Best practices for collecting and distributing rescued produce from a farmers market.
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Learn about Northwest Harvest's booth at the Yakima Farmers' Market!
Farmers market produce gathering is a relatively easy way to glean excess produce while also working to engage the broader community in conversations about hunger in the area. In addition to asking farmers for excess produce this project encourages market goers to buy extra produce to donate directly to the food bank.
Farmers markets can serve as a hub for collecting donations, not only from farmers but shoppers, too!
How to develop a program and manage logistics related to after hour donations, food bank partnership, transportation materials and a method for exchanging materials