Good Food Collective harvests thousands of pounds for families in need

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Good Food Collective harvests thousands of pounds for families in need

Pilot program aims to provide local labor pool for farms
Steve Wilson with The Good Food Collective is surrounded by apples after climbing up a tree Thursday north of Durango. Wilson shook the limbs to drop apples onto a tarp below. Wilson was one of about 20 volunteers harvesting apples. The collective has gathered nearly 10,000 pounds of produce this fall.
Lauren Haugh samples the goods as she and about 20 volunteers with The Good Food Collective harvest apples Thursday north of Durango. Volunteers can also take some of the harvest home with them.
Harvesting options

To list fruit trees for harvest or find a tree to harvest, visit Fruitglean.org.To donate harvested produce to The Good Food Collective, visit Freshfoodconnect.org.To find out about community harvesting events, visit facebook.com/goodfoodcollectiveco/.

Good Food Collective harvests thousands of pounds for families in need

Steve Wilson with The Good Food Collective is surrounded by apples after climbing up a tree Thursday north of Durango. Wilson shook the limbs to drop apples onto a tarp below. Wilson was one of about 20 volunteers harvesting apples. The collective has gathered nearly 10,000 pounds of produce this fall.
Lauren Haugh samples the goods as she and about 20 volunteers with The Good Food Collective harvest apples Thursday north of Durango. Volunteers can also take some of the harvest home with them.
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