Harvest Blog

Saving Muscadines with Concrete Jungle

28.09.2021 in Concrete Jungle

Melanie Jones serves as the AmeriCorps VISTA with Concrete Jungle in Atlanta, Georgia. As the Communications Coordinator, Melanie manages the social media channels for Concrete Jungle as well as the website and newsletter. She’s also helping to increase Concrete Jungle’s connections to small-scale distribution sites…

A Summer in the Life: Another VISTA Perspective

02.09.2021 in Kitsap Harvest

Kyleigh Humes served as a Summer Associate VISTA at Kitsap Harvest in Bremerton, Washington. She helped further Kitsap’s mission to connect “abundance to need by reducing food waste, nurturing community, and providing equitable access to fresh, locally grown food.” Below, Kyleigh reflects on her summer,…

A Summer in the Life: One VISTA’s Perspective

01.09.2021 in City Fruit

Ife Asabi served as a Summer Associate VISTA at City Fruit in Seattle, WA. City Fruit harvests and gleans thousands of pounds of fruit each year from Seattle’s public and private orchards, and distributes it to local food banks, food programs, restaurants, bakeries, and farmers…

Welcome, Melanie!

26.08.2021 in Concrete Jungle

Melanie Jones is excited to be working with Concrete Jungle in Atlanta, Georgia this year! Melanie is a runner, hiker, gardener, and general outdoor enthusiast. While her professional background is in fundraising and bookkeeping, she was ready to make a turn and learn more about…

The Great Fruit Distribution: City Fruit’s Processes

18.08.2021 in City Fruit

Kaitlyn Ganrude serves as a Summer Associate VISTA at City Fruit in Seattle, WA. City Fruit harvests and gleans thousands of pounds of fruit each year from Seattle’s public and private orchards, and distributes it to local food banks, food programs, restaurants, bakeries, and farmers…