Our volunteers harvest excess food from fruit trees and vegetable gardens, ensuring nothing goes to waste.
—Home Harvest is an innovative program that targets food waste in our own backyards
In Edmonton, Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton has handed over backyard fruit rescue to the Home Harvest program. You can find out more about the partnership and find more information about OFRE’s continued programming.
In Calgary, Leftovers is exploring collaboration opportunities with Calgary Harvest. You can find out more about Calgary Harvest and their work.
Since its inception in 2020, the Home Harvest program has harvested over 474 lbs. of locally grown food.
Launched in 2020, the program has harvested a total of 474 lbs. of food over the span of 22 harvests.
Our volunteers harvested rhubarb, lettuce, apples, crabapples, baby tomatoes, carrots, zucchini and beets
In 2020, The Home Harvest Edmonton program harvested 402 lbs. of food over ﬁve apple harvests.
The Home Harvest program relies on the generosity of neighbours just like you. If you have any excess food in your own yard, from fruit trees, gardens, or plants, sign up as a grower and donate some of your harvest.