Bringing orchards into the heart of urban communities
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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August 23, 2019- Join us for a day of networking, talks, workshops and loads more. If you’re interested in finding out about community orchards, orchard culture and events in Greater Manchester or are part of a community orchard group from near… Read More
August 8, 2019-Our Celebrations of Orchard project has been nominated in the National Lottery Awards for 2019 as one of their top 10 heritage projects for this year. We were shortlisted from 750 other projects to get to this stage. This acknowledgement… Read More
-Our summers are getting hotter, and this can be challenging for young fruit trees in the city trying to establish and spread their roots. Studies have shown that it is common for 30% of planted urban trees to die in the first year after planting. The figure can sometimes reach 70%. Lack of water and… Read More