Best practices for gleaning fruit from residential trees in urban and suburban areas.
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.
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.