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.
July 19, 2017-We won a Tree Oscar! The 2017 London Tree and Woodland Awards named our project with local volunteers to restore 100-year-old Dick Turpin orchard in Newbury Park, Ilford, Best Community Tree Award!
July 12, 2017-Carlton Social Club, Wakefield 11am-3.30pm There's over 2,000 varieties of apples grown in Britain but what have you got growing in your orchard? Our trainer, Clifford Cain, will use the development of apple identification over the last 150 years to Read More
June 26, 2017-Summer is well and truly upon us. Beating down on us here in London in fact. Parks, commons and verges the city over are parched; yellowed grass barely concealing the cracked, dusty earth beneath, with the ground in some places Read More