Seattle is home to thousands of fruit trees, and we love to have support caring for them! If you’re interested in getting involved and learning how to care for ourContinue reading “Volunteer with City Fruit”
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Sharing Fruit with Community: 2023 Fruit-4-All’s!
As we enter this year’s harvest season, City Fruit is busy planning for our signature pop-up stands that directly serve community members fresh, local, and free fruit. Fruit-4-All’s, an annualContinue reading “Sharing Fruit with Community: 2023 Fruit-4-All’s!”
The How’s and Why’s of Companion Planting
Companion planting has its roots in many different ancient cultures, some dating back more than 10,000 years ago with the indigenous peoples of North America and the domestication of theContinue reading “The How’s and Why’s of Companion Planting”
McAuliffe Park Orchard
On Thursday, March 30, two groups of volunteers joined City Fruit at McAuliffe Park in Kirkland to plant 23 fruit trees and 8 berry bushes. McAuliffe hosts a playground, picnicContinue reading “McAuliffe Park Orchard”
Harvest Kick-Off & Upcoming Events for City Fruit!
City Fruit is so excited to kick off this year’s harvest season this May! We have plans to expand our geographic reach and increase opportunities for learning and volunteers! BecauseContinue reading “Harvest Kick-Off & Upcoming Events for City Fruit!”
Beginning edible gardens at High Point’s Pond Park
On the morning of Friday, February 10, City Fruit staff were joined by CareyThornton, a community educator with Tilth Alliance, to plant a row of berry bushes at High Point’sContinue reading “Beginning edible gardens at High Point’s Pond Park “
Zoo Doo Compost Giveaway!
Image from Woodland Park Zoo’s “Zoo Doo” page For the third year in a row, City Fruit is partnering with Woodland Park Zoo and the Phinney Neighborhood Association to giveContinue reading “Zoo Doo Compost Giveaway!”
Support Your Local Pollinators!
With the cold snaps and long-lasting rains of the past spring majorly affecting last summer’s fruit production, we are making a point to focus on ways in which we canContinue reading “Support Your Local Pollinators!”
Happy Lunar New Year!
Marking the arrival of spring and the start of a new year, Lunar New Year is a time of celebration for many Asian cultures: Chinese, Taiwanese, Vietnamese, and South KoreanContinue reading “Happy Lunar New Year!“
Celebrates Review and What’s Coming In 2023!
After 2 years of not being able to gather face-to-face, our Celebrates event last October was the most successful fundraising event City Fruit has ever had! We were so thankfulContinue reading “Celebrates Review and What’s Coming In 2023!“