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Fruit & Nut Village

Planting Orchards and Growing Forest Gardens

"Our communities grow & are surrounded by abundant, perennial food" 

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Who We Are

Fruit & Nut Village CIO is a charity based in Birmingham, growing orchards and perennial food spaces and working with local communities to develop a range of edible landscapes.

We manage around 40 growing spaces in total, across Balsall Heath, Druids Heath and Stirchley.

Upcoming Events

  • Gardening at Kingdom Forest Garden
    Gardening at Kingdom Forest Garden
    Mon, 20 May
    Stirchley
    20 May 2024, 09:00 – 12:00
    Stirchley , Hazelwell Rd, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2PG, UK
    20 May 2024, 09:00 – 12:00
    Stirchley , Hazelwell Rd, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2PG, UK
    9 am to 12 pm @ Kingdom Forest Garden. Our “Start The Week” session. A chance to connect with each other, share news and enjoy the growing space that we are developing together here alongside the River Rea. Much of the work we carry out this season will be weeding (continued below)
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  • Planting Up Green Space At Gosford Street - Postcode Gardener Session
    Planting Up Green Space At Gosford Street - Postcode Gardener Session
    Tue, 21 May
    Balsall Heath
    21 May 2024, 14:00 – 16:30
    Balsall Heath , Gosford St, Balsall Heath, Birmingham B12 9ER, UK
    21 May 2024, 14:00 – 16:30
    Balsall Heath , Gosford St, Balsall Heath, Birmingham B12 9ER, UK
    2 pm to 4.30 pm 21st May @ Gosford Street Balsall Heath Housing Coop site. We will be planting up a newly created green space here with our Postcode Gardener this afternoon. There will be hot drinks and biscuits and great conversation, plus a chance to find out about the Grow Stop project.
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  • Garden Care At Bullfinch Forest Garden
    Garden Care At Bullfinch Forest Garden
    Thu, 23 May
    Stirchley
    23 May 2024, 09:30 – 11:30
    Stirchley , Hazelwell Fordrough, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2RX, UK
    23 May 2024, 09:30 – 11:30
    Stirchley , Hazelwell Fordrough, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2RX, UK
    9.30 am to 11.30 am @ Bullfinch Forest Garden. Weeding, mulching, keeping paths open and ensuring that this growing space is a success for years to come. Just a short session, but it will be a useful one.
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  • Gardening at Southern Drive Forest Garden
    Gardening at Southern Drive Forest Garden
    Thu, 23 May
    Kings Norton
    23 May 2024, 10:30 – 13:00
    Kings Norton , Southern Dr, King's Norton, Birmingham B30 3PF, UK
    23 May 2024, 10:30 – 13:00
    Kings Norton , Southern Dr, King's Norton, Birmingham B30 3PF, UK
    10.30 am to 1 pm @ Southern Drive Forest Garden. Join us here to plant some new fruit bushes and care for our growing collection of trees and bushes as they enter their second growing season. Open to All, but over 55s especially welcome.
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  • Pebble Mill Playing Fields Forest Garden
    Pebble Mill Playing Fields Forest Garden
    Fri, 24 May
    Selly Park
    24 May 2024, 13:00 – 16:00
    Selly Park , off Kitchener Road, Selly Park, B29 7QD
    24 May 2024, 13:00 – 16:00
    Selly Park , off Kitchener Road, Selly Park, B29 7QD
    1 pm to 4 pm @ Pebble Mill Playing Fields Forest Garden - we will be weeding beds, defining bed edges, shearing paths and generally keeping the site in good condition as the weeds and grass show us who is really in charge. Open to all.
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  • Gardening at Kingdom Forest Garden
    Gardening at Kingdom Forest Garden
    Mon, 27 May
    Stirchley
    27 May 2024, 09:00 – 12:00
    Stirchley , Hazelwell Rd, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2PG, UK
    27 May 2024, 09:00 – 12:00
    Stirchley , Hazelwell Rd, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2PG, UK
    9 am to 12 pm @ Kingdom Forest Garden. Our “Start The Week” session. A chance to connect with each other, share news and enjoy the growing space that we are developing together here alongside the River Rea. We will be weeding, mulching and path maintenance - always lots to do!
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  • Gardening At The People's Plot
    Gardening At The People's Plot
    Wed, 29 May
    Stirchley
    29 May 2024, 17:30 – 19:30
    Stirchley , Dad's Ln, Birmingham B13 8PQ, UK
    29 May 2024, 17:30 – 19:30
    Stirchley , Dad's Ln, Birmingham B13 8PQ, UK
    5.30 pm to 7.30 pm @ The People’s Plot. Join us to enjoy the late spring on Wednesday evenings at our allotment-based site.
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  • Gardening at Druids Heath Green Forest Garden
    Gardening at Druids Heath Green Forest Garden
    Thu, 30 May
    Druids Heath
    30 May 2024, 10:30 – 13:00
    Druids Heath , Pennyacre Rd, Birmingham B14 5UN, UK
    30 May 2024, 10:30 – 13:00
    Druids Heath , Pennyacre Rd, Birmingham B14 5UN, UK
    10.30 am to 1 pm @ Druids Heath Green Forest Garden. Join us here to care for our growing collection of trees and bushes as they enter their third growing season. Open to All, but over 55s especially welcome.
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  • Druids Heath Library - seed sowing
    Druids Heath Library - seed sowing
    Thu, 30 May
    Druids Heath Library
    30 May 2024, 14:30 – 16:30
    Druids Heath Library, Idmiston Croft, Birmingham B14 5NJ, UK
    30 May 2024, 14:30 – 16:30
    Druids Heath Library, Idmiston Croft, Birmingham B14 5NJ, UK
    2.30 pm to 4.30 pm @ Druids Heath Library. Join us for another half-term seed sowing session.
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  • Fruit Tree Grafting At Bells Farm Close
    Fruit Tree Grafting At Bells Farm Close
    Fri, 31 May
    Druids Heath
    31 May 2024, 12:00 – 14:30
    Druids Heath , Bells Farm Cl, Birmingham B14 5QP, UK
    31 May 2024, 12:00 – 14:30
    Druids Heath , Bells Farm Cl, Birmingham B14 5QP, UK
    12 pm to 2.30 pm @ Spearhead Trust. Join us this afternoon to carry out some edible perennial plant propagation work. Take some plants away with you and help to grow more to plant across Druids Heath.
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