4000 pounds of Valencias!!

Great weekend of picking in Escondido. Two days, a grove of 130 trees + 35 volunteers = 4000 pounds of Valencia oranges. Together with many volunteer groups and with the amazing help of Feeding America, who brought the pallets, boxes and will pick up the harvest today, we made a small dent in the excess bounty of North San Diego County.… Full Article →

pics from picking in Valley Center

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Some pics from the NCT article…more to come!!!… Full Article →

Avos and Grapefruit in Vista

Thanks to everyone who came to pick last Saturday in Vista. We harvested 250 pounds of grapefruit, avocados and even some Asian pears (yummy!) Some exciting new developments coming in November…collaboration with other harvesting groups, and non-profits and more press coverage!!!… Full Article →

CropSwapCarlsbad in the press

Neighborhood harvesting was the featured theme in today’s Voice of San Diego. Check out this nice writeup for CropSwapCarlsbad and all the gleaning groups starting around San Diego County:
http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/survival/article_6384fc70-de7b-11e0-9201-001cc4c03286.html… Full Article →

Viva Valencias!!

Thanks to Steve, Tarcy, Kelli, Anne-Marie, Ryan and Trevor, who helped pick and harvest 560 pounds of Valencias today at the Rowley residence in Valley Center!! It was perfect picking weather….nice overcast sky for most of the morning. Delivered our bounty to the North County Food bank.… Full Article →