Thousands of trees were destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Our mission is to replant 1,000 Fruit Trees around Englewood, FL.
How Can You Help?
To donate money, click the link below. When prompted, please choose non-profit: 'Angel Land Food Forest' and provide donor note: 'Replant Englewood'.
Thanks to our partnership with Angel Land Food Forest (a 501 (c)3 non-profit charity), your donation is tax deductible and matched dollar for dollar though the Flanzer Trust.
Please note that this program is different from Angel Land Food Forest's Free Mango Program. No organization will be responsible for planting or maintaining these fruit trees in any way.
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If you are a nursery or backyard grower and are interested in contributing fruit trees to this effort, please contact us to orchestrate a pick-up or delivery of the trees.
1,000 Fruit Trees
With your help, we will replant Englewood, FL with selected fruit trees for our climate.
Raised So Far
5 Fruit Trees
November 2022 - May 2023
What is this fundraiser for?
The devastation brought on by Hurricane Ian has left many destroyed homes and countless fallen trees. Many of Englewood's citizens have expressed their sorrow for the loss of trees around town. This fundraiser is one of many efforts to help replant Englewood and in this case, with Fruit Trees.
Who is leading this effort?
Volunteers from Garden of the Arts are leading this project under Angel Land Food Forest so that Englewood, FL may be replanted with fruit trees to replace our fallen trees.
Who can get a Fruit Tree?
Any person who lives within zip codes 34223 and 34224 may pick up a tree. At time of pick up, you must provide a valid driver's license which matches the county records for the address provided. We ask that you are a year-round resident so that the trees have a greater chance of survival and care.
When will the fruit trees be available?
Fruit Trees will be acquired at the end of May 2023 and will be available starting June. The actual date, time, and location will be properly announced before the end of April 2023.
What size fruit trees will you have?
Fruit tree sizes will be varied - more likely than not we will only have smaller fruit trees available.
How will I know what to do with my fruit tree?
We will provide adequate information online about how to plant your fruit tree, maintain them, and harvest. We will also set up a Facebook Group for a community forum surrounding these fruit trees.
Why Fruit Trees?
We believe that fruit trees build and foster communities around healthy local food.
What kinds of Fruit Trees?
Fruit trees that are selected for our climate, such as Mango, Starfruit, Sapodilla, Coconut, Barbados Cherry, Sugar Apple, Eggfruit, Banana, and many more!
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this effort. We are excited to Replant Englewood and hope for everyone's continued safety and peace of mind while rebuilding our lives and community.