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.

We’ve just launched a new membership scheme.

Join us now to help create and restore more community orchards across the country.

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  • West Yorkshire – Apple Day Events 2018

    September 18, 2018 - There's lots of fun to be had at the Apple Day events in West Yorkshire this year. Here's some of whats on offer, we'll be adding more events as we hear about them... Saturday 22nd September Farsley Community Orchard Apple Day Farmers Market, at St Johns Church 7 New St, Farsley, Pudsey LS28 5DJ Saturday Read More

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  • Urban Harvest Bethlem Royal Hospital

    September 17, 2018 - Calling all you wonderful apple picking volunteers! We urgently need help to harvest apples from a stunning traditional orchard in the grounds of Bethlem Royal Hospital.  

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  • Sun rising over vegetation

    How Might Rising Temperatures Affect Orchards?

    August 14, 2018 - If, like me, your brain seemingly ceases to function above 25C, it’s been a tough summer. And a tough one too for our community orchards out there, surviving in the dusty earth and scorching heat only by the love and Read More

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  • trees in winter

    The orchard year: winter

    - While ordinary gardeners may be spending more time looking at seed catalogues than being out in the fresh air, this is one of the busiest times of the year for us orchardists.