Summer Fruit is Here!

Now that Memorial Day is past, summer has unofficially started – meaning it’s the perfect time for FruitShare to begin shipping some summer favorites. Included in this week’s box are: Spring Lady peaches, Zee Fire nectarines, Poppy apricots, Flame grapes and Valencia oranges. Mixed in with these signs of summer are some more spring treats,… Continue reading Summer Fruit is Here!

Physical Activity at Work is Paramount

From the New York Times’ Well blog comes a great article about physical activity, obesity, and their correlation to the workplace environment. The article points out that over the past decades, the landscape of the workforce has widely shifted from manufacturing and agriculture-based jobs that include a high level of physical labor to the now-common… Continue reading Physical Activity at Work is Paramount

Weigh In: Organic, Fair-Trade Coffee

With over 20 years of data available, research on the effects of coffee on our bodies is looking pretty good these days. In fact, coffee has a lot of benefits that were previously unknown. It may reduce the risk of prostate cancer, breast cancer, Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes, liver cancer and more. Because of… Continue reading Weigh In: Organic, Fair-Trade Coffee

Announcing the Ode to Fruit Winner!

The judges have made their decisions! So many great poems made the decision tough, but ultimately we chose one very worthy poem. Congratulations to Christina Daub for her poem, “Pink Lady.” This was a lovely poem, and it was also very relatable: here at FruitShare, we’ve been known to pocket a piece of fruit for… Continue reading Announcing the Ode to Fruit Winner!

News from Cherryland

Apple sent us a note today, letting us know how things are going at the cherry orchard this year: “It sure has been a STRANGE weather year worldwide…We lost most of our early cherry crop, so I won’t have any of those for [FruitShare] this year…Our lapins, however, are looking great, with a decent crop… Continue reading News from Cherryland

Ode to Fruit Contest Closed

The Ode to Fruit Poetry Contest is closed. The judges are currently reviewing the submissions. Check back soon to see who will be announced as the winner!

ALS Bike Trek MN Recap

Saturday was rainy and chilly, but the bikers still turned out to ride and support the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), and MDA-Augie’s Quest. There were many families and groups of bikers riding to support a loved one diagnosed with ALS. It was inspiring to meet the bikers and… Continue reading ALS Bike Trek MN Recap