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Why run an Apple Day?

Many groups think about running one of these events in response to apples in abundance that often go to waste at harvest time of year. But there are also a host of other benefits that an event like this can provide:

  • Bringing communities together in an outdoor, relaxed environment
  • Raising local awareness of a community group or orchard
  • Raising money for your group – the juice that is made at the event can be pasteurised and subsequently sold at fundraisers. Several schools have taken this approach and made the whole event part of a business exercise in the curriculum for Year 6 (see Case Studies)
  • Celebrating orchards and the great outdoors

Whatever your reason for running an Apple Day, make sure that you plan carefully so that you achieve what you want from the event. Here's some guidance to help you create a fun and rewarding event ...

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