Community Groves℠ Guidebook

ACT_CommunityGroves_Guidebook_Cover_for_WebA key component of the Community Groves℠ Program, is our Guidebook, which helps nonprofits, community leaders, and residents plan, establish, and maintain fruit and nut tree orchards. Whether at gardens, schools, parks, or vacant lots, all residents can grow their own Community Groves℠.

Download the Community Groves℠ Guidebook.

Inside the Guidebook you’ll find a complete toolkit of resources:

  • Site Selection
  • Gathering Partners
  • Long-Term Planning for Harvesting and Use
  • Soil Testing
  • Selecting and Sourcing Trees
  • Planting Trees
  • Care and Maintenance
  • Media Tools
  • A Catalog of Additional Resources

Download a customizable news release template to promote your new Community Groves℠.  ACTrees is excited to learn about your Community Groves℠ and the impact they’re having in neighborhoods nationwide. Be sure to send us photos and information about your projects, along with the news release. Please send information to Programs@ACTrees.org. Happy planting–and eating!

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