Volunteer opportunity: Meadow orchard Sunday 20th September 2020

 Registration is closed for this event

Sunday 20th September - at Meadow orchard,Stanmer 10am - 3pm

Join orchard expert Peter May for a general orchard maintenance session in our Meadow orchard. We will be weeding around the fruit trees/raking grass/mulching. Our Meadow orchard is a hidden gem in the heart of Stanmer Organics.

Please note this session is not suitable for children.

** Covid 19 - You must NOT attend this event if you or a member of your household has had symptoms of Covid-19 within 14 days prior to the session or had a positive test for Covid-19 within 14 days prior to the session or have been advised by Public Health England to self-isolate.
In order to help manage the session safely we will have a limit of 5 volunteers for this session and registering via the link below is essential. Please don't turn up without registering - people who turn up without registering will be turned away, sorry! Please travel to the session as safely and responsibly as you can. We will be operating a social distancing policy and other Covid-19 measures according to government guidelines and you will be fully briefed by your team leader. **

Please register for this session. You can come for all or part of the day, please let us know when you register. 

Please read for your safety - please be aware that our Meadow Orchard is a wild and wonderful place with many wild and wonderful plants and creatures. Wasps are present, please do not attend if you have an allergy. Nettles, ankle shredding brambles, rabbit holes and all the usual country hazards need attention too. 

Your host

Peter May
Find out more about Peter

When you register you will receive an email which will give you his contact phone number in case you need to call him on the day

Practical stuff

- Food and drink to sustain you for the session (snacks, flasks, water etc).
- Gardening gloves are essential
- Sturdy footwear (no sandals) -
Clothing suitable for nettles, brambles, sun and rain. (Long trousers and sleeves are recommended unless you don’t care about stings and scratches; hardy types that chose to wear shorts should at least wear ankle length socks.)

We will have hand sanitiser on site but suggest you may want to bring your own as well. Water bottles will be able to be refilled on site if necessary. Dress appropriately for weather conditions and messy work. There are compost loos on the site next door that you can use.


We will meet 10am at the Fruit Factory which is in Stanmer village almost opposite the cafe. 


If you come later you can find us in Meadow orchard (also on the map).
If you get lost, please call Peter.


20th September 2020 10:00 AM   through   3:00 PM