Cheshire Millennium Orchard Harvesting Day

Did you know Cheshire Campus has a well-established orchard? (Behind Laurence Building, next to the car park.) Join the Environment Team at the Cheshire Millennium Orchard on National Apple Day for a networking event with a difference.

We will be on site harvesting the British heritage apple varieties, which were planted as part of a Millennium celebration in 2000 and with the help of tree experts; we will be ensuring the health of the trees.

Our Harvesting Day will include:

  • Harvesting the bountiful apple crop using the traditional method of shaking and catching the apples.
  • Learning about tree maintenance and help to maintain the health of our trees under the guidance of Hulme Community Garden Centre.
  • A chance to enjoy the orchard and network with other staff and students.
  • Information about the Environment Team’s biodiversity projects and opportunities happening in Cheshire.
  • Delicious free soup and hot drinks, as well as apple scones.

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You are welcome to take home apples that are harvested from the orchard. Surplus apples will be donated to Wishing Well a local healthy living project aiming to improve the health and well-being of the community.

Join us at any time between 11am – 3pm at the orchard. Please register to ensure you get some delicious food via our events page here


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Cheshire Millennium Orchard Harvesting Day

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