Best practices for gleaning fruit from residential trees in urban and suburban areas.
See how Clallam County ensures that produce that is harvested is of good quality.
Urban Abundance harvests and tends backyard and community orchards in Clark County, WA, where a variety of fruit trees live and thrive. It can seem tricky to know when a fruit is ready to harvest, but here is a helpful breakdown of indicators by fruit type.
Urban Abundance harvests and tends backyard and community orchards in Clark County, WA. Pruning is an essential element of orchard maintenance, and pruning at different times of year can yield different results.
Best practices on coordinating an orchard or fruit tree glean.
Spokane Edible Tree Project has created a checklist for volunteers who lead gleans. This is an outline of checklist items that may be applicable to other organizations gleaning from fruit trees.
Clallam County has a wealth of home and farm orchards. Here are some tips for screening trees to create a gleaning profile.
Spokane's neighborhoods are filled with fruit trees. SETP works to educate and empower the community to take better advantage of these resources.
The fruit tree harvesting at City Fruit is composed mostly of private residential fruit tree harvests. How to create your own fruit tree harvesting work party.
Motivating community in Thurston County to pick produce before it falls and is forgotten.
Drawing inspiration from Seattle gleaning groups such as Lettuce Link’s Community Fruit Tree Harvest and City Fruit, the PCGP coordinator organized a fruit harvest in five neighborhoods in Tacoma, based on neighborhood council boundaries. While the second year of harvesting fruit trees has reaped more than eight times its first year harvest total, it has not been without challenges.
Learn about Second Harvest's Fruit Tree Registry geared towards salvaging fruit from residential and orchard trees
Lettuce Link's Community Fruit Tree Harvest (CFTH) is a residential gleaning program for fruit trees in Seattle. Since the program began in 2005, CFTH volunteers have harvested over 50,000 of organic fruit for local food banks, shelters, and meal programs.