Fruit Tree Fliers – Print out these fliers to give to your neighbors who don’t know what to do with all of the fruit growing in their yards. Encourage them to contact us and check out our Fruit Tree Care classes!
Who receives fruit donated through Glean Milwaukee? Find out here.
Giving Garden Tips – Developed by Solid Ground’s Lettuce Link program in Seattle, this document gives any community and home gardener valuable advice on how to grow produce for their local food bank.
Food Bank Garden Signs – Print, fill them out, and place in your community garden food bank plots or home gardens to advertise to other gardeners how easy it is to help our neighbors in need.
Other Local Gleaning Organizations
Community Pie – Washington Heights group that gleans fruit of all sorts with community youth, and then makes pies to sell at the neighborhood bandshell! “Everyone gets a piece of the pie!”
Tikkun Ha-ir – repairs communities through study and action. They have an active gleaning program and gleaned over 25,000 lbs in 2013!
Other Local Organizations
Fruity Nutty Milwaukee via The Victory Garden Initiative – gives orchards to micro-neighborhoods that apply (small block radius). The orchards they give include up to 30 trees, and can be planted together, or in backyards within the micro-neighborhood.
Beepods – beekeeping certification, education, and top bar beehives
Kompost Kids – Milwaukee grass movement composting -neighborhood by neighborhood
Transition Milwaukee – facing climate change & peak oil through community action
Milwaukee Extension Gardens – annual and seasonal garden plots for rent