This summer and fall we’ve had a wonderful group of volunteers scouting, harvesting and delivering fruit for the Community Fruit Tree Harvest. We’ve also had a number of people step into leadership roles, including three folks who are Harvest Leads for specific neighborhoods.
These volunteers contact tree donors to schedule harvests, send out announcements to volunteers, plan the logistics for the harvests, and harvest fruit alongside other volunteers. Their commitment to the project and their communities is what makes the Community Fruit Tree Harvest possible.
One of the great aspects of the fruit harvest is the opportunity to get to know each other while we harvest. And here’s your opportunity to get to know one of our Harvest Leads: Phil Hecht, of Ballard.
Phil is a general contractor by day, and as you can see from his picture, an avid fisherman. His organizational skills and enthusiasm for harvesting fruit have been great additions to the Community Fruit Tree Harvest this year.
~Mariah, Harvest Coordinator