Tag: Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers

Citrus Sharers Picking Season Underway

James Harrald Happy New Year and welcome to another season of gleaning fruit for the Sun Lakes community! The picking season began on Saturday, Feb. 1, and will be ending on Monday, March 2. We only pick on Saturdays and Mondays from 8 a.m. until noon. If you were picked in the past, you should…

Citrus Sharers Want You and Your Fruit!

James Harrald Happy New Year and welcome to another season of gleaning fruit for the Sun Lakes community! Our Kickoff Coffee for volunteer fruit pickers will be held on Jan. 25 at 10 a.m., and we have a new location. This year, we will be in the Saguaro Room at Cottonwood, not at SLCC. Please…

Fruit picking begins lucky 13th year

Now in our 13th year, the Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers are once again ready to pick the surplus fruit in the Sun Lakes communities. We will have our annual Kickoff Coffee on Saturday, January 19, at 10:00 a.m. in the Navajo Room, located at Sun Lakes Country Club (aka Phase 1) to explain the entire…

Time to squeeze in some charity work

  James Harrald The Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers are once again ready to pick the surplus fruit in the Sun Lakes Communities. We will have our annual “Kickoff Koffee” on Saturday, January 13, at 10:00 a.m. in the Navajo Room, located at Sun Lakes Country Club (a/k/a Phase 1). Now in our 12th year of…

Citrus Sharers celebrate

The Lemon Lifters (Rookies)

The Lemon Lifters (Rookies) The Grapefruit Grabbers (two-three years) The Order of the Orange (four or more years)Sarah Kelzenberg At the end of every citrus picking season, the Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers have a year-end celebration of our labors, our laughs and our camaraderie. At the celebration this year we took the usual photos of…

Looking for fruitful pickers

Sarah Kelzenberg As we have done for the past nine years, the Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers will be picking surplus fruit in all Sun Lakes communities from January 30-Febrary 29. The fruit is donated to St. Mary’s Food Bank. Because of an invasive bug, we were worried that they wouldn’t let us donate, but, because…

Thanks for sharing citrus

Sarah Kelzenberg “Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers.” Say that five times in a row, fast! Now entering into our 9th season, the Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers will be collecting spare fruit at homes in all Sun Lakes communities from February 7-March 9 and donate the harvest to St. Mary’s Food Bank. We need volunteers: Several teams…

How “picky” are you?

Sarah Kelzenberg As we have done for the past eight years, the Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers will be picking surplus fruit in all Sun Lakes communities from approximately February 7 to March 9. The fruit is donated to St. Mary’s Food Bank. Right now it looks like we’ll have a bumper crop this year! We…