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About Us

The Apple Core Project preserves Western Colorado's fruit heritage and saves rare apple genetics by  grafting and planting trees, mapping orchards and providing educational programming to promote a healthy agrarian ecosystem within our communities of west San Miguel and Montrose Counties.

orchard preservation

We are merely stewards of this land.

Winter Apple Tree Pruning Class
Winter Apple Tree Pruning Class
Join the Apple Core Project for an afternoon of pruning with regional experts Jude and Addie Schuenemeyer from Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project. In this class you will explore how to prune young and heritage trees. Class will be held at the Pinion Farm Homestead.
Mar 02, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Pinion Farm Homestead,
619 Main St, Nucla, CO 81424, USA
Our Services

Are you a teacher looking for experiential learning programs? Do you have an heirloom tree or orchard? 




Grafting & Planting

Historical Documentation

Site Assessment

Gleaning & Picking

Pressing Apples for Juice


Project Photo Gallery
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