[NAFEX] We're going to plant fruit trees in every citystreet!(Glasgow Evening Times)

Bryce Nesbitt bryce1 at obviously.com
Sun Sep 24 21:58:22 EDT 2006


Have you seen http://villageharvest.org/ ?
Which is an organization that picks and distributes unwanted "backyard" 
fruit.

Donna &/or Kieran wrote:

> Nearly 30 years ago I lived in a little village in England, and when 
> they announced a tree planting campaign, I suggested they plant some 
> fruit trees.  They said no, that the budget was only for ornamentals, 
> nothing useful.  I like the idea that someone else is thinking of 
> useful trees.  I used to pick up apples in an abandoned orchard, 
> nobody else ever seemed to use the fruit. 
>     I collected windfall fruit for many years in Tennessee, till 
> people started chopping down the old trees.  There are far fewer fruit 
> trees in Cookeville than there were 15 years ago.    Donna




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