The Hamilton Fruit Tree Project and Eat Local gained a new appreciation for the time and fragility investing in berry picking, as they gleaned raspberries from Jerry's Berries Raspberry Farm in Copetown this week! As the raspberry season comes to an end, Jerry and Glenda welcomed Fruit Tree and Eat Local staff and volunteers onto their farm to pick berries for an upcoming student breakfast program. We came away with litres of the tender, bright, sweet fruit which will be frozen and used in breakfast programs throughout the city in the coming school year. Thanks to our volunteers who braved the heat and armies of beatles to glean the fields, and much gratitude to Jerry's Berries for their generous donation of fruit to our program!
We'd also like to give a big thank you to our lovely Environment Hamilton volunteer, designer Miranda Kett from MK Creative where "Big Ideas Stand Out" for creating our new Hamilton Fruit Tree Logo!
Posted by J Lee