Alina and Rogan, friends and classmates at an orange pick
Our youngest teammates: Diego, Alina and Rogan
Elijah, climbing trees like a BOSS!
The POWER of Elijah's smile...you can even see it through his mask!
Vineet up the tangelo tree, cautiously climbed the rungs one at a time, conquering her fear of heights!
Picking the sweetest navel oranges and tangerines in Glendora
The time we came upon a mockingbird nest in the lemon tree we were picking from!
And then the mockingbird eggs hatched to reveal these four babies!
The donor set up a Go Pro to capture this feeding moment
Posing with the rescued grapefruit and pet BOA CONSTRICTORS at Leslie, one of our donor's home!
Picking the sweetest small apples from the very generous Rosslyn in San Dimas
Picking the sweetest clementines and blood oranges at an ANIMAL FARM!
Sampling the Blood Oranges we saved!
Admiring the beautiful citrus we rescued!
Vineet loves the chicken we met at one of our most fun mandarin picks!
I'm watching you!
Brody with a Silky
Mihir feeding the hens
Silkies scurring around while we pick!
Newly laid eggs, some even blue and green!
Feeding mealworms to the chicks
Our First Passion Fruit Pick
Georgia models fuerte avocados
A BUMPER avocado pick in Glendora where we employed the help of Angel and Guillermo, the pros!
Angel and Gullermo, the professional tree trimmers and climbers, who helped us harvest the high hanging avocados
The Halloween Persimmon Pick 2021
Picking the sweetest tangerines from our donors, Carol and Tim's beautiful backyard in La Verne
Taking a break from college applications at a pick in Glendora
Meeting Cinnamon was the highlight of one of our pandemic picks in La Verne
A 'Mixed Citrus Tree' that has lemons, oranges and tangerines growing on a single tree. This is done using the botanical tecnique called 'grafting'. Have you ever seen one?
Lemons, oranges and tangerines all from a single tree!!!
Meeting Dave the African Tortoise on a recent pick was so much fun. He sure is a lettuce lover!
Ms Duckie by her personal pond
Mr and Mrs Cluck all 'cooped' up!
The highlight of picking citrus from our donor Georgia's home was meeting Spencer, her Sheepodoodle!
Picking Grapefruit, Oranges and Meyer Lemons from Amy's backyard in Azusa. Met her son AJ and his pet cat, Pacey. AJ sure is a budding fruit picker!
Spring is Loquat season and we picked these beauties from Violet in Glendora
While picking loquats, Violet's naughty pets, Doro and Booboo kept whistling and blowing kisses at us! Doro, on the left, is a one legged rescue and his name in Greek means 'gift of God'
Toni and Mihir at a Fig Pick
Vineet petting Zoomie, a thirteen year old tortoise at a kumquat pick
Lisa's home is a way station for Monarchs during migration
Butterflies 101 with Lepidopterist Lisa, one of our new donors. In the picture is Lyn, one of our team members
Giant Swallowtail larvae camouglage as bird poop on a common rue plant
Gulf Fritillary Caterpillar
Cloudless Sulphur Eggs (white)
Cassia Popcorm Plant: Host plant for Yellow Suphurs and smells of buttery popcorn
Spotting a bird's nest when picking the juiciest plums!
Courtney and Mike with our Glendora High crew of Paris and Emily at a fruitful pick in Glendora
Thank you Marco for not letting the lemons drop and for donating the crop!
2020 & Before
'Tis Always The Time for Giving At Fruitfully Yours! (Christmas 2020)
Santa's Helpers At Work!