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 Producer Profile – West End Food Co-op

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. When you enter West End Food Co-op, it may seem like your average grocery store, but it is anything but. In fact, WEFC is one of our community’s […] READ MORE

Fruitful 2016 Producer Profile – jarred

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. When husband-and-wife team Chris and Andrea wanted to give thoughtful Christmas gifts on a budget, they made apple butter. Then, when the apple butter was a hit, they […] READ MORE

Fruitful 2016 Producer Profile – Evelyn’s Crackers

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. Evelyn’s Crackers are all about the grains. Inspired by Red Fife wheat, a variety dating back to the 19th century, Dawn Woodward and Edmund Rek create crackers, granola, […] READ MORE

Fruitful 2016 Producer Profile – ChocoSol

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. ChocoSol is more than just a chocolate shop – it’s a philosophy . Starting in Mexico in 2004 and Toronto in 2006, ChocoSol works with Indigenous cacao growers in […] READ MORE