Consultation and Design

For the last 12 years I have been working within, and researching home and commercial organic horticulture. I am passionate about contributing to a regenerative local food system, specifically within the fields of mixed fruit production and no-till market gardening. I am committed to the process of designing and improving growing systems so that they are cost effective, beautiful, scalable, and make the most of our energy and material inputs. Whether you live in the city, suburbia or a farm, I would love to help you make the most of the earth beneath your feet.


These can be tailored to suit your needs. Past workshops have covered topics such as orchard and garden design; fruit tree training, pruning and espalier; no-till home and market gardening; composting; water harvesting; propagation; food preservation and more. I can come to a location that suits you and your friends, or I can host here at George Street Orchard.

Fruit tree pruning and training

Do you have fruit trees and berries that could benefit from some extra care? I can help you keep your plants healthy and highly productive. Invite your friends over and make it a learning experience for all!
Please contact Rory to discuss a date and pricing.
Slideshow of my market gardening work in collaboration with Mark and Rayna Dickson and Jason Ross

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No-til market gardening with John McCafferty at Pleasant River Produce

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To see more of our work here at George Street Orchard, scroll our Blog on the homepage, search the archives via the Follow button to the left of the menu, or check us out on Instagram.