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 every household in the UK’s towns and cities to be within walking distance of a productive, well-cared-for, community-run orchard.

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  • Spring blossom on a tree

    A sense of wellbeing

    June 16, 2022 - We know that spending time in an orchard improves our sense of wellbeing and we want to share this experience with as many people as possible. That’s why we’re running a series of community workshops to help more people connect with nature, thanks to a grant from the Rank Foundation. Working with community leaders in… Read More

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  • London Orchard Blitz #1

    - Help revive a community orchard and learn skills such as pruning and soil care. The first of a series of 8 Orchard Blitzes around London! What is an Orchard Blitz? An Orchard Blitz involves a group of people getting together… Read More

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  • Take a walk on the WILD side

    June 13, 2022 - Put simply, rewilding is about returning the land to its natural state, but there are many differing opinions about what that might look like across the UK! But in your own growing space, it’s entirely up to you what rewilding… Read More

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  • 10 beneficial predators to welcome in your orchard

    - Want to keep the pests away from your apples without resorting to harmful chemicals? Then this guide is for you. In no particular order, here are our top ten useful predators that'll help keep pesky pests in check! Welcome them into your orchard to improve your fruit yield the natural way. 1/. Predatory bugs Predatory… Read More