Portland Fruit Tree Project is a grass-roots non-profit organization that provides a community-based solution to a critical and growing need in Portland and beyond: Access to healthy food. By empowering neighbors to share in the harvest and care of urban fruit trees, we are preventing waste, building community knowledge and resources, and creating sustainable, cost-free ways to obtain healthy, locally-grown food. Because money doesn’t grow on trees… but fruit does!
"We organize people to gather fruit before it falls, and make it available to those who need it most. We register fruit and nut trees throughout the city, bring people together to harvest and distribute thousands of pounds of fresh fruit each year, and teach tree care and food preservation in hands-on workshops."
New Chef for 8/30 Orchard Banquet!
We are pleased to announce that Brittany Baldwin, the award-winning chef and farmer behind Portland Home Chef, will be the new featured chef for our upcoming Orchard Banquet on Sunday, August 30th.
Hosted by the Albert family among the trees of their beautiful home orchard in SW Portland, this multi-course, fruit-themed dinner will feature farm-fresh, organic ingredients and outstanding wines by Owen Roe.
Vegetarian & gluten free options available.
Reserve your seats by Weds 8/26 < Click here >
This event is sponsored by GARDEN FEVER!
Chef Brittany Baldwin has been a professional cook for more than 20 years. Since founding Portland Home Chef in 2005, she has been nationally recognized by Williams-Sonoma, Fortune and The New York Times for her signature farm-to-table cuisine, sustainability practices and innovative business model. Brittany trained in fine dining restaurants for a decade before graduating from Le Cordon Blue Culinary Academy with honors in 1994. She lives on a small farm on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon and travels the world in pursuit of the finest, freshest foods.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH, 5-8PM
Chef AARON ADAMS (Farm Spirit)
Hosted by the Walker Family at their beautiful century-old farmhouse and garden on a half-acre in NE Portland, this will be a vegan dinner. Reserve your seats by Weds 9/23 < Click here >
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25TH, 5-8PM
Chef SAM SMITH (Ava Gene's) SOLD OUT!
Hosted by Dennis Karas & Anne Mavor at Columbia Ecovillage in NE Portland, which features an expansive 2-acre food forest. < Click here to join the waitlist >
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