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 […]
NCH CommUNITY Garden Planting Day
Volunteers from SF State University and residents of Bayview’s Northridge Cooperative Homes (NCH) came together at the NCH CommUNITY Garden for a sun-laden planting day on April 1, 2017. It felt more like summer as the newbie gardeners worked under the guidance of the CommUNITY Garden manager, Habitat for Humanity, and Just One Tree. The […]
HERE’S WHY We Need 12,000 Lemon Trees in San Francisco
12,000 Lemon trees will provide all the lemons used by city residents in a year San Francisco will become the first City in North America to be self-sufficient in a tree crop Producing food locally is an important step in reducing our energy-footprint and affecting climate change TAKE ACTION NOW: Watch this short video […]
Help San Francisco become the first American City to be Self-Sufficient in a Tree Crop! Our Goal:12,000 Lemon Trees This Week’s Total: A Sustainable City Tree Crop Supports a Healthy Diet The San Francisco Food Bank estimates that one out of four San Franciscans, a total of 200 thousand people, struggle to feed themselves daily. […]
Sustainable America talks about JOT’s mission to help San Francisco become the first American city to be self-sufficient in a tree crop!
Our Goal: 12,000 Lemon Trees! A Sustainable America article talks about Just One Tree’s mission to make SF self-sustaining in a food crop. Read the piece here.
Just One Tree
JUST ONE TREE is a non-profit project to promote the value of tree crops in cities worldwide, with an initial campaign to help San Francisco, our world headquarters, become self-sufficient in lemons. We have selected lemons for San Francisco because they are useful in many ways as an ingredient in food and drinks, and even […]
Jack’s Lemon Bars
For the Love of Lemons, Part 3 – By Dianne Boate Being involved with this wonderful project has produced a new, beneficial “mindset” – everywhere I look, I see lemon possibilities. Many of the recipes on food magazine pages pop out because of lemon juice, lemon zest, or just a lemon slice for decoration. And […]
Gateau Au Citron (Upside Down Lemon Cake)
For the Love of Lemons, Part 2 – By Dianne Boate Gateau Au Citron (Upside Down Lemon Cake) Your New Lemon Pantry This lemon dessert was a winner right away. It has the grace to taste even better than its beautiful appearance. Please read the recipe thoroughly, including Notes before you begin. Gateau au Citron […]
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