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By Tammie Ostdiek
Extension Educator 

Donate Garden Produce

 

August 10, 2022



Delicious vegetables and fruits are abundant in August. And gardeners know that a lot of this produce is ready for harvest at the same time, making it difficult to use before it goes to waste.

To avoid throwing out produce, start with a plan to use what the family can eat fresh, possibly preserve some for the winter, and then consider sharing with others. Donating to a food pantry is a great way to share the abundance with people who need food and often appreciate the fresh, locally grown produce.

Check with food pantries in your area to see if they accept fresh produce (they need adequate...



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