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Join in the harvest, make an impact.

Join in the Harvest

Looking to make an impact? Become a member of our fruit picking and sharing program to help bring fresh fruit to your community. Our program is made possible thanks to thousands of fruit pickers and tree registrants across Toronto.

Not Far From The Tree membership is for everyone, whether you have fruit to share or would like to help pick it! Your membership helps ensure that we continue to grow and make it possible for everyone in our city to experience the harvest.

Why Memberships?

Your membership not only provides much needed financial support to sustain our harvest program, but also represents a belief in our mission and buy-in to the sustainable community we are building together in Toronto.

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Sign Up to Pick Fruit

Experience the magic of picking fruit right in your city. You’ll get to practice your climbing skills, meet new people, and leave with a share of fruit! You’ll pay a $10 membership fee for the season and have access to your pick of picks!

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Become a Pick Leader

Are you a born leader? As a pick leader you’ll lead fruit picks and transport fruit and equipment to and from site. This role is perfect for those who love biking and are looking to get on more picks each season. Your membership fee will also be waived.

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Register Your Tree For Picking

Have fruit you’d like to share? A group of volunteers will pick your fruit, clean your yard, and leave you with a share of the bounty. You’ll pay a $30 membership fee for the season, and then you’re all set to request a pick!

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Register to be a Partner

Are you a social service agency located in Toronto? If you’re looking to add fresh fruit to your meal programs, please send us an email.

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Other Ways to Get Involved

From time to time we offer other unique ways to get involved with Not Far From The Tree, including volunteering at fundraising events, community workshops, cider pressing, and tabling events. Sign up for our e-newsletter and follow us on social media to stay on top of volunteer call-outs!


Group and Corporate Picks

Looking for a team building opportunity that makes a direct difference in your community? We offer limited corporate picking opportunities throughout July to October. These picks are typically reserved for our corporate donors and sponsors supporting us at the $5,000 level and above. Please download our Corporate Pick Package for more information.

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