Goal of TOC
Temperate Orchard Conservancy (TOC) intends to preserve and share the genetic diversity of tree fruits that can be grown in the temperate climate zones of the United States and other countries.
Mission of TOC
- To clone the private Botner collection of tree fruit varieties in Yoncalla Oregon and establish a healthy orchard able to grow and sustain up to 15,000 trees.
- To establish a science research center for, including but not limited to, the genetic testing of temperate tree fruits, the identification of tree fruit varieties, and the preservation of heirloom and historic specimens.
- To develop and maintain an education facility and a library for the provision of formal and informal education programs related to the preservation and perpetuation of temperate zone tree fruit.