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Teen contributes to community garden he loves through Eagle Scout project

Philomath Community ... Food Bank and several other organizations. “Last year, this garden here pulled out 500-plus pounds of produce,” Thurman said. “People come in and garden and the kids will come ... read more

Curbside Market visits neighborhoods year-round with fresh produce

Most people think ‘food bank ... and community centers.” Thus the birth of the Curbside Market. In five years’ time, they have jumped from 43 total sites in 2013 to 153 in 2017 and sold over 906,000 p... read more

Monmouth University Community Garden Volunteers Grow Fresh Produce for Local Food Banks

This post was contributed by a community member. Monmouth University students, faculty and community gardeners work together to harvest fresh produce for donation to local organizations including Luth... read more

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Ukiah Community Food Bank Fund Drive Begins

“This year, we distributed an average of 10,625 pounds ... Food Bank to bring its renovation project to completion and to continue the expanded hours and fresh produce program. “We are excited to be a... read more

Food Bank donation delivers 40,000 helpings of hope

Thousands ... the community at no cost to us.” In Texas, 1 in 6 households and 1 in 4 children are at risk of hunger. Through its H-E-B Food Bank Assistance Program, the Texas-based grocer and retaile... read more

At holidays, food banks report steady need

In northeast Indiana, 84,000 people are food insecure, according to the Community Harvest Food Bank. As the holidays approach, when families typically gather around to share big meals together, thousa... read more

Community Food Bank facing fresh challenges even with economic recovery underway

A few years ago, we probably got eight million pounds of produce in a given year. Now we’re up to 52 million pounds of fresh ... food bank is involved with. We continue to build on 20 years of doing c... read more

Damien Forshe, urban farming pioneer, dies at 50

84th streets off of Kinsman Avenue and turned it into an urban farm that produces thousands of pounds of fresh produce every year using employees ... center for people who want to create their own gar... read more

Jail garden grows more than just food

... fresh produce to the vendor that makes the jail meals. So, all the inmates get to enjoy fresh, locally-grown vegetables and fruit. Last year the jail garden, which covers just under two acres in B... read more

Alaska garden produce helps meet food pantry demand

Shipments of produce ... provided tens of thousands of pounds of vegetables for food boxes in recent months, according to Anne Weaver, chief executive officer at the food bank. On Tuesday morning, 10 ... read more

Earth's Table, Community Food Share help families in need find fresh produce

"As you can see, all their things are growing so much better." The Fergusons also benefit from a tax deduction — at $3 per pound ... Food Bank, Pond coordinates CFS's Garden Share and Gleaning program... read more

Community Garden Providing To Those In Need On Long Island

Thousands of pounds of fresh ... it’s a community garden filled with an array of colorful fall fruits and veggies ready for picking. Volunteers have already harvested about 4,000 pounds of produce sin... read more

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