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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  • 2019 Apple Day Events in West Yorkshire (& beyond!)

    September 12, 2019 - Want your Apple Day event listed here? Get in touch with our West Yorkshire Project Manager Ben@theorchardproject.org.uk Cannon Hall Museum and Gardens Pear Day Sunday 22nd September A highlight of Yorkshire’s food calendar is Pear Day! The event takes place in the stunning surroundings of the Walled Garden, in which the fruit is grown celebrating… Read More

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    Benefits of orchards and fruit growing

    - If you love orchards and the delicious fruit within them as much as we do, you may have never seriously asked yourself why we should plant and nurture orchards but it turns out there are lots of great reasons justifying orchards should you ever encounter an unbeliever. Read More