Wingra Park winning orchard; planting Sept. 16 at 11a.m.

September 15, 2010

Wingra Park will receive a new fruit orchard Thursday, September 16, thanks to a special program supported by Edy's Fruit Bars and the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation as part of the Communities Take Root program.

Wingra Park is one of 25 organizations nationwide to receive enough supporting votes to win a free orchard in this program.

The planting will begin at 11:00a.m. on September 16 at Wingra Park, 824 Knickerbocker Place.

To learn more about the Communities Take Root program, please visit: www.communitiestakeroot.com.

To learn more about the Madison Parks Division, please visit: www.cityofmadison.com/parks

Contact:
  • Laura Whitmore, 266-5949
  • 576-5093