Thank You

┬áJust wanted to say a BIG THANK YOU to Alan Hughes of D.A.Hughes Forestry (www.dahughesforestry.co.uk) for kindly donating a huge bag of good quality wood chip to the community orchard. We have re-mulched the dome and herb garden pathway with it. And another BIG THANK YOU to Merve and Ann for the loan of their…

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Natural Play – Observe and Interact

Today at Cae Bodfach there has been a bit of a buzz about building a willow archway to mark the riverside entrance to the orchard. As there has been quite a lot of interest and enthusiasm to learn this fun and useful skill, and with such positive feedback about the lovely willow dome (that was…

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Creating Connections

Wow what a busy and energetic day! Thanks so much to the volunteers this week for a cracking job! Thanks to Alex for the superb mown pathways which provide clear access into and around the orchard, these connect with existing paths to create a more cohesive park space and allow for a meandering walk through…

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Cae Bodfach Tuesday sessions

We are down at Cau Bodfach every Tuesday for a couple of hours from 11am – 2pm where we are maintaining the community orchard and making plans for future developments. We are hoping to work with the local school on a new willow project at Cae Bofach which demonstrates an interesting way that farmers can…

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The orchard-visiting Wassail

Wassail has its roots in In the cider-producing West of England (primarily the counties of Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Herefordshire) wassailing also refers to drinking (and singing) the health of trees in the hopes that they might better thrive. However it seems appropriate to create our own version to suit the ambitions of the…

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GCSE Photography Students at the Community Orchard

We have just received some more photographs and a little write up from Louise Bass, Photography Teacher at Llanfyllin High School: My year ten Photography class have been working with the Llanfyllin Transition Project to produce banners and a booklet cover. Very kindly Jack Hunter came in to introduce the project to help fuel ideas…

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