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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  • We’re Recruiting in London

    February 5, 2018 - Passionate about orchards, and the opportunity to enhance our natural heritage and improve conditions for trees and wildlife in London?

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  • Summer Pruning

    February 21, 2018 - You will learn more about how to prune apple and pear trees that have been trained, eg cordon, espalier prune stone fruit (plums etc) bud graft. The tutor is Stephanie Irvine, Orchard Restoration Project Manager with The Orchard Project. Book Read More

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  • National Tree Week

    November 27, 2017 - Earlier this month, I was on a trip to Ealing, West London to give some orchard management advice to an orchard group. On my travels I came across a great Cedar of Lebanon. The sheer size of this tree stopped Read More

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  • Primary School Lesson Plans

    - We love teaching children about all the exciting things you can learn from an orchard. Here are some of the lesson plans we've developed for key stage 2.