Is to prevent food insecurity, promote food justice, promote youth agriculture, improve life skills, and promote sustainable use of urban resources.
We organize neighborhood fruit harvesting, develop community neighborhood gardens and provide education on fruit tree care, gardening and healthy lifestyles among families.
We are committed to providing for low-income, seniors, disabled and families with children 0-5, by harvesting fruit and vegetables from local backyards, food stores and small orchards. A fruit tree usually produces far more fruit than a household can use themselves, and there is more going to waste from local back yards and farms to provide for our community’s hungry. We address this food distribution problem by organizing volunteer teams to harvest fruit and vegetables, and then donate it to needy individuals and families.
Our organization is a resource for community gardeners, school gardens, green space development and food distribution. We provide educational materials and advice on fruit trees, garden care and harvesting. Through our volunteer services we provide training and life building skills to improve recidivism, bringing families in stressed and challenging times closer together through building and repairing family relationships. Our Junior Master Gardeners program teaches youth about agriculture, educates youth in developing and leading