July 1, 2014
In the Community Fund’s first year of operation, we gave nearly $20,000 in grants to five farms and agricultural nonprofits in California and Pennsylvania. Here are some updates on how their projects went. 2013 Grantees:  New Family Farm in Sebastopol, CA; Red Heart Ranch in Finley, CA; Snipes...
The FruitGuys Community Fund 2014 grantees
June 25, 2014
Family farms of different sizes and generations, as well as non-profit organizations that serve schools and urban and rural lower income areas are among the recipients of the 2014 The FruitGuys Community Fund small farm sustainability grants. “We’re very excited about the broad range of projects,...
The FruitGuys Community Fund awards 8 grants; expands to 3 regions
June 24, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Family farms of different sizes and generations, as well as non-profit organizations that serve schools and the urban and rural poor are among the recipients of the 2014 The FruitGuys Community Fund small farm sustainability grants. “We’re very excited about the broad range of...
A record year for giving back from farm to table
January 27, 2014
Each year, The FruitGuys GoodWorks program supports people, projects, and good health from the field to the table, and 2013 was a record year for giving. In keeping with the long-held tradition of providing healthy food to those who might not otherwise have access to it, The FruitGuys donated more...
UMOM provides transitional housing and services
December 24, 2013
Since 1964, UMOM has helped Arizona families in need, and The FruitGuys is proud to have such a wonderful organization as one of its community partners. The largest homeless shelter in the state, UMOM provides transitional housing and services, including medical aid, life skills, and child care –...
A tornado strikes
June 6, 2013
At 2:56 pm, Monday, 20 May 2013, an F5 category tornado touched down west of Newcastle, Oklahoma, and headed toward the town of Moore. The tornado stayed on the ground for 39 minutes and covered a span of 17 miles. At its peak, the tornado was 1.3 miles wide. In its...
FruitGuys Chicago brings aid to tornado area
May 24, 2013
Meta Dunn was driving to work at The FruitGuys Chicago warehouse listening to radio reports of the devastation from the massive tornado that destroyed miles of Moore, Oklahoma, killing 24 people including 9 children, when she thought, “What can we do to help?” Meta contacted her local couriers and...
New non-profit group will help small farms
January 17, 2013
The FruitGuys has formed a new non-profit organization to promote sustainable agriculture practices for small farms, an evolution of the company’s Farm Steward Program, which has provided farmers with aid since 2008. “We thought that the development of a non-profit entity was important so that we...
Farm steward
September 13, 2012
In 2011, The FruitGuys’ Farm Steward program financed a $3,000 no-interest loan to Baia Nicchia Farm and Nursery in Sunol, CA.  Baia Nicchia  is a family farm, run by Fred Hempel and Jill Shepard, that grows heirloom tomatoes, specialty squash, peppers, and herbs.   FruitGuys volunteers also...
January 10, 2012
During the 2011 holiday season, generous FruitGuys' customers provided thousands of people fresh fruit at 22 community-based organizations across the country. "The produce donation went over very well this holiday season!  We handed out the product in our Grocery Center to our HIV/AIDS clients as...


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Our online magazine offers a taste of workplace culture, trends, and healthy living. It features recipes for easy, delicious work meals and tips on quick office workouts. It's also an opportunity to learn about our GoodWorks program, which helps those in need in our communities and supports small, sustainable farms.