Love all the rain, but it makes it a challenge to harvest safely
Look for more opportunities to harvest with us in a couple of weeks when the weather improves
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The Contra Costa Fruit Rescue
Contra Costa Fruit Rescue plans to begin harvesting around the start of the new year. If you would like to be added to our list of fruit donors, click on this link to register your tree(s). You may register trees that are harvested at any time of year.
Spread the word to your friends and neighbors and help us grow! Look for our harvests on Eventbrite and on the Forestr.org website.
11,650 + lbs in 2023!
of oranges, lemons and grapefruit harvested
Help With The Vision
So thankful and grateful to all who donated to help us get up and running. Our initial fundraising was successful and we now have the tools we needed to start the work. THANK YOU!
It is time to start work on our long term goal of purchasing a van to help us move large quantities of equipment and fruit and to meet our ongoing operational expenses.
Donate HERE to support this program
We are eager to connect with you and continue doing this important work.
Thank you for your support.
Meet the Team
Lamorinda Area Harvest Leader
Danville Area Harvest Leader
Walnut Creek/Concord Area Harvest Leader
Fruit Rescue Gear
C.C. Fruit Rescue : Women’s relaxed tri-blend t-shirt
Time to treat yourself to a dreamy-soft and lightweight
White Pony Express
We want to extend a HUGE thanks to our food distribution partners at White Pony Express. Their help in sharing gleaned Fruit Rescue foods throughout our shared communities is amazing and we could not do this without their support.
We are honored to be partnered with RecycleSmart Central Contra Costa in their Food Waste Reduction & Recovery efforts. Together we make the most of our food, ease the pressure on the food supply system, help the environment and save money!
Delta Christian Community Food Pantry
The food pantry now has 750 registered families, serving 150 families every Tuesday. Food continues to be distributed by 20 volunteers for the three churches.