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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.

Heirloom Apple Grafting Class - Naturita
Heirloom Apple Grafting Class - Naturita
Multiple Dates
Join the Apple Core Project for an afternoon of grafting using new growth cuttings from local heirloom apple trees. In this class you will explore the fruit growing history in the region and learn how to graft apple trees.
Apr 22, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Naturita Community Center,
Naturita, CO, 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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