Fundraiser at the Bug Jar

Have you seen our filers yet for this years fundraiser at the Bug Jar on April 4th?

Flower City Pickers (volunteer group who reduces food waste at Rochester’s Public Market) is now over 2 years old! A mini-documentary has been entered and accepted into this year’s Fast Forward Film Festival - Rochester, NY. FCP will be having a 2 Year Anniversary Fundraiser, Dance Party, and Film Screening on April 4th here at the Bug Jar. Ages 18+. Ben Sheridan will be playing covers and originals starting at 8:30! FCP will be taking donations at the door and raffling off exquisite baskets full of market produce, gourmet items, market tokens, Java’s Coffee tokens, and gift certificates! You won’t wanna miss it! Check out our album from last time they were here:

It's gonna be a lot of fun!

Fast Forward Film Festival Accepted Entry

Have you seen the minute teaser to our five minute mini documentary entered into the Fast Forward Film Festival by the very talented Alex Freeman? Here's a link to it! Tickets are on sale now! Venues are the Little Theater (March 31st) and George Eastman Museum (April 1st).

Flower City Pickers will also be having a Dance Party and Fundraiser on April 4th at The Bug Jar (ages 18 & up) in celebration of our film. You'll get to meet the film maker and help support our endeavours while you shake your groove thing! We will also be showing an extended cut of the film (whether we win or not)!

You won't wanna miss it!!!

Keep an eye out on our site and social media for updates.


It’s A New Year!

Hello Pickers!

The this month marks two years for Flower City Pickers! Thankfully we’ve been able to avoid multiple feet of snow, but it sure has gotten cold! Despite the weather, us Pickers are still at the market going strong as we rescue produce from the frozen discarded abyss. We are warmed by volunteers’ commitment and kindness as we sort out produce for shelter donations and farm animal feed. Continue reading "It’s A New Year!"

First Friday Event Canceled

Although our paint job on our bus is making progress, poor weather has set back getting it ready for tomorrow's First Friday Event. We apologize for this late notice! We were really looking forward to showing off our bus' new look and collecting canned food for those in need; but, we will have to reschedule this event. Stay tuned for updates! Please come by on Saturday to check out the new artwork in progress!