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Falling Fruit – Organizing Food Foraging in Cities

Touch the Soil News #252 Falling Fruit is an organization that focuses on the overlooked culinary bounty in our city streets. The goal is to build upon the world’s largest data base of fruit trees and other plants that offer free-foraging in the cities around the world. Falling Fruit’s data base presently contains over 790.443 locations that have a diversity of 1,317 different types of edibles, most of which are plants. Falling Fruit has identified over 790,000 trees in urban areas where you can glean food. For fun, we looked up some of their data sheets. The city of Rochester, New York has published a “Public Food Map” that shows…

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