Thank you to everyone who made our season launch a success! The weather was perfect for it! Lovely to see the community come together especially the youth! Special thanks to our sponsor, Barrie Community Foundation – Canada’s 150th grant. “Such a
FruitShare kicks of the 2017 harvest season by planting four fruit trees at a Barrie Municipal Non-profit housing complex! A tenant reached out to us inquiring about food security initiatives for the residents. We will be planting four fruit trees, 2
Thank you to all FruitShare Barrie supporters for a successful 3rd season!
Join us as we celebrate the 2015 Harvest Season with a shared meal. We want to show thanks to the volunteers. Sample some local preserves and try out our apple press. Share your ideas on how to utilize volunteer skills and talents
It’s one of my favourite times of the year – picking season! Barrie is blessed to be surrounded with you-pick farms where families can gather fruit and vegetables in a natural setting. But a few years ago, I dreamt that we could
FruitShare Barrie has completed its second successful picking season.The project was launched in 2013 and had a successful pilot year. FruitShare is a project of Living Green Environmental Action Barrie in partnership with Transition Barrie and the Simcoe Muskoka District
Click here to view CTV News video of our 2014 season launch.
FruitShare Barrie has now launched its second season following last year’s highly successful pilot project. FruitShare connects volunteers with tree owners to harvest otherwise wasted fruit and share it with the Food Bank. The launch was held at a Barrie
With Chef Emerie Brine from Bernardin Presented by: Transition Barrie Where: Grace United Church (corner of Grove and Cook) Date: September 4, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm Cost: $5:00 (or pay what you can) You may pay at the door. Let
When the City of Barrie had plans to plant trees on public land as part of its reforestation efforts, FruitShare saw it as an opportunity to feed the hungry. Rather than plant typical native tree species, the City agreed to