CEAP’s Apple Orchard Produces First Crop
Brooklyn Center nonprofit CEAP has an apple orchard and its 25 apple trees are now producing a crop of apples.
Staff say most people don’t know the orchard is located behind their building.
“A lot of people don’t know that we have this this year, so it’s kind of fun to show people what we have going on. And the fact that we are getting some apples on trees and we can bring those inside is really fun for volunteers as well,” said Brian Johnson from CEAP.
The produce will be available inside at the food shelf, alongside some of the other produce that is sourced locally.
“We are here specifically to help grow our community and this is one way we can specifically help grow the community by growing food we can actually use in the food shelf,” said Johnson.
CEAP has a few pear trees too, but they aren’t producing quite yet.
You can learn more about CEAP here.