Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton

Established in 2009, OFRE is a non-profit organization. Our project grew out of an interest in locally grown food, raising awareness about food security, and establishing urban connections with our food.

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Lock in 2017 Prices!
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Lock in 2017 Prices!
Save on your 2018 membership by buying it in 2017! It’s true, we haven’t raised our membership rates since our inception and for the very first time in 2018 we will be increasing our prices by $5 per membership. Get your 2017 pricing today! Or purchase a Gift Membership for a friend! ...
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2018 Gift Memberships!
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Stuck for a terrific gift idea? Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton has a fruitful solution: a 2018 OFRE membership! Purchase a Gift Membership for your loved one today and they will receive the gift via email on Christmas Day.
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OFRE Southside Rhubarb Bike Run
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First picking event of the year. Come join us! 10 spaces offered. Free & Family friendly! Ride will be led by Bonnie PattersonPayne, OFRE member Saturday June 10, 2017 1 pm until 4 pm(ish) Event starting location: King Edward Park … Continue reading →
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Home is the Micro-Orchard
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OFRE values the importance of togetherness; a vibrant community strengthens all of us. For OFRE, community is defined as “a group of people living in the same place or having a characteristic in common,” or “a feeling of fellowship with … Continue reading →
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What if Food Waste Could Feed the Hungry?
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“Cooking is a call to act.” – Massimo Bottura You will not want to miss this exciting new film, a National Film Board of Canada – Triplex Films International co-production, coming to Edmonton’s Metro Cinema just before Christmas. Short Synopsis “In … Continue reading →
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The Gargantuan Potluck
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Greeting All, OFRE want to remind everyone about the amazing potluck that we are having in partnership with The Edmonton Permaculture Guild at the OFRE micro Orchard This Thursday!!!.  We will have our feature 10′ diameter table installed just in time … Continue reading →
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OFRE Event Calendar 2016
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OFRE Event Calendar 2016
OFRE EVENT CALENDAR Join us at the Orchard!  Located behind McCauley School at 9538 107 AvenueOFRE is hosting or participating in the following events and want to see you all there!  We could always use help from like minded individuals and … Continue reading →
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Become a Member of OFRE for 2016
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The fruit season is almost started! If you want to volunteer to rescue fruit with us, you must have a membership with OFRE. Perks of becoming a member: Participate in fruit rescue, donate fruit to food charities, and take home … Continue reading →
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Thanks for a great 2015 season!
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Thanks for a great 2015 season!
We are closing fruit registration and rescue for this year. Stay tuned for a report on how much fruit we rescued this summer. Thanks to the great volunteers and all generous homeowners who shared their bounty. OFRE would not happen … Continue reading →
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Message from the President
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Message from the President
Hello, OFRE volunteers, growers, and members of the community It’s unfortunate that I must issue this statement to inform you that the OFRE cider shack at the McCauley School and the site of the OFRE orchard was broken into on … Continue reading →
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