City Fruit

New Harvest VISTA Summer Associate: Welcome Avery!

08.08.2023 in City Fruit, Harvest Blog

Avery is an Americorps Harvest VISTA Summer Associate member working for a Seattle non-profit called City Fruit. This ten-week summer program entails harvesting, cleaning, packing, and distributing fruit from residential and public fruit trees. Then, Avery helps distribute this fruit either to food banks and…

Ethan Cory

New Team Member: Ethan Cory!

27.03.2023 in City Fruit, Harvest Blog, Harvest VISTA

Ethan Cory is an AmeriCorps member serving at City Fruit as the Fundraising & Development Specialist VISTA in Seattle, Washington. Their project is focused on the development of a fundraising plan, aimed toward individual donors and City Fruit members; foundations, corporations, and government sources; and…

Welcome, Vera-Camille!

05.05.2022 in City Fruit, Harvest Blog, Harvest VISTA

Vera-Camille works as a Fundraising and Development Specialist for City Fruit. City Fruit is an organization focused not only on the distribution of harvested orchard fruit throughout Seattle, but the establishment of new orchard sites, the fostering of communities around them, the training of master…

City Fruit: Celebrating the End of the Harvest Season

03.11.2021 in City Fruit, Harvest Blog

Every fall, to commemorate the end of the harvest season, and thank volunteers, donors, and community partners, City Fruit hosts a fundraising event called “Celebrates.” From this event, City Fruit raises money to fund their Harvest Program. Previously, Celebrates was an in-person cider tasting event,…

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…

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…

Welcome, Kaitlyn!

24.06.2021 in City Fruit, Harvest Blog

Kaitlyn Ganrude is originally from La Crosse, Wisconsin. During her college career at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, Kaitlyn decided to pursue a degree in Public Health/Community Health Education. She found that this path aligned well with her broad desire to help communities…