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John Lewis Funds New Orchards

Meadowbrook Primary Tree Planting Team

John Lewis Cribbs Causeway continued it support for the Trust this March, by providing funding for two English apple orchards in Bradley Stoke.

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Montpelier Street Orchard

Street orchard trees being collected

Urban Greening, part of Transition Montpelier has been working with the Trust to plan and deliver a street orchard in the heart of Bristol. The work was funded by a Bristol Green Capital grant, with the Trust providing advice, wholesale- priced English apple trees, stakes and mats.

This work complements the school orchards that the Trust is delivering, bringing food, shade and wildlife to urban communities, complementing existing street trees and supporting community action: ‘just what the Forest of Avon Trust is all about.

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School Orchards are Thriving

Planting a tree

The Trust is providing free maintenance checks for the 20 schools which planted an Airbus mini-orchard. It is great to see how well the trees are doing and there are even reports of apples in the first year.

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200th Airbus Apple Tree Planted

Crossway Infant School, Thornbury was the site of the 200th apple tree planted as part of the Mini Orchard project sponsored by Airbus. More »

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