Orchard Extravaganza Sunday 4th October


As part of h.Energy weekend Orchard Origins will celebrate Herefordshire’s traditional orchards with a family pick and press day, pruning demo and a BBQ with local sausages and cider on Sunday 4th October from 11am to 3pm at Lower House Farm, Ledbury Road, Tupsley, Hereford HR1 1UT.


On the edge of Hereford overlooking the Lugg meadow lies one of Herefordshire Wildlife Trust’s traditional orchards, planted with heritage varieties of eating and cider apples. For one day the orchard will be open to members of the public to come and pick, press, taste, learn and enjoy. Tuck in to a local sausage provided by the Houghton Project and pint of Orchard Origins very own cider too, all for just £5 per adult, children under 14 years go free.


Turnham Green Wood will also be there, demonstrating green woodworking techniques and staff from Herefordshire Wildlife Trust will be on hand to answer your broader wildlife enquires.


This is a bookable event so anyone interested in joining in should contact Julia or Laurence on 01432 356872 / orchards@herefordshirewt.co.uk or book online at http://www.herefordshirewt.org/whats-on. All proceeds go to supporting the conservation and social aims of Orchard Origins.

We Love Our Volunteers


Volunteering has always mattered to the folk at Orchard Origins. Starting off as a project at Herefordshire Wildlife Trust and then transitioning into a Community Interest Company (CIC), which it now is, volunteering has been the glue keeping operations going. Everyone who has come out with us has made an impact on what we do and is massively appreciated. Continue reading