid), which exceeds our target amount of £17,500. Almost 300 people backed the campaign, and it was heart-warming to read their encouraging comments. We want to extend our sincere and grateful thanks to everyone who donated, supported… Read More
February 15, 2019-An activity day in two parts to celebrate the orchard’s 2nd Birthday! Part 1: 10:30 to 12:30 Formative Pruning Training by The Orchard Project - Details and book tickets here. Part 2: 1:00 to 3:30 - Birthday Celebrations and new tree… Read More
January 22, 2019-Cath Palgrave is a proud graduate of our Certificate in Community Orchard Management, a six or twelve month, Level 3, fully comprehensive course. She shares her path from discovering the joys of orchards to assisting others in establishing community fruit… Read More