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EDP Norfolk - - NORFOLK FRUITS -

The East of Eng­land Ap­ples and Or­chards Project is a not-for-profit-com­pany work­ing to en­sure the fu­ture of lo­cal or­chards. It gives schools free lo­cal fruit trees, grows and sells 220 va­ri­eties of her­itage lo­cal ap­ples, pears, plums and cher­ries, sup­ports Ap­ple Day events across the re­gion and even dis­cov­ers ‘lost’ fruits. ap­ple­san­dor­chards.org.uk

For lots of Nor­folk ap­ple fun, visit Ap­ple Day at Nor­folk Ru­ral Life Mu­seum, Gressen­hall, on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 14, 10am-5pm. Its or­chard, on the site of the for­mer work­house or­chard, has a com­pre­hen­sive col­lec­tion of na­tive Nor­folk fruit. mu­se­ums.nor­folk.gov.uk

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