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.
Join Us! Help the UK's community orchards to thrive by becoming a member.
March 5, 2019-We've recently added a new community orchard to the list of the 250+ orchards which we support around England and Scotland. Please welcome, the Chobham Residents Orchard Project, known as CROP! CROP is located in a housing development in Stratford's Chobham Manor, in the London Borough of Newham. Here's a few words from the CROP… Read More
April 17, 2019-Be part of local history for this one-off clean up, makeover and mini festival. All in one day and in one of Manchester's 'hidden gems' of greenspace. We've begun a massive £15k makeover of The Shakespearean Gardens in Platt Fields.… Read More
April 8, 2019-What do Art, Geography, English, and Biology have to do with creating an orchard? Your first thought might be not a lot, but dig a little deeper and the connections start to become a lot clearer, as Year 7 Pupils… Read More