Organise an Open Orchard to bring people together, provide free fruit to local residents and green our urban environments.
“Everyone was focused on getting those trees planted, it was raining as well but that didn’t seem to dampen anyone’s spirits. It was just one of those nice things to do and I felt good afterwards.”
Create your project page
Click the green start button to register and set up your project page. It’s quick, free and easy.
Complete a 30 Day Challenge
Complete simple steps in 30 days to start your project and access funding.
Activate your project
Follow the 5 Step Guide and your action plan to bring the project to life.
Share an impact summary to access the remaining funding and continue your project.
Suggested: You will need approximately 5 hours per week to start a group and then the time required will vary throughout the year: approx 7 hours per week around planting and harvesting and less then 1 hour at other times of the year.
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"Welcome to Open Orchard! I really believe that if more of us were doing things we cared about locally, the world would be better and we’d be much happier. Open Orchard provides a way for people to come out, plant a fruit tree and in so doing connect with neighbors and care for the environment.”