So, just six months after the start of the Community Orchard project, HICOP have been given approval by Histon Parish Council (as/when lease is finally signed with the County Council) for a one acre Orchard on the Manor Park site adjacent to the Guided Busway. The project is now well on schedule for planting the […]
While plans for the Orchard take shape, we are also developing an exciting initiative to map all fruit trees in our two villages. You will shortly be able to record all the fruit trees in your garden on our website.
HICOP was pleased to be invited to have a stall at the Farmers’ Market at Impington Village College on Saturday 15th October and again on Saturday 17th December.
Apples have ripened quite early this year and HICOP has just organised a very successful juicing weekend. An apple press and macerator were kindly loaned by Hilary Duncan and all the kit was set up on picnic tables in one of the group’s back garden. With lots of people power, young and not so young, […]
We will be holding some apple juicing sessions this coming weekend at 15 Mill Lane [directions] and would be delighted if you came along to join us. If you have some apples of your own that you would like juiced, bring them along or just drop by to see what’s happening and join in. We […]
We will be holding a meeting at 8pm on 5th September 2011 at The Stables in Histon. The primary purpose of the meeting is to discuss HICOP’s Constitution. However, we would be delighted if people who want to become more actively involved in the project also come along – we promise you don’t have to […]
Outline of agenda Introduction – Elaine Project so far – Paul Communications – Mark Future initiatives – Dan Group discussion – Elaine & Jacqueline Developing the project – Geoff Future meetings – Geoff Following a few weeks of initial work we decided to hold a public meeting on the idea of a community orchard for […]