Master Fruit Tree Steward Program

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2019 APPLICATION CLOSED

Grow, Cultivate and Care for Community Fruit Trees

City Fruit's Master Fruit Tree Stewardship classes prepare community members to grow, cultivate and care for fruit trees in the greater Seattle community. This series of workshops combines classroom and urban orchard experiences to gain skills in identifying, planting, pruning, harvesting and sharing fruit from local fruit trees.

Are you the next Master Fruit Tree Steward?

We recruiting students of all ages, perspectives and abilities with:

- Strong ties to local community

- Interest in growing food and sharing knowledge

- Passion green spaces and environmental justice

- Enthusiasm for learning new skills

- Love for trees and green spaces in the city

I'm interested! What next?

Fill out the application to help us get to know you better! Each cohort is limited to 16 students and will 6 total Saturdays with a combination of indoor learning and outdoor practical sessions. 

Once accepted each student is accountable to a non-refundable $250 instruction fee and $45 material fee. Students should be prepared to commit to all six sessions with light homework during of the program. Students who engage in 40 hours of community fruit tree care as part of the experiential learning process. Homework includes adopting one fruit tree and caring for it throughout the sessions.

2018 Class Dates
2019 Learning Sessions:: Feb 1st March 2nd April 3rd

2019 Practical Sessions:: June 8th July 13th August 17th
 

We will not turn away qualified and committed candidates because of inability to pay. Email [email protected] for more details on scholarship opportunities and extended payment plans.