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Hillside Public Orchard Events

Hillside Public Orchard Fall Community Events

Everyone welcome. Save the dates!

All “Weed and Feeds” this late summer/fall will be on Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.

Bring a snack to share, eating utensils and plates, and a chair or blanket to sit on.  Dates are set but activities may vary due to orchard needs.

Aug. 21 — Harvesting and weeding, butterfly bed expansion (shoveling, raking, edging), and putting up fruit tree signs

Sept. 25 — Harvest Potluck at 12:30! Fall plantings, mushroom inoculation,  put together the new cider press

Oct. 9 — “Hillside Public Orchard Cider Press Fest” (bring apples and apple treats and a container to take some cider home)

Oct. 23 — Plant bulbs and flag raising

Nov. 13 — Winterize garden, put up protective mural

Questions? Call 728-0419 or check out Hillside Public Orchard on Facebook

2 Comments

Joel

about 8 years ago

I've driven by that space a thousand times. I can't visualize what was there. Nice job with that space to all those involved.

Melissa

about 8 years ago

Thanks Joel, I'll tell the others who are involved. A long, long time ago it was a dump, then a parking lot in the '60s?  and most recently just an empty lot fenced and owned by UDAC.  They use the space for fire drills.

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