Fruitful 2016 Producer Profile – Cafe Belong

Fruitful is back! Not Far From the Tree’s artisan preserve collection is returning for 2016, and we’re proud to feature our producing partners here on the blog. If you’re feeling peckish after a long day exploring the trails around the Don Valley, you’re in luck – Cafe Belong has you covered. Tucked in behind the […] READ MORE

Fruitful 2016 is Here!

Fruitful is back! Toronto’s favourite community-backed preserve initiative has returned. As the end of the 2016 harvest season approaches, Not Far From The Tree is excited to give Torontonians the chance to enjoy the bounty of the city’s urban forest all winter long. Our preserving initiative Fruitful will provide you with your very own batch […] READ MORE

Welcoming our New Steering Committee Chair!

There’s been a change in leadership on our Steering Committee, and we are excited to welcome Nicole Vadori to her new role as Committee Chair! Not Far From the Tree would first like to extend our deepest gratitude to Danielle Goldfinger, who has been with the organization since 2013, first as Interim Projector Director, and then as […] READ MORE

Tree Captains in Action

As you may have heard, a new kind of volunteer has entered the picture, here at Not Far From the Tree : The Tree Captain. What is a Tree Captain exactly, what do they do, and where did the idea for this pilot program come from?   Much like a Supreme Gleaner, Tree Captains are […] READ MORE

Join the Cider Squad

Do you love Cider? We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our Cider Squad! READ MORE

Meet the Team: Summer Student Q+A

From left to right: Taylor, Kathy Summer has arrived, and with it, our summer students! We are excited to welcome Taylor Hinds, our Logistics and Equipment Assistant, and Kathy Sihavong, our Community Animator to the NFFTT team. Want to know more about these fantastic individuals, what they’re studying, and what they’re looking forward to this summer? Read […] READ MORE

Meet the Team: Staff Q + A

  We are oh so excited to introduce our staff team of diverse talents and backgrounds! They are nature stewards, good food advocates, seasoned organizers and of course fruit lovers. Get to know these fantastically fruity folks from our conversation with them below: Megan Anevich, Program Manager AK Fischer, Pilot Program Coordinator Tatiana Stewart, Picking […] READ MORE

Bikes Seeking Storage

About Us: We are a small group of cargo bikes (see photo) supporting the mandate of Not Far From The Tree by providing sustainable transportation in the city wards where we pick and share fruit.  We are having difficulty finding storage in some downtown spots. Are you a match? Perhaps your community centre, home or business […] READ MORE