We had our first harvest of the year this weekend. What beautiful weather for picking fruit! Volunteers and people who passed by learned about service berries, that they are an indigenous plant called saskatoon berry. The City of Barrie plants them
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 the Rotary Club of Barrie for recognizing our efforts to save, improve, add to and diversify the tree canopy of Barrie. Very nice to receive this award.
For the full story see the article in the Barrie Examiner. We are so excited to work with our good food partners and grow our program!
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.