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'Gleaning Project'

Oct 12

Harvest Pierce County Welcomes a New AmeriCorps Member

Posted to Harvest Pierce County on October 12, 2017 at 8:16 AM by Allan Warren

Aaron fullThe District is excited to welcome Aaron Gibson, our newest Harvest Pierce County team member. Aaron joins us as an AmeriCorps service member and will be helping with Veggie Co-op, the Gleaning Project, and much more to help achieve our goals around urban agriculture and equitable food access.

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Dec 01

End of Season Report from the Gleaning Project

Posted to Harvest Pierce County on December 1, 2015 at 9:44 AM by Allan Warren

abundance 2From June to November, 103 Harvest Pierce County volunteers attended 96 harvests with the Gleaning Project, capturing a total of 44,619lbs of produce that would have otherwise gone to waste. The overall harvest this year included everything from beets, squash, and beans, to figs, strawberries, and even kiwi!

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Nov 25

Welcome Our New Harvest Pierce County Program Specialist!

Posted to Harvest Pierce County on November 25, 2015 at 1:54 PM by Allan Warren

Renee MeschiRenee Meschi joined the District as a Harvest Pierce County Program Specialist in August, returning for the second time after completing AmeriCorps Summer VISTA service with Harvest Pierce County in 2013. Now, Renee will be focusing on the Gleaning Project, as well as supporting Harvest Pierce County as it broadens its definition of a community garden, including food forests, edible landscaping, and other community-managed green spaces.

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