Adopt A Tree Program
A Delicious Way to Support the Park
The Adopt-a-Tree program offers a unique opportunity for private citizens or groups to adopt and nurture an apple tree through an entire growing season. For a nominal fee, you choose whether to become involved in the entire process from pruning to harvest (we’ll teach you how), or leave the care to us and just enjoy your harvest. It’s a great opportunity for families and friends to work on a project together and learn about growing your own apples.
Pruning adoptions $45 (December through April only)
Adopters in this category are required to prune, thin, harvest and clean up windfalls from their tree. FREE pruning classes and trained volunteers are available to help and provide guidance.
Orchard Supporter Adoptions $70 (offered all year for one season)
A perfect choice for people who can’t help prune or other related care of their tree, but who wish to help support the orchard. Volunteers will prune these trees from January through March. All levels of adopters are welcome to harvest their apples whenever they wish.
Tree maintenance tasks include pruning, thinning, hanging insect traps (which we provide), and removing windfall apples as they occur.
All adopters’ names will appear on their trees. While current adopters receive priority on adoptions for the following years, trees are usually available for adoptions.