The West Fargo Forestry Division, in cooperation with the North Dakota Department of Agriculture installing several community orchard pilot projects within the City of West Fargo in 2017.
Community orchards are small local orchards designed to encourage healthy eating habits. The orchards contain apples, pears, plums, peaches and cherry trees for residents in the area to use for eating, baking, cooking or canning.
Francis St. Orchard
Location: 418 Francis St.
Features: apples, pears, plums, cherries and mulberries
Location: 2101 5th St.
Features: apples, pears, plums and cherries
Location: 2800 5th St. W.
Features: apples, pears, plums, cherries, apricots, hazelnuts, honeyberries, ground cherries and red lake currents
Eagle Run Orchard
Location: 3737 12th St. W.
Features: apples, pears, plums, cherries and apricots
Edible landscaping is the use of food plants as design features in a landscape. These plants are used both for aesthetic value as well as consumption. Edible Landscaping Guide done in collaboration with Concordia student, Rachel Landmark.