Summer Student Jobs

Calling All Students! Spring is in full effect and with all the wet weather and warming temperatures we’re looking forward to a productive fruiting season in Toronto! We’re currently seeking two summer students this season to hire on for our Logistics and Equipment Assistant and Community Animator roles. Each role will be: 30 Hours per […] READ MORE

Cider Pressing Coming to Parks

Sweet News! NFFTT is proud to announce that we have been selected as a grant recipient for the TDFEF Common Ground Project. Thanks to this generous support from TDFEF, we will be able to bring our cider pressing station to 10 events in Toronto’s parks this summer. You may have seen our press last year at […] READ MORE

Calling All Supreme Gleaners!

We’re recruiting for our lead picking volunteers: Supreme Gleaners! Position Summary:  Supreme Gleaners are specially-trained volunteers who go the extra mile to make the fruit harvest happen by leading picks and transporting fruit and equipment by cargo bike. Responsibilities: Lead fruit picks during Toronto’s fruit harvest season (runs from June to October). For each pick, […] READ MORE

We’re Hiring: Project Coordinator

Cool Job Alert! Spring is in the air and as we prepare for another year of fruit picking and sharing, we are seeking motivated individual to join our staff team. Project Coordinator Full time, 7-month contract (37.5 hours/week, May-November) The Project Coordinator will engage with the communities in which Not Far From the Tree operates […] READ MORE

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