Best practices to glean and harvest fruit trees and orchards.
SETP works with a network of regional fruit growers to host an annual end of season glean.
The AmeriCorps*VISTA worked alongside the Orchard Steward Coordinator to create a schedule of monthly work parties that will take place at any of the 14 parks City Fruit stewards.
Working with orchardist donors can provide a continual source of gleaning opportunities.
Orchards in Stevens County are mostly small organic family run operations.
Large scale gleaning events are essential in Moses Lake due to the abundance of large scale commercial orchards and fields.
Some tips on logistics for what you'll need before and during the glean. Happy gleaning!