Holyrood Apple Day 2023

We would love you to come to the Holyrood Apple Day on 5th Oct 2023 – In the Fleming Room of the Scottish Parliament – this year enjoying our 15th year.

The event is from 1pm to 2.15 – and guests should arrive around 12.30 to register with Holyrood security.  It is important we have an accurate guest list to make registering smooth. If of interest please email John Hancox (john@scottishfruittrees.com)

If you’d like to bring some apples/ produce  to display or information about your orchards/enterprise get in touch to the address above.

They have a range of interesting speakers – from different parts of Scotland:

  • Mike Hyatt from a croft on Lismore
  • Rogier Howison, from Fife re an agroforestry/ cider project
  • Rowena Statt, from Anderson Bell Christie on Carbon capture in hedges
  • Denis Mollison, Quince growing in Inveresk
  • Rich Mitchell on Outdoor education with Fruit trees
  • Nail and Emma Macalister Hall from Torrisdale Castle, Kintyre, and Lyn White from Scottish Forestry talking about the agro-forestry grants to support fruit and nut growing on farms
  • John Hancox reviewing the progress which has been made towards creating a fruitful Scotland.