Saturday, November 14, 2009

This post has nothing to do with lemons...

Ava, The Lemon Lady Junior, 2 1/2 years old

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” Thich Nhat Hanh - (Vietnamese Monk, Activist and Writer. b.1926)

Ava, only 2 months old

On second thought, lemons bring joy to others. Ava is my inspiration to harvest fruit for donation to the local food pantries. Imagine a world along the streets of Concord, Clayton, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, Lafayette, Orinda where lemons, apples and oranges fall to the ground - rotting - while children around us have no fresh fruit at their breakfast table? Hunger is in our very own neighborhood! Please, help the Lemon Lady today. Spread joy, share fruit.

For ideas how to help alleviate hunger, visit Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. They have a website, and a blog!

Contra Costa warehouse: 4010 Nelson Avenue, Concord, CA 94520 (925) 676-7543
Solano warehouse: 1891 Woolner Suite I, Fairfield, CA 94533 (707) 421-9777


  1. Anna,

    I have an orange tree. Huge amount of beautiful oranges. Almost ready to harvest. Can't wait to make our first personal donation from our own fruit tree this year.

    Thanks for all you do.

  2. Cathy,
    Thank you for the comment. Only hope to bring awareness that fruit can be donated to the neighborhood food pantries, or the county food bank. I'm as excited as you are! :)

  3. Ava is growing like a weed!

    We have a Food Bank here in Raleigh, NC.

    I wonder if Lemons are good for the teeth??