Two more JOT Meyer lemon trees were planted at Northridge Coop CommUNITY Garden in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood this spring, to replace previous JOT trees that seemed to have been attacked by Asian citrus Psyllid. The CommUNITY Garden continues to thrive under the oversight of Mishwa Lee and volunteers helping her nurture the inspiring plot of fruit […]
JOT Tree Raffle in Crocker Amazon
Joining the Friends of the Urban Forest street tree planting event on March 31, 2018, Just One Tree raffled off three more Meyer lemon trees to San Francisco residents volunteering for the day; the FUF gathering put 30 trees in the ground throughout the Crocker Amazon neighborhood. The winners of the JOT citrus tree were: […]
JOT Tree Raffle at FUF Planting
On Saturday, February 10, 2018, Just One Tree joined the Friends of the Urban Forest (FUF) planting event in Bernal Heights to table and raffle three Meyer lemon trees. A small but enthused FUF staff was at the helm of the gathering that hosted a large crowd of Bernal Heights homeowners and volunteers congregating in […]
New Discovery May Lead to Protection Against Asian Citrus Psyllid
UC Davis chemical ecologist Walter Leal is leading research to create a “trap” against the Asian citrus psyllid and protect future citrus crops. Read the full article here.
2017 HomeAdvisor Sponsorship of JOT
Just One Tree is excited to end 2017 and start 2018 with a new sponsorship from HomeAdvisor. The website directory where homeowners can find local assistance with home needs has made a contribution to support our goal to get more trees in the ground and in pots throughout San Francisco and ultimately reach a citywide […]
New School Gardens at James Lick Middle School
It was the latest beautiful feat in Climate Action Now!‘s (CAN!) mission to convert pavement into urban organic gardens: On Saturday, October 28, 2017 a formidable crew of volunteers hustled under the guidance of CAN! to transform the blacktop at James Lick Middle School into a site for two new school gardens. The work day […]
JOT Tree Map: What’s in Your ‘Hood?
As San Francisco residents continue to plant, spot, count, and register lemon trees to help us reach the 12,000 mark, we’re happy to have a new map that provides a visual aid in conveying the numbers being compiled. You can visit the tree map page and click on your neighborhood to see exactly how many […]
Chinatown Trees : 那些檸檬都跑哪去了？
那些檸檬都跑哪去了？ “僅一樹”是一個目標在三藩市栽種一萬二千棵檸檬樹的自給自足的計劃——這個數目是根據每個居民每年三磅的平均檸檬消耗量而得出的。目標是展示在這個城市里可食用農作物是可持續的。到目前為止，中國城僅有三棵已註冊的檸檬樹但我們知道還可以有更多！知道哪裡有檸檬樹？登錄我們的網站 JustOne Tree.org來為該樹登記註冊吧！不僅可以獲得檸檬津貼還能知道更多與種植有關的活動。 WHERE ARE THE LEMONS? Just One Tree is a self-sufficiency project that aims to have 12,000 lemon trees growing in San Francisco—the number needed for each resident to have three pounds of lemons per year, our average consumption. The goal is to show that a city can be sustainable in an […]
Urban Sprouts JOT Planting at Cleo Nelson Community Garden
On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, youth from the Sunnydale Boys and Girls Club planted two Just One Tree lemon trees at the Cleo Nelson Community Garden in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood. Urban Sprouts and JOT facilitators led the group through the planting, which was preceded by a story introducing the kids to Nobel Peace Prize-winner […]
JOT Mentioned in SF Examiner Urban Ag Article
The SF Examiner’s April 2017 article “SF Recommits to Urban Agriculture During Housing Crisis” highlights the recent loss of the beloved Little City Farms and probes concerns about land use throughout the city. Just One Tree’s Isabel Wade was interviewed for the piece. Read the full article here.
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