1998

1998

The FruitGuys began bringing healthy fruit to offices as a replacement to breakroom junk food. Sourcing directly from small, independent, and family-run American farms.

2008

2008

The Farm Steward Program began giving grants to small farms for environmental sustainability efforts, to develop heirloom resources, and as crop-bridge funds. Gabriel Farm in Sebastopol, CA received four honey bee hives (48,000 bees!!) to pollinate their orchards.

2009

2009

Jelich Ranch in Portola Valley, CA received bat boxes giving these helpful predators a place to roost and hunt insects that are harmful to fruit trees.

2010

2010

E & M Farm in Vernalis, CA and Kauffman’s Fruit Farm in Bird-in-Hand, PA received owl boxes for natural approach to pest control. Blue Moon Organics in Aptos, CA received funds to plant an herb garden. We sponsored the planting of twenty edible trees and shrubs at Walnut Hill Community Farm in Philadelphia, PA.

2011

2011

Baia Nicchia in Sunol, CA received a $3,000 no-interest loan to plant more tomatoes and get through the summer growing season to harvest time.

2012

2012

Our grant making efforts were formalized with the establishment of our non-profit project, The FruitGuys Community Fund. Since 2012, we’ve awarded more than $125,000 to 31 small farms and agricultural non-profits across the U.S.

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