Cotati Backyard Fruitluck (North Bay)

  • July 26, 2014 · 12:00 PM
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July 23rd is my birthday and I'd like to host a Fruitluck in my backyard! Since the 23rd is on a Wednesday I'd like to host it on the weekend on the 26th.

We have 7 fruit bearing trees, two of which will be in season, one grape vine, a garden with vegetables, multiple tables, one of which I modified to seat 16 and plenty of seats.

Please bring ripe fresh fruit. Organic/exotic fruit is encouraged. We have a green waste bin for compost. Cameras, poi, hula hoops, guitars, etc would be fun.

For those new to the area, Oliver's Market is a great place to get fruit. See you at the fruitluck?

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  • Andreas K.

    I had a blast hosting this event, I'm so glad everyone came out so far. These meetups make me feel like royalty due to all the wonderful abundance of diverse fruit and awesome company. I'm so glad I found this group and I'll look forward to the next fruitluck!

    2 · July 26

  • Ivy H.

    I would love to be there, I'm stuck where I'm at today. I'll send over my best wishes for your new year and a good turn of the wheel from here. Happy birthday!

    July 26

    • Andreas K.

      Thank you Ivy. We will probably be here till 5 or later and there is plenty of fruit! It would be cool if you could make it anyway!

      July 26

  • Ale

    anyone going/driving from SF?

    1 · July 9

    • Briksha

      Hi Nat, can you picm me up too. i live at Mission in SF. love to join this potluck.

      July 25

    • Nate R

      Hi Briksha, I'm sorry my car is already full.

      July 25

  • Christine H.

    I am also going to be driving from San Francisco, if anyone needs a ride let me know[masked]-7854. Christine.

    3 · July 25

    • Christine H.

      Hi Diane, of you like you could drive here and leave the car right in front of my house and we go together. Parking is very easy in my neighborhood. Text me for address details and time. :)

      July 25

  • Nate R

    I'm most likely driving up from the South Bay, just because I love the community here! I could fit 3-4 people in my car if anyone wants a ride from San Francisco or Oakland areas. Let me know either here or my number is[masked]

    2 · July 20

    • Nate R

      Yes Ale you can ride with me. It will be me, you, Mina, and Bo. Can I pick you up in Oakland? Somewhere around 19th St and Broadway? Text me so we can coordinate:[masked]

      2 · July 22

    • Andreas K.

      Nate you rock!

      July 22

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi everyone! I'm not attending (as I'm currently in Australia), but from late-August onwards I'll be doing an exchange semester at UC Berkeley. I'm looking forward to meet-ups then!

    1 · July 18

  • Matt

    So glad someone finally put together something that's doesn't cost me $30 to attend (gas, toll, parking). Also, thanks to Mina or whoever assisted in putting this up on meetup considering the accounts costs $. Thanks upfront Andreas for hosting. Wouldn't it be wonderful if this picked up a little, and we could do so more often? I know I'd be more than happy to allow my house/backyard to be used for future meetups. The question is, how do I spread the word more?

    1 · July 12

    • Andreas K.

      I suggested this event and Mina approved it after 3 people RSVPed. I also created a facebook event page for my friends and I've got 2 goings and 8 maybies.

      1 · July 12

    • Mina

      Hey Matty!

      Juliet has been generously paying to keep this Meetup going while she is traveling through Southeast Asia. Brian and I have been organizing the last fruitlucks for the past few months. I think it's awesome that Andreas is hosting a fruitluck at his place. And I hope you do so too! Michelle and Nate are planning one in the South Bay.

      Generally, anyone who has been to a few fruitlucks is welcomed to suggest a fruitluck. If three people RSVP then it'll be officially announced. Please take a group picture and post it on the Meetup page. I also recommend joining the Bay Area Frugivores group on Facebook to connect with other frugivores.

      July 15

  • Jenna

    Does anyone know how I can take public transportation to this event? Thx! :)

    July 6

  • Andreas K.

    I don't really have a single favorite fruit, I guess I did list "the plums from our back yard" as my favorite fruit in my profile and I always bring melons to events; cantaloupe, honeydew and flesh melons. I love diversity, ripe, homegrown, organic fruit and if I had to single out one favorite fruit there would be too much of it at the event.

    A funny quirk I do have is that I never really liked avocados but as soon as they are spiced up and made into guacamole or added to a wrap or sushi I enjoy them.

    I really love the idea of fuitlucks and I think the aforementioned and the company of like minded individuals are the greatest gifts one can receive.

    1 · July 5

  • Maris

    So being your birthday and all, do let us all know your favorite fruit (or favorite category o fruit)!!!

    1 · July 5

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