WANTED: Volunteer Event Organizers

Last year Fruit Share had its first annual pie fundraiser and fruit fair. Now it’s time to plan this year’s event – and we could use your help!

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For last year’s event we hand-made and sold over 200 apple and pumpkin pies, played games, served tea and coffee, and generally had a great time. Sure, making 200 pies in 3 days was a little intense – but we sure had a lot of laughs! We also raised necessary funds to enable us to keep rescuing that fruit.

Now, we’re well on our way to planning our second annual pie and fruit fair and want to give you the opportunity to join the planning team.

Fruit Share Pie Sale

Strawberry Dream Ice Cream and Fruit Share workshops

YUMMY!

Fruit Share has been busy cooking up a storm with lots of local community groups this summer! This past week has been really fun with a few ice cream making workshops – it’s been a real treat given the hot summer weather we’ve been having. ​Participants got to churn, kick, shake, and throw around ingredients into ice cream and sorbet. We used a hand-crank ice cream maker and an ice cream ball to turn cream, strawberries, sugar, and orange juice into sweet frozen treats. See below for a delicious, easy recipe to make “Strawberry Dream” ice cream.

Why We Love Rhubarb (And You Should Too!)

It’s more versatile than you think!

Easy to grow, yet easy to overlook. Many people shy away from rhubarb due to its tartness and confusion over how to prepare it. Once picked, rhubarb is easily stored in the refrigerator or can be frozen for future use. Check out these simple recipes for some great ideas on how to use rhubarb:

 

Fruit Share is on Pinterest

Did you know that Fruit Share has a Pinterest account?

Visit Fruit Share Winnipeg’s profile on Pinterest.

Now you can get a daily dose of fresh fruit, just by visiting our Pinterest page! Is your mouth watering yet?

We have different boards for each fruit so that you can get inspired about what to do with your Fruit Share bounty, and we’ll be adding to Pinterest regularly over the coming months. Check out our Pinterest profile and let us know what you think! (Psst… if you aren’t following us on Twitter and Facebook yet, you should do that too.)

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