Events

Events

Plant, Learn, Harvest, Celebrate! Join us at an upcoming orchard event.

We invite you to join POP and our community partners in a wide range of events including planting and caring for orchards across the city; tree plantings; workshops and other educational programs about ecological orchard care and related topics; POPHarvest gleaning opportunities; and harvest festivals and other community events! Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are welcome at planting and orchard care events. Please RSVP below in order to receive detailed event directions and updates and so that we know how many volunteers to expect. We also encourage you to join POP’s volunteer email list to receive announcements of new events and opportunities to get involved.

New educational video content is now available via POP’s YouTube channel, so visit and subscribe today. We also invite you to visit POP’s Resource page and blog for ecological orchard care tips, plant info sheets, school lesson plans, and more.

Please view POP’s updated health & safety guidelines here.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, February 5
12:30pm - 3:30pm

POPCORE: Orchard Pruning Workshop at FNC Learning Farm

Join us at FNC Learning Farm for a hands on orchard pruning workshop. Learn about and practice pruning a wide variety of fruit trees and berry bushes!
Tuesday, March 1
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Virtual POPCORE 1: Pruning & Eco-Orchard Care Workshop

Join us for the first session of our virtual 2022 POPCORE urban orchardist training course. Led by POP staff, this workshop will provide a look at ecological orchard care through the seasons and focus on winter pruning of fruit trees, berry bushes, and fruiting vines.
Saturday, March 5
10:00am - 1:00pm

POPCORE: Orchard Pruning Workshop at Bartram's Garden

Join us at Sankofa Farm at Bartram's Garden for a hands on orchard pruning workshop. Learn about and practice pruning a wide variety of fruit trees and berry bushes!
Tuesday, March 8
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Virtual POPCORE 2: Orchard Pest & Disease Management

Join us for the second session of our 2022 POPCORE urban orchardist training course. Led by POP staff, this workshop will focus on holistic and organic approaches to management of orchard pests & diseases.
Saturday, March 12
9:30am - 12:00pm

Bartram's Orchard Work Day

Help out with care and maintenance of the most diverse community orchard in the city!
Tuesday, March 15
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Virtual POPCORE 3: Eco-Orchard Harvest & Use Workshop

Join us for the third session of our 2022 POPCORE urban orchardist training course. Led by POP staff, this workshop will focus on when and how to harvest orchard fruit, herbs, and other plants and what to do with them.
Tuesday, March 22
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Virtual POPCORE 4: Orchard & Food Forest Design Workshop

Join us for the 4th session of our 2022 POPCORE urban orchardist training course. Led by POP staff, this workshop will focus on practical steps for design and implementation of urban orchards and food forests, including plant selection, spacing, layout, soil preparation, and more.
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