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Community Garden grows thousands of pounds of fresh produce for food bank

MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) - The Madisonville First Christian Church community garden supplies thousands of pounds of fresh organic produce to the Christian Food Bank every year, all from the hands of de... read more

Plants, produce stolen from Coppell Community Garden

“The gardens are trying to take an educational approach to get the word out to the community that the gardeners work very hard to grow food for the food bank ... pounds of fresh produce have ... read more

Urban Farming Organization Visualizes a Franchise Model to Produce Fresh Fish and Vegetables

Its 100,000 Pound Food Project seeks to produce 100,000 pounds of local fresh fish ... long time residents and community leaders Harrel Sr. and Myrtle Johnson. Three conjoining vacant lots were also p... read more

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Corridor food banks prepare for windfall under farm bailout

The agency is expecting to get about 1.5 million pounds ... fresh produce coming from the USDA. Witry said need for fresh goods spikes around this time of year as the growing season comes to an end. J... read more


How our community garden grows

OTTUMWA — The United Way’s “community gardens ... of easily accessible fresh produce. But parts of the heavily used garden are falling apart. “FCSAmerica gave us a $2,000 grant we plan on using for th... read more

Food banks across the country increasingly focusing on food safety

We get our food from all sorts of places — grocery stores, restaurants, farms, relatives, our own gardens — and sometimes community food banks ... now there’s a lot more perishables, including fresh p... read more

GRACE Garden Project gives inmates a chance to grow

Now she’s growing them. She’s one of a half-dozen inmates from the Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women out tending the garden on ... the Central Kitsap Food Bank, part of the nearly 7,000 pound... read more

Community garden produces over 11 tons of produce annually

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - It's the one-year anniversary of the East Texas Food Bank Community Garden ... All of the produce grown goes straight to the East Texas Food Bank. Last year, the garden produced mor... read more

Budget cuts leave UI Gardeners seeking thousands from sponsors to finish years of work

(Stephen Mally/The Gazette) A student looks at basil seeds as they germinate during an Oct. 4 Gardening: Vegetables & Herbs class at the University of Iowa student garden. Students produce more than 1... read more

Penn Community Bank Donates $15,000 to Rolling Harvest

Penn Community Bank has donated $15,000 to Rolling Harvest, which will help local farmers grow and donate an additional 30,000 pounds of fresh produce to area food pantries. Todd Hurley ... read more

What happens when a food bank is a grocery store?

A few feet away, a man looked over a large shelf of bread, with a sign that read, “Fresh Baked ... White Center Food Bank’s garden has produced more than 1,000 pounds of produce this ... read more

SA300: Volunteers complete sustainability-themed projects across SA

Esther Erbe with the San Antonio Food Bank said this farm is critical in providing the community with fresh produce. “Between this site and our garden at the Food Bank we were able to distribute over ... read more



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