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At Philly’s community gardens, growing frustration over their future

‘The Little Farm’ César Andreu Iglesias isn’t the only garden struggling to survive. Real estate development is a growing threat to Philadelphia’s community gardens ... had given Kensington thousands ... read more

How extra potatoes turned into a communitywide effort to help Centre County food banks

A group of local growers and volunteers are donating thousands of pounds of fresh produce ... I’ll expand and grow more (produce) just for the State College Food Bank.’ Word got out and I was getting ... read more

Community gardens grow fresh food for needy

Thanks to dozens of plots in community gardens ... growing beds and fields. The very successful program is in its fourth year. "Last fiscal year, we grew over 12,000 pounds of organic fresh produce," ... read more

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Photos: The Plan to Turn Compost into a Food Bank’s Fresh Produce

Arlington County is turning trash into treasure by growing thousands of pounds of fresh produce ... like 90,000 pounds [of food.]” Connor told ARLnow the garden generated 1,200 pounds of produce last ... read more


Orangeburg pharmacy helps bring free, fresh produce to the community

Most of the produce handed from the community garden ... food bank was present and also pitched in to provide several pounds of produce. Ashley Page, a member of the Growing COB organization, says, ... read more

Burien students help grow fresh produce for their community

There's a growing effort at a high school in Burien to feed the community with fresh produce harvested ... Last year the Shark Garden donated more than 2,300 pounds of produce to the White Center Food ... read more

Plots still available at Madison Community Garden

the Madison Community Garden has donated thousands of pounds of fresh produce to local food pantries each year.” Two plots in the garden are used as demonstration plots, where Rutgers Master Gardeners ... read more

Mobile Market serves up fresh fruits, vegetables in Reading

"It's good, you know, because we get food stamps, and it's not that much," said customer Yolanda Martinez. Helping Harvest aims to relieve some of the strain. Last year, the food bank provided folks ... read more

Give rhubarb, get Wild Scoops ice cream. Also, where to get the season’s first strawberries.

Center Market: Alex Davis says things are growing wonderfully on the farm. “The carrots are up, along with many other veg,” Davis says. “Unfortunately, so are the weeds.” Davis has pork cuts, storage ... read more

Wisconsin Community Garden Donates Produce to Nonprofit

People eating meals at The Community Table have noticed the vegetables available this summer. In addition to the garden, fresh produce also has been donated ... and one of the garden's founders, said ... read more

At Philly’s community gardens, growing frustration over their future

(Angela Gervasi for WHYY) The César Andreu Iglesias Community Garden grows a variety of produce ... It had given Kensington thousands of pounds of fresh produce. It bloomed for almost 30 years. Real ... read more

Snohomish County community coming together to grow produce for food banks

Father Eichner oversees Food Bank Farm, a fully volunteer-supported farm that's a part of his church. It has delivered over one half-million pounds of produce to food banks, valued at three-quarters ... read more



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