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.
September 21, 2017-We have produced a free downloadable interactive guide to Apple Day 2017 with ideas on fun activities you can do to celebrate British apple growing and community orchards in October. We have put together some of the best ideas for apple related produce you can eat and drink, games to play, as well as craft making, exploratory, Read More
October 11, 2017-Vicarage Lane Allotments Presents: ‘Apple & Harvest’ 29th October 11am to 1pm Most people end up with an excess of some harvest items from their Gardens, so the idea is to give everyone an opportunity to swap their excess items for Read More
September 11, 2017-That complex rooty smell in the evening and that creeping park mist in the morning give us a hint that it might be time to admit the inevitable - autumn is upon us. But what happened to summer? An unpredictable Read More
-They don't call it hard graft for nothing but once you get the knack of it, you can start your own mini nursery of fruit trees all of which will have the same desirable qualities that their parents have.