Two years ago I was introduced to the group Ample Harvest, a non profit that helps connect gardeners with food pantries nationwide. The idea is simple: Donate your excess garden produce to a food kitchen in your community. Find them through the Ample Harvest program. It's a simple idea, but the simple ideas are usually the best, don't you think?
Click the link below to learn more:
Gardeners Sharing Their Harvest With Food Pantries using AmpleHarvest.org
With the economy still struggling and unemployment high, more families now than ever need food assistance. You can certainly donate money. But there's something special about donating actual home grown vegetables.