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…
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…
How the big move impacted volunteer marketing for Boston Area Gleaners: online, in-person, and community outreach29.07.2021 in Boston Area Gleaners
Harvest VISTA Meredith Days serves as the Outreach and Communications Assistant at Boston Area Gleaners, located in Acton, Massachusetts. Boston Area Gleaners is a food recovery organization dedicated to harvesting surplus farm crops, preventing waste, and nourishing local families in Eastern Massachusetts. Boston Area Gleaners…
Since March, Massachusetts has had one of the highest unemployment rates in the country, and the state is now seeing a staggering proportion of the community facing food insecurity.
In backyards across Central Florida, fruit is ripe and ready to be harvested. This is the time of year that the Director of Missions at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church solicits nearby residents that have fruit trees in their backyard or..
Restoring a historic, 40-year-old pear tree orchard to help increase access to fresh food in Vancouver05.02.2020 in Harvest Blog, Harvest VISTA, Slow Food SW WA, Washington state
Learn about Foley Park, one of the largest orchards that Urban Abundance helps steward, in Lynsey Horne’s blog post.
Sending out thank you cards, pruning trees, and public outreach at Good Cheer Food Bank.