NFFtT

Not Far From the Tree (NFFtT) is a Toronto organization that includes a residential fruit-picking program to pick fruit (with permission, of course) that would otherwise go to waste. They will send a team of pickers to clean up your yard of fallen fruit and pick the good fruit that is still in the tree. The harvested fruit is divided evenly into 3 portions: one third going to the tree owners, one third going to the volunteer pickers and the final third going to food banks, shelters, and community kitchens.

In the Heat of Summer: 2 Kinds of Chicken Salad

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

summary: chicken salad – one with cherries, one with croutons; eating seasonally; information about Not Far From the Tree; (click on image(s) to see more photos and larger views) Bright reds – scarlet, pillar-box red, crimson or cherry – are very cheerful and youthful. There is certainly a red for everyone.   – Christian Dior […] Continue reading »

So you think that cherries are only for dessert….

Monday, July 20th, 2015

cherry chicken dinner

summary: recipe for cherries and chicken; Peninsula Ridge Shiraz; information about Not Far From the Tree; (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos) So we grow together, Like to a double cherry, seeming parted, But yet an union in partition; Two lovely berries moulded on one stem; So, with two seeming bodies, […] Continue reading »

Mostly-Wordless Not-Wednesday: More Cherries!

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

cherries and Swiss chard

Swiss Chard and Cherries Go Together Brilliantly

Monday, June 29th, 2015

cherries

summary: recipe for stir-fried Swiss Chard and cherries; to pit or not to pit; cherries aren’t just for dessert; windfall cherries; information about Not Far From the Tree; (click on image to see larger view) Whoohoooo! It’s Cherry Season! I’ve mentioned before that I volunteer to pick fruit for the wonderful organization “Not Far From […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: what to do with all those apples

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

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