Harvest and Pickin' with Food Forward!

  • July 21, 2012 · 10:30 AM
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Join us and get your "PICK" on for those less fortunate!

We are working with an organization called Food Forward, who's mission is simple: the picking, donating and distribution of fruit or vegetables for humanitarian purposes. Read more about this fantastic organization here: http://foodforward.org.

At this event, we will be picking at an area orchard or farm located in Studio City. Our picked harvest will be donated to food banks and shelters around the LA area :D!   It is moderately labor intensive, getting on ladders, bending down, standing on your feet or lifting boxes of fruit or veggies, etc.  Just be prepared for any type of task.  Our shift is from 10:30 am - 12 noon. Unfortunately, the location can only accommodate 10 folks but don't worry, I'll schedule another "pick" with this organization in the future.

Wear comfy clothes, closed toe shoes (no flip flops or sandals please), your own gardening gloves, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and water (we will be working in the sun).

Food Forward is counting on our helping hands this day so please don't be a no show. Update your RSVP before the deadline date (July 11th) so others can attend. PHTC member participation policy for all events: No plus one's!  All volunteers must register and be a member of our group to attend PHTC events.  Final details, location address and parking information will be sent 2 days prior to the event to all confirmed "YES" attendees.

Thank you for participation and support.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Great organization!

    July 27, 2012

  • Hulagirl

    amazing day amazing cause amazing volunteers. thanks to everyone who attended. we had the whole group there and were able to pick from two grapefruit trees at a private residence. was a great day! i'm humbled and so excited to work with this awesome group again! thanks volunteers!

    July 24, 2012

  • Michela

    Bummer, this didn't make it to my calendar, sorry... sounds like you guys had a fantastic time.

    July 23, 2012

  • Gen

    Had a great time!!

    July 22, 2012

  • ken

    pleasure to 'sweat it out' with this group. everyone was friendly and great to work with. thanks for putting this together hulagirl. ps. nice pic crystal. :)

    July 21, 2012

  • Crystal R.

    So much fun, swinging from trees picking fruit. Really enjoy working with this organization, can't wait for it to go national!

    July 21, 2012

  • Stephen H.

    Hi. My roommate said he can join us if plus-ones are okay. We're wondering, though, where the location will be.

    July 19, 2012

  • Hulagirl

    All confirmed YES participants were sent an email today. Please check your for final details and address. Also, be sure to download and print the release form and bring it with you. Don't forget your gloves, hat and sunscreen! Release form can be found here. http://www.meetup.com/PEOPLE-HT...­

    July 18, 2012

  • Erica

    Thanks Kenita, go early is fine with me.

    June 27, 2012

  • Yumi R.

    I believe you meant to say 10am?

    June 27, 2012

  • Erica

    Looking forward to the event, picking for the less fortunate and hangout with like mind friends.

    I'm in Torrance area, it would be great to carpool with someone close by. Thanks.

    June 27, 2012

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