March fruit harvest tally 6462.33 kg!
Current fruit harvest tally is 6253kg! Autumn harvest is approaching; time for apples, pears, pomegranates, persimmons, feijoas, grapes, olives and citrus! If you have excess fruit in your backyard, you can register your fruit trees with the DFS and volunteers will come and harvest the fruit. With the help of our generous tree owners, DIVRS is able to provide fresh food to hundreds … Read More
Last Thursday, DIVRS launched the eBook, ‘Harvesting the Urban Orchard’, to guide communities with practical information, tools and tips in establishing their own fruit-harvesting project. It is now live from the DIVRS website. DIVRS and Darebin Fruit Squad give advice in creating more food secure community by re-localising food distribution and production in the City of Darebin. The eBook has … Read More
A big thank you to The Diggers Club for a fantastic seed donation to our Urban Food Program! Their seeds will support our garden at DIVRS and our Backyard Basics project at the Eric St Housing Estate in Coburg. Volunteers at DIVRS are growing food for our emergency relief and Eric St residents, with support from our horticulturalist Poppy, are … Read More