Here are some stories about or featuring the Santa Cruz Fruit Tree Project in the media:
“Santa Cruz Fruit Tree Project Plants Public Orchard” –The Good Times, 2/22/2017
“Fall in Love With Loquats” –The Santa Cruz Sentinel, 6/15/2016
“How to Turn Your Bike Into a Cider Press” –True Magazine, December 2015
“Cider Unfiltered” –Santa Cruz Waves, 11/17/2015
“Gleaning: Two Local Nonprofits Thwart Food Waste and Boost Access to Healthful Produce” — Edible Monterey Bay, September 2015
“Volunteers Help Plant Orchard for the Future” –The Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2/16/2015
“An Orchard Blooms: Community Members Create Community Orchard in Riverside Gardens Park” — The Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2/6/2015
“The Gleaners: Advocates Against Hunger and Waste are Revitalizing an Ancient Practice” — Vegetarian Times, September 2014.
“Concrete Progress: No Fruit Left Behind” –Orion Magazine, June 2014
“DIYine Festival Returns to the MAH: Santa Cruz Fruit Tree Project co-founder Stacey Falls on the joy of plum port” — The Santa Cruz Weekly, 1/28/14.
“Branching out: Olives pack a flavor punch, and brining or curing your own is simple” — The Santa Cruz Sentinel, 10/30/13
“How Fruit Trees Are Growing Communities” — Shareable online magazine, 8/5/13; later reprinted in the Christian Science Monitor and the Utne Reader
“Fruitful Fermentation: DIYine celebrates the art of at-home fermentation” –The Santa Cruz Sentinel, 1/30/13
“Fruit Finders: The Santa Cruz Fruit Tree Project’s urban gleaning effort grows” — Good Times Santa Cruz, 11/22/12
“Bowing to the delicate culinary art of hoshigaki: Workshop teaches traditional Japanese method of drying persimmons” –The Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/6/12
“Urban gleaning: Santa Cruz Fruit Tree Project draws together to harvest apples from local yards” — cover story, The Santa Cruz Sentinel 10/1/12, reprinted in the San Jose Mercury News.
Radio interview on the program “The Way of Love” — KSCO, 9/15/12
“Methyl iodide health risks cannot be ignored” — The Santa Cruz Sentinel, 10/30/11. In this guest opinion piece, Fruit Tree Project director Steve Schnaar tackles the flip side of fruit production, outlining the dangers of a proposed pesticide.
“Putting Excess Fruit to Use: Group Turns Gleaned Goods Into Cider, Other Products” — cover story, The Santa Cruz Sentinel 9/26/11, later reprinted in papers from Seattle to Alabama.
“The Santa Cruz Sharing Economy” — The Santa Cruz Weekly 6/22/11.