Best practices for gleaning fruit from residential trees in urban and suburban areas.
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.
Spokane Edible Tree Project relies on a limited amount of gleaning equipment to harvest fruit. This is a guide to equipment regularly used by SETP.
Spokane's neighborhoods are filled with fruit trees. SETP works to educate and empower the community to take better advantage of these resources.
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.
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.