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Les Fruits Défendus is recruiting new core volunteers

Collective - Fruits Defendus

Would you like to get involved in a collective movement focused on improving access to fresh fruits in your neighbourhood? Then this is your chance! Les Fruits défendus is recruiting new core committee members to join. We need motivated new members to join us and help pursue our collective mission by supporting, planning and organizing the activities of the collective, …

Winter comes early in the Roulant headquarters

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Collective - Mycollective, Food, Fruits Défendus, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, News

While the weather gets steadily colder outside, it’s also gotten colder inside this September in the Roulant with the installation of a new walk-in fridge and freezer. For years now, we dreamed of updating our walk-in fridge and freezer for a few reasons. First, an upgrade was necessary to conform to the new city regulations of Montreal. Second, we wanted …

A fruitful month for Les Fruits défendus

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Food, Fruits Défendus

Each September is a busy month for the collective. Apples, pears, grapes, and plums all become ripe for picking around this time. Homeowners who share their trees and vines with us, get in touch and thanks to our network of pick leaders and harvesters we’re able to harvest and save so much urban fruit. Huge thanks to everyone who makes local …

Join the core of the collective: Les Fruits défendus

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Fruits Défendus, Volunteering - Personal

Would you like to make an impact in the world of urban agriculture in Montreal, all while enjoying the sweet nourishing fruits of your labour? Then this is your chance! Les Fruits défendus is recruiting new core committee members to join its all-volunteer community! The collective’s mission is to reduce food waste, increase its accessibility to local food and to …

Fruits Défendus Harvest Party

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Events, Fruits Défendus

Hello everyone in the Fruits défendus family, Whether you’re a volunteer, pick leader, tree owner, member of a beneficiary organization or just simply interested by the collective, come celebrate the end of the Montreal fruit season! When: Sunday October 15th from 2-5pm Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 Roy East, first floor (accessible to anyone with reduced mobility) Bring: Your favorite fruit recipe, jars …

Calling all pick leaders for Les Fruits Défendus

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Les Fruits Défendus is looking for motivated and autonomous individuals to lead our urban fruit harvests throughout the summer! Training dates: Wednesday June 7th, Saturday June 10th. Les Fruits Défendus is Montreal’s volunteer-led urban fruit harvesting collective. Our project connects local fruit tree owners with volunteer harvesters and in doing so helps to reduce food waste. What is a pick leader? Pick …

Cherry lovers, unite!

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Volunteering - Personal

Sweet and sour cherries are on their way, and Les Fruits Défendus needs you to help save as many as possible this summer! Beginning this month, we will be preparing for the arrival of your favorite red fruit. Come join the team that helps make the cherry season possible! We are looking for collective members to help with pre-season planning. As a …