[NAFEX] We're going to plant fruit trees in every citystreet!(Glasgow Evening Times)
bryce1 at obviously.com
Sun Sep 24 21:58:22 EDT 2006
Have you seen http://villageharvest.org/ ?
Which is an organization that picks and distributes unwanted "backyard"
Donna &/or Kieran wrote:
> Nearly 30 years ago I lived in a little village in England, and when
> they announced a tree planting campaign, I suggested they plant some
> fruit trees. They said no, that the budget was only for ornamentals,
> nothing useful. I like the idea that someone else is thinking of
> useful trees. I used to pick up apples in an abandoned orchard,
> nobody else ever seemed to use the fruit.
> I collected windfall fruit for many years in Tennessee, till
> people started chopping down the old trees. There are far fewer fruit
> trees in Cookeville than there were 15 years ago. Donna
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