Hello all... I am currently in the Southeast U.S. I've been thinking about this idea and came to the conclusion that the most important thing I can think to work on is educating people about the fruit economy and how to empower their communities by presenting the idea of growing, picking, sharing and eating fruit, a lot of it...especially for homeless and low-income people, schools, prisons, hospitals, etc.
If fruit trees in a community are known, identified, recorded and people who are hungry or on a budget actually ate them, and if these people were taught and helped to create their own gardens and eat the food in their gardens, and even sell or trade it if there was excess...I think this would be a really beneficial service to provide.
I have seen a lot of great missions and ways of growing food, and I worked on a permaculture farm and took some classes and I think it would be great to create a model of growing food in any conditions and then helping them to incorporate that into their lifestyles...
That sounds like a fruit bank to me...creating a mobile mission that helps to set up community based fruit economies?
How does that sound?