Histon & Impington Community Orchard Project

First public meeting

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 Histon and Impington. We wanted to both assess support for the idea and throw open the question of what people would want from a community orchard and to gather their ideas for the project.

We were delighted with the response on all fronts.

A decision was made at the end of the meeting to proceed with the idea of establishing a community orchard and to make preparations to approach the Parish Council with a proposal for a community orchard within the area of ground behind Manor Park.

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Public Meeting

HICOPmeeting

The Histon and Impington Community Orchard Project (HICOP) will be holding a public meeting at the Baptist Church Rooms at 8pm on Monday 18th July

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Trumpington Orchard visit

Trumpington Orchard visit - group photo

Half a dozen people went to visit the Trumpington Orchard on their monthly maintenance day and were given a comprehensive description of the project by Ceri Galloway.

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Histon Feast 2011

Histon Feast 2011

We had a wonderful time at the Histon Feast and would like to thank everyone who came along to talk to us and take part in the popular apple quiz.

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Histon Feast

HICCA stand at Histon Feast

We will have a stall at the Histon Feast on the Morning of Saturday 9th July. Please drop by for a chat or to find out more information about what we’re up to.

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