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Family Harvest Farm

August 4, 2022

Preparing Foster Youth for Adulting

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

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!

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

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

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

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 […]
January 8, 2021

East Bay urban farm helps foster youths find purpose, community

East Bay urban farm helps foster youths find purpose, community

Transitioning foster youths work in new John Muir Land Trust farm in western Pittsburg Yahel Moreno didn’t consider himself an outdoors type of person. But last […]
January 3, 2021

Contra Costa Co. Family Farm Grows Produce, Sense Of Community

Contra Costa Co. Family Farm Grows Produce, Sense Of Community

PITTSBURG, CA — Mary Cherry was once in foster care, and later spent five years working on a farm. When the chance to do that again […]
November 7, 2020

Governor Newsom Affirms Critical Role of Land Conservation In Fight Against Climate Change

Governor Newsom Affirms Critical Role of Land Conservation In Fight Against Climate Change

The Governor’s Executive Order N-82-20 issued in October sets a first-in-the-nation goal of conserving 30 percent of California’s land and water by 2030 to fight species […]
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