Fruit Share is a volunteer program whose goal is to ensure local fruit gets harvested, shared and enjoyed. To do so, we…

Our Goals
While minimizing food waste is a major goal of the project, Fruit Share is also about fostering a sense of community and being conscientious about sustainable, local food systems. In short our goals are to:

  • minimize food waste
  • foster a strong sense of community
  • promote local food production
  • share resources
  • share knowledge of food preservation and preparation
  • share knowledge of fruit tree maintenance

Quick Facts

  • Fruit Share started in 2010 in South Osborne and now operates across Winnipeg.
  • Over 63,000lbs of fruit was rescued and shared between 2010 and 2016.
  • About 20,000lbs of fruit was shared with groups like Winnipeg Harvest, Siloam Mission, RAY (Resource Assistance for Youth), Oak Table, Teen Stop Jeunesse, etc. between 2010 and 2016.
  • Fruit Share is run by a group of six volunteers on about $6,000/yr used for insurance, admin, web hosting, Summer Coordinator and Fruit Connect maintenance.
  • Money is raised through membership fees, fundraisers and support from sponsors like Dakota & Portage Ave Family Foods, Manitoba Canola Growers and IBEX.
  • Fruit Share is a program of the Manitoba Association of Home Economists.
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