Outdoor Learning in Dervaig

The National Lottery Community Fund £5096.

Back in 2017 when the first fruit trees were planted in Dervaig Community Orchard it was always hoped that in time it would be possible to provide a space to be used by all ages, visitors and locals alike.

It is great to see Dervaig Primary School and new local toddler and parent group ‘Wee Forest Folk’ using the orchard for some of their outdoor learning and play.

This inspired the Friends of Dervaig Primary (parent council) with the assistance of the orchard committee to apply to the Lottery Community Fund to ask for support to further equip the orchard for outdoor learning.

This funding will perfectly complement the work already being done by the Dervaig Community Orchard committee on their ‘Apple Store’ which will provide a covered area for the community to use.… more in the full issue

Photo courtesy of Tracy Mayo