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Designing a Community Orchard, Glasgow

Event Date: 26 Nov 2016

Saturday 26th November
Calton Learning & Heritage Centre,
423 London Road,
G40 1AG

Join us for this free day of training and learn all about designing an urban community orchard.
The day will focus on planning a new community orchard in Glasgow Green that will be planted this winter within the Freewheel North site.

Topics covered in the training day will include:

  • Cultural history of orchards
  • Orchard ecosystem health
  • Choosing your fruit trees, planting and aftercare
  • Getting people involved through the seasons

We are particularly looking for people who would like to volunteer long term to develop and support this new orchard project in Glasgow Green, but the training is free and open to all.

Please email to register your interest:

Free lunch and refreshments provided.

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Why Orchards Orchards have played an important role in our communities for hundreds of years, providing a communal space for gatherings and celebrations. Find an Orchard Our ambition by 2017 is to help 100 communities to plant, care for and restore their own orchards. And to get things going, we're focusing on cities and towns in seven parts of the UK