Bringing orchards into the heart of urban communities
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.
March 5, 2019-We've recently added a new community orchard to the list of the 250+ orchards which we support around England and Scotland. Please welcome, the Chobham Residents Orchard Project, known as CROP! CROP is located in a housing development in Stratford's Chobham Manor, in the London Borough of Newham. Here's a few words from the CROP… Read More
March 21, 2019-Join us at North Edinburgh Arts, for a pruning session of the fruit trees and soft fruit bushes. Opportunity to find out how to prune apple trees and learn some top tips on maintaining healthy fruit trees, with Chris from… Read More
March 8, 2019-"Orchards? - That's no job for a lady!". Really?! One of our Orchard Mentors and CICO graduate, Cath Palgrave, tackles gender discrimination in the fruit-growing realm, by taking at look at the pivotal role women have played in orchards throughout… Read More