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Urban farmers and surplus fruit in Seattle

Urban farmers and surplus fruit in Seattle

 Attention urban farmers (intentional, or not)! Since yesterday’s post about how to donate the surplus fruit from your trees, I came across another option. Barter! Crop Swap is a new website that facilitates trading between “urban farmers” and it’s not just limited to fruit. Trades can involve things such as eggs, flower bulbs, vegetables, etc. Here is a link to a story about Crop Swap on the KPLU.org website. 41 Legs Urban Farm in Seattle’s Madison Valley neighborhood is a…

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Got fruit? Donate surplus fruit from your trees

Got fruit? Donate surplus fruit from your trees

Do you have fruit trees in your yard that produce more than your family can use? Consider donating the surplus fruit to one of the local organizations that will distribute it to needy families. Not only will they distribute the surplus fruit, they will come to your home and harvest it for you! How great is that? Here is a link to a feature story on KPLU.org that tells you all about once such group called Community Fruit Tree Harvest Projects….

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