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.
700 + lbs in 2023!
of oranges, lemons and grapefruit harvested
Help With The Vision
Contra Costa Fruit Rescue in partnership with Forestr.org is a registered 501(c)(3) . As we are starting from scratch we are also asking for donations to fund the purchase of equipment such as Mr. Longarm picking poles, tarps, and long handled clippers. Donations can be made here
Initial donations will be dedicated to the purchase of:
30 Pro Picking Poles (Mr Long Arm 3208) medium duty extension poles 4-8 feet
30 Fruit baskets with cushions and clamps (may need extra clamps to attach basket to pole.)
10 Long Handle clippers
15 Garden clippers
9 Small tarps for car trunks
3 Large tarps for stone fruit and apples
Dustpan, rake, broom for clean up
We are eager to reconnect with you and begin doing this important work again.
Thank you for your support.
Meet the Team
Fruit Rescue Gear
Time to treat yourself to a dreamy-soft and lightweight
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!