A Community Orchard Design Charrette, and more!

Thanks to all those who came to visit us at Seedy Saturday!  We had a great response from community members – everyone is getting very excited at the prospect of this diverse, ecological, pollinator-friendly project!  Please consider attending the following events to help with the initiative.


Guelph Community Orchard Design Charrette

Where: Harcourt United Church, 87 Dean Ave., Guelph

When: Saturday April 14 1-4 pm

With a combined planting area of 2.5 acres there is opportunity to collaborate with Urban Agriculture advocates, farmers, community members, planners and landscape design professionals to design the proposed orchard demonstration sites. The focus of this charrette will be on the Harcourt United Church site – though groups will be free to work on proposals for either site.

The design charrette will involve a Harcourt site tour, introduction to community context, site opportunities, constraints, and considerations to increase food security. The charrette will be open to all Urban Agriculture-willing and creative participants.  Adults and youth are invited to attend. Light snacks and drinks will be provided. Please RSVP to guelphcommunityorchard@gmail.com

Want to join our team?
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help in the following areas:

•    Fund-raising and organization
•    Planting and maintenance
•    Orchard planning and design
•    Education and Media

contact us at guelphcommunityorchard@gmail.com