Join us in beautiful Wright Park for our first ever kickoff event for the Pierce County Gleaning Project and Share the Harvest programs!
We will be enjoying a picnic-potluck paired with a continuing conversation on Food Justice issues in Tacoma/Piece County. Breakout-blankets will be arranged for some meaty (and vegetarian/vegan!) conversation topics.Come join the conversation and bring your favorite dish!
There will also be a screen printing station, harvest demonstrations, and an orientation for volunteers new to the Gleaning Project!
This event is open to all ages! Join us for a food, fun, and see what's happening in your community!
Neighborhood Fruit Trees
Have you ever seen fruit on your neighborhood's trees ripen beautifully, only to go unpicked, rot, and fall on the ground? Get involved with our second year of harvesting from neighborhood fruit trees in and around Tacoma!
Cut Waste in a country where over 25-50% of commercially-grown food goes to waste every year.
Feed People with the bounty of the county. Clients at Pierce county food banks rose by nearly 46% from 2008-2010.