Bringing orchards into the heart of urban communities.

We are the only national charity dedicated to the creation, restoration and celebration of community orchards.

Our aim is for everyone in cities across the UK to be within easy reach of a thriving community orchard.

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  • A Rebel apple juice bottle, a whole apple and a slice of apple, with a hand pouring juice into a glass

    A blossoming partnership

    May 8, 2024 - We’ve joined forces with cold-pressed juice brand Rebel Kitchen this Spring to highlight the amazing work happening in London’s community orchards. It’s a harmonious partnership with this B Corp*, who take pride in the high-quality, organic produce that goes into their raw juices. They also give back to their community of UK-based suppliers and workers… Read More

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  • How to cultivate biodiversity in your orchard

    - With the right care, orchards can become havens for wildlife, teeming with birds, mammals, and invertebrates. Whether you have an established orchard or are just starting out, this guide will help you attract more biodiversity into your orchard, as well as making it more resilient to climate change. Water One of the best ways to… Read More

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  • Edible Landscapes London – community forest garden

    April 1, 2024 - Before I started working at The Orchard Project as the training manager in 2016, I set up a community forest garden in London called Edible Landscapes London (ELL). That was back in 2010. I’ve been reflecting on how that project… Read More

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  • Forest Gardening, Crowcroft Park, Manchester

    - Join The Orchard Project and SNUG for a fun day of gardening! We will be planting herbs and flowers under the fruit trees and creating vibrant flower beds throughout the orchard garden. When: Wed May 29th 2024, 10am - 2pm… Read More