Getting involved


Join in protecting this wonderful piece of English countryside

The Standen Fruit Farm Community Association is a UK charity that works to maintain this historic Kentish orchard. It’s run entirely by volunteers who give up their time to ensure that the 50+ acres provide a haven for wildlife and that the extensive number of apple and cherry trees are looked after for the benefit of all. 

We welcome new members to the Association who share the ideals of the founders who had the vision to protect this important site in the 1980s.  

Volunteer work morning

Plot owners, volunteers and trustees will be at the Standen Fruit Farm Community Orchard on Saturday 8 May for a couple of hours from 10.00 a.m. 

There's always lots of work to be done at the Orchard to keep it looking great, and our new monthly Saturday morning sessions give all plot owners the opportunity to join together and help with a bit of routine maintenance work.

Meet us at the gate opposite Chapel House from 10.00 a.m. We look forward to seeing you there!

Volunteer! There are so many ways to lend a helping hand

We always need volunteers for winter pruning of trees through to apple picking in the autumn. 

We welcome new volunteers to the small family that ensures Standen Street Fruit Farm is maintained for today and for future generations.


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Make a donation today

We welcome donations of any size to support the work of the Association. Donations can be made via PayPal by selecting the amount you would like to give. You do  not need a PayPal account as the system allows debit and credit cards to be used. 


How Donations Are Used

Your donation goes towards the essential maintenance of Standen Street Fruit Farm in the heart of the Kent countryside.

From pruning to grass cutting, ditch maintenance to identifying the apple varieties, every penny makes a positive contribution to making sure this important piece of English heritage is kept in the best possible condition for today and for generations to come.


Giving By CheQUE
You can make a donation by cheque payable to Standen Fruit Farm Community Orchard Association and sending it to

Mrs Helga-Marie Goulton, Treasurer, SFFCOA
Tarifa, Fairglen Road, Wadhurst, TN5 6JL, United Kingdom


Upcoming events



Standen Orchard Volunteer Morning

10.00 a.m, The Orchard, opposite Chapel House

Join the Trustees and volunteers for some general upkeep work in the orchard



Trustees Meeting

The regular meeting of Association Trustees, date to be confirmed

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