Apples carried in wood basket
Apples carried in wood basket

The Orchard Project Cider Press Drop off Dates

Tuesday 17th September 2019—Wednesday 16th October 2019

The Orchard Project is a local charity who make juice and cider from your unwanted garden apples and pears.

Drink Swap. Bring in your unwanted apples and pears and get a free bottle of cider! That's a true windfall!

Got apples or pears to spare? Each harvest season The Orchard Project collect your unwanted apples and pears and giveback cider in return.

For every 3kg apples you bring you will get back a 330ml bottle of their limited edition Local Fox Cider. T&Cs apply.

The Orchard Project will be collecting fruit from early September at their cider house in Walthamstow – Unit 3, 30a Borwick Avenue, E17 6RA. Please arrange to drop off in advance by emailing

Upcoming Drop off Dates

  • Tuesday 17-Sep
  • Wednesday 18-Sep
  • Thursday 19-Sep
  • Saturday 21-Sep
  • Sunday 22-Sep
  • Monday 23-Sep
  • Tuesday 01-Oct
  • Wednesday 02-Oct
  • Thursday 03-Oct
  • Wednesday 09-Oct
  • Thursday 10-Oct
  • Friday 11-Oct
  • Wednesday 16-Oct

The fruit can be of all shapes and sizes as long as they are unsprayed and from London. The most important thing is that they are separated into

  • Handpicked from the tree; these need to be blemish/bruise-free and of eating quality.
  • Windfall apples from the ground; these apples can be blemished with a very small bit of bruising and the odd bug is fine.