community orchards

posted May 13, 2013

community_orchardsThe National Center for Appropriate Technology announces a new ATTRA publication, “Community Orchards.”

Abstract:  This publication introduces community orchards and discusses the history of the community orchard movement and the motivations behind producing fruit in a community orchard. It offers a step-by-step guide to starting a community orchard and advice on choosing fruit trees and plants most likely to provide successful harvests, including apples, pears, grapes, brambles, and other, unusual fruits. A profile of a community orchard program and a list of further resources are also included.

Free pdf download at  then “fruits” and “Community Orchards”