Mad about Fruits and Nuts

April 29th, 2010

Madison Fruits and Nuts, a grass-roots organization interested in planting fruit and nut-bearing trees in public parks, has been working with the city of Madison to identify appropriate sites. The organization is now hoping to be selected by the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation to receive an orchard—that is, trees that would be selected for climate, purchased locally and planted by area volunteers.

You can help by voting for your favorite site (and there are five identified for Madison and Middleton). Visit the Communities Take Root site, browse the list by state and vote for your favorite site. You may vote one time each day, and every day, until voting closes on August 31, 2010.

For more information about the Madison effort, see the Capital Times articles, 2/8/2010 and 3/17/2010.