Connecting low carbon initiatives across Stroud District

Description

What: A small apple orchard integrated with the existing enterprises at Oakbrook Farm, including Stroud MicroDairy.

How: A small community supported orchard run on organic and biodynamic principles providing seasonal local fruit to members, as well as carbon sequestration, biodiversity, and long term soil restoration.

Carbon Saving not yet quantified

Further Information: The orchard may be designed as a linear forest garden, with soft fruit, cut flowers, herbs and fertility building crops under the trees. The aim is to plant the first trees in the winter of 2020/21.

Solutions

  • Theme: Food & Agriculture > Community Food
  • Theme: Food & Agriculture > Agriculture & Land
  • Solution: Enable > Funding > Community & Public Funding > Community Shares

Contacts

Lead Group: Oakbrook Farm

Contact Name: Jessie Marcham

Contact Email: jessiemarcham@gmail.com

Contact Phone: 07779 232267

Partner Groups Role:

Location

Postcode: GL6 7QW

Locality: Stroud, Stroud Uplands, Stroud, Gloucestershire, South West

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