We are very pleased to be able to announce that a detailed licence agreement for the Community Orchard was signed between Histon and Impington Parish Council and HICOP on November 30th!
First of all we wish to say a big Thank You to Hilary Duncan who sells apple juice at the Friday Farmers Market in the village for the very generous donation of the Apple Juicer and Macerator to HICOP. Also to Peter Pluck a local carpenter, who kindly made two mahogany discs for the press […]
Starting at 10AM on 25th September Localgiving is offering to match the first £10 of all donations made until their funds runs out. Full details of the scheme are available on the Localgiving’s website. If you have considered supporting HICOP, then donating through Localgiving while the matched funds scheme is running will help us even […]
Do you have a glut of apples? Would you like to turn them into juice? We’re having another Juicing Day.
We have had some good news from the Woodland Trust. We will receive a free tree pack from them as part of their Jubilee Year planting scheme. The pack should be enough to plant about 120 metres of hedging. That should be roughly enough to hedge the arc of the orchard across the field (as […]
We would like to say a big Thank You to everyone who took time out of their day to come and visit our stall at the Histon Feast. We talked to hundreds of you throughout the day – so many that some of us thought our voices might give out.
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.