An orchard for health and wellbeing


Our friends at the International Tree Foundation have published a heartwarming article about the potential impact of a new Fruit-full Communities orchard on the health and wellbeing of YMCA Derbyshire residents and service users.

According to David Finn, Programmes and Participation Manager at the Derbyshire site 'this project has been transformational in many ways."

With the help of experienced project trainers, service users, residents, staff and community volunteers the overgrown area is now a tranquil space for young people to relax, reflect and enjoy the health benefits of being outdoors.

The full article can be found here

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