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Community Orchard Stewardship Day at Keith Wightman!

May 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Come volunteer with the Peterborough Community Orchard Stewards at our Spring Stewardship Day at Keith Wightman Park!

The volunteer-led Community Orchard Stewards will work together to prep the fruit trees for a great growing season. We invite you to join us!

  • Meet the trees, learn about the project & how to get involved
  • Help spread mulch and haul water
  • Join our growing group of community members dedicated to fruit projects & learn about how community orchards and food forests are good for all!

If you are interested in volunteering please register here:

Rain may mean we reschedule. Please pay attention to our social media pages for updates.

Wednesday May 29, 1:00 pm – 2:30pm

Meet at Keith Wightman Park 

Enter via a walkway next to 853 Chamberlain St. (map)

We’ll be spreading compost and mulch around trees as well as weeding and watering and a few other tasks.

If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch by email:

Did you know?

Volunteers are leading the way in establishing community orchards in a number of City parks and community gardens. In the spring fruit trees need to be pruned to spur new growth and to shape the tree for good air flow and sun exposure. We need to lay mulch to help protect the growing root system. The trees will need lots of water. There is lots to do and we’d love your help!

Connected with the Peterborough Community Orchard Stewards through this Facebook group.

Facebook link:


May 29
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Laura Keresztesi
(705) 745-3238


Keith Wightman Park
858 St. Mary's St
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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