Family Harvest Farm

August 30, 2023

Family Harvest Farm’s Shanel Kendall – Sustainable Contra Costa 2023 Leadership in Sustainability Award Nominee

Each year, our community comes together to celebrate and honor those who demonstrate outstanding commitment and leadership in making Contra Costa communities healthy, beautiful, clean, and […]
August 8, 2023

Classic Panzanella Salad

Tuscan-Style Tomato and Bread Salad Tuscan-Style Tomato and Bread Salad Panzanella is a traditional Italian bread salad that is perfect for a hot summer day. It\’s […]
January 5, 2023

Fostering a Farm Community

IN URBAN PITTSBURG, CALIFORNIA, located outside San Francisco in the East Bay, youth who have been through foster care are learning work and life skills through […]
August 4, 2022

Preparing Foster Youth for Adulting

Episode 059: Interview with Britt Wade with Family Harvest Farm (Martinez, CA) In this episode, Lynn Tonini interviews Britt Wade, Workforce Development Coordinator with Family Harvest […]
August 2, 2022

John Muir Land Trust’s Family Harvest Farm Project Plants the Seeds of Healthy Futures

Family Harvest Farm (FHF) nurtures the possibility of healthy futures for transition-age foster youth. A project of John Muir Land Trust (JMLT), the non-profit enterprise gives […]
April 28, 2022

Apprenticeships Empower Youth to Grow and Achieve!

When Jacob, 21 years old, joined our Apprenticeship program to work at Family Harvest Farm in Pittsburgh, CA, he wasn’t sure that learning about the benefits […]
February 22, 2022

KTVU Fox 2 Giving Day: Family Harvest Farm

 Family Harvest Farm is a program that promotes sustainable agriculture, provides nutritious food, and encourages a sense of community for young people who have been […]
January 12, 2022

John Muir Community Health Fund 2021 Impact Update

Over the past few years, the Community Health Fund’s understanding of the root causes of health disparities and health inequities has deepened. We’ve come to believe […]
April 12, 2021

Former foster youth regenerate farm, healing the land and themselves

  PITTSBURG, Calif. — Underneath a blanket of powerlines, a stretch of forgotten land is coming back to life. “Being outside and out in nature is […]