Wintery Workdays

We have some work to do while the trees are dormant. Join us for Saturdays and Sundays this winter to prune, spray dormant oil, and do some winter maintenance. We'll be at the Orchard from 1 to 4 p.m. on: Saturday,… [more]

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Tree Planting in Winter

This fall, we were lucky enough to receive an ACTrees grant to give 75 families in our community free fruit trees. To get them started right, we had two tree-planting demonstrations. Click here to see more… [more]

Tree Planting in Winter Tree Planting in Winter

Hibernation Celebration

It's a Hibernation Celebration! Let’s start 2014 off right. And by “right,” we mean “with pie.” Join us for the Annual Meeting + Pie Party on Sunday, Jan. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. See you in Upland's… [more]

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Sharpen Your Skills

Resolving to sharpen your orcharding skills in 2014? We can help. And you don't have to wait for the ground to thaw to get to work. Check out these classes, led by our incredible Orchard Educators. Dormant… [more]

Sharpen Your Skills Sharpen Your Skills

Announcements

  • Chatting with Lee

    Lee Huss, Urban Forester with the City of Bloomington, and Communications Team member Sarah Vaughan discussed the role the City's Parks Department has played in the Orchard's development.

  • Chatting with Jack

    Local artist and Orchard volunteer Jack Brubaker, seen above with Amy Countryman, spoke with Communications Team member Sarah Vaughan about the Orchard's design.

  • Chatting with Amy Countryman

    "It kind of wows me that people work so hard on this orchard—fruit trees take a long time to produce—and they may not benefit. The benefits are for people they may never meet."

  • Wintery Workdays

    We have some work to do while the trees are dormant. Join us for Saturdays and Sundays this winter to prune, spray dormant oil, and do some winter maintenance.

  • Three Sisters of Cover Crops

    From the looks of it, the Orchard has gone dormant, but there are actually countless tiny green sprouts growing happily under blankets of hay in Orchard beds.