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.

News see all news articles

  • Like Figs?! Honorary Treasurer needed

    April 24, 2019 - After ten years of success and growth we are looking for a new Honorary Treasurer to join our board. We are seeking an individual with substantial experience of financial management in the charity, commercial or public sector.  Currently our Board consists of nine trustees with varied experience and skills including global food supply chain directorship,… Read More

Events see all our events

Blogsee all blog posts

  • TOP PICNIC

    Top Tips for Hosting the Perfect Orchard Picnic

    May 7, 2019 - With the recent warm weather spring is most definitely well on its way and soon you’ll be bathed in blossom, we love nothing more than gathering our community orchard teams, their local community a few performers and most definitely a… Read More

Guides & Advice see all our Guides

  • Bethlem Royal Mental Hospital restored orchard

    Restoration of old orchards

    - Since 2011 the Urban Orchard Project has been working with communities to restore old, neglected orchards through programmes of educational sessions on restoration pruning. Read More