UPDATE: FOEP planted trees last weekend (9/24) after winning an orchard in round 3 of the voting.
THANKS TO ALL who voted and the many who helped plant. Now we need volunteers to water and care for them! Please contact Friends of Edgewood Park.
Please help the Friends of Edgewood Park reintroduce
fruit trees in Edgewood Park, as part of this year's celebration of the
centennial of the park redesign by Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. FOEP have
applied for a Fruit Tree Orchard Grant, from the Fruit Tree Planting
Foundation, that will provide them with the fruit trees, resources, and
expert assistance needed to reintroduce about 45 fruit bearing trees
(plus assorted fruit bearing shrubs) in the park. Their application made
it to the 100 finalists (out of about 425 contenders worldwide) and now
it moves to the online public voting phase that will determine the top
20 vote gatherers who will receive fruit tree orchards to benefit their
Please VOTE on-line via communitiestakeroot.com. Please vote everyday 'til the end of JUNE!