Your Connection to Bay Area Local Food and Sustainable Living
You don't have to grow everything...just grow enough to share and trade with your neighbors. Use this group to gift or barter produce from your fruit trees and gardens.
Photo Credit: Kim Di Giacomo
Latest Activity: Mar 8
Comment on our wall below to barter homegrown organic fruit and produce with neighbors or contact one of the following gleaning groups:
Other Resources for Fruit Gleaning:
Produce to the People - San Francisco
If you live in San Francisco and have a garden that produces more fruits and veggies than you can eat, you may register your garden or fruit trees for harvest.
Food Runners - San Francisco
Food Runners in SF picks up excess perishable and prepared food from businesses such as restaurants, caterers, bakeries, hospitals, event planners, corporate cafeterias, and hotels and delivers it directly to shelters and neighborhood programs that feed the hungry.
SF County Urban Gleaning Program For SF residents who want their fruit trees harvested for food banks.
Forage Oakland - Oakland
Fruit mapping in Oakland neighborhoods and connecting neighbors for fruit bartering and sharing.
Backyard garden bounty exchanges now happening in:
Mill Valley (Saturdays 9AM Boyle Park),
Novato (Saturdays 9AM Novato Unified School District Lawn),
Sun Valley (Saturdays 9:30 AM Sun Valley Park),
San Anselmo (Saturdays 9AM Town Hall Lawn) and
Fairfax (Saturdays 3PM Sustainable Fairfax Backyard).
We help network gardeners with land with gardeners without land, send out volunteers to harvest unpicked fruit trees and list gardening events in Marin County on the website. New map tracking the productive land in Marin - add your garden!
Free Farm Stand - San Francisco
We grow as much food as can in San Francisco and distribute it for free at our Free Farm Stand. We act as a gathering place in the Mission to encourage community growth and involvement. This effort revolves mostly around gathering surplus food from neighborhood gardens, various farmer’s markets, community gardens, public and private fruit trees, and hosting a space where this bounty can be shared with all.
I have a year round garden and would love to find people to do regular trades with in N. Oakland/S. Berkeley. (I travel by bike and would love to find people as local as possible) Currently I have a…Continue
Started by Kendra. Last reply by Kendra May 2, 2011.