Community Fruit Trees

The Community Fruit Trees program has launched in Orlando, Florida!

So far we have planted 110 Community Fruit Trees!

 

A community fruit tree is a publicly owned fruit tree that is easily accessible for anyone to pick from. A sign next to the tree invites people to enjoy the fruit. Each tree can be found on the online map below that is brought to you by our friends at fallingfruit.org. The Community Fruit Trees we have planted so far are located at residential front yards and businesses with access from a public sidewalk, the medians between streets and sidewalk, schools, public parks, churchyards and along bike trails. We plant fruit trees where people walk every day and where they are highly accessible.

This is a Mulberry tree planted in a front yard in 2018 and already producing a bounty of fruit in 2019. This will grow to be a large tree producing thousands of mulberries each year.

 

We had signs printed for many of our trees, but they can be hand made with scrap material as well.

 

Using this map, you can find Community Fruit Trees near you. You can also use fallingfruit.org to find accessible fruit trees in your area.

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