The orchard is managed by the Friends of Broomfield Park and was created in 2009 by volunteers on an old bowling green in Broomfield Park, London N13.
There are now more than 100 fruit trees and 40 different varieties of apples planted as espaliers, ste The orchard is a partnership with the London Borough of Enfield and Enfield Mencap, with the support of the Friends of Broomfield Park and local residents associations.
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A flavour of last week's Apple Day.
Yes, Apple Day is coming up on the 15th October. Bring any spare apples you may have for our juicing and tasting.
A date for your diaries . . .APPLE DAY will be on Sunday the 15th October . . . apple tasting, juicing and much more, including Broomfield Honey and music and refreshments. Volunteers needed to help make this happen.
It has just been announced that the orchard has won a Gold in the Enfield in Bloom 2017 awards in the category 'Exceptional Horticultural Contribution for the Local Community'. A special thanks to everyone who has helped to achieve this. Come and check out the orchard and enjoy it. New volunteers are always welcome. The orchard is open every Sunday afternoon from 2.00 until 4.30 and also on Thursday mornings from 10 until 12.30
We were lucky with the weather for the picnic on Sunday until the heavens opened at 5pm. It was good to see so many people enjoying the music, and not forgetting the tug of war! The next event in the orchard is Apple Day on the 15th October.
Come along to the summer picnic on Sunday from 2pm . . live music and refreshments and tug of war
The Orchard Summer Picnic is on the 23rd July from 2.00 till 5pm. Live music and refreshments . . . Bring your own picnic. Support the orchatd projecy and check out our new wildlife pondm
Looking good today
Its that time of the year! We will be Wassailing in the orchard on Sunday 15 Jan 2017 from 1.30pm. Singing led by 'That Blue Patch', dancing and refreshments. Bring a pot or pan to bash to chase away evil spirits.
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#AppleDay in the Palmers Green community orchard