AmpleHarvest.org’s Seventh Anniversary and Much to Celebrate

March 9, 2009. Not Your Typical Day By Gary Oppenheimer Two dates stand out. Today, March 9 and September 10. Looking back seven years on my calendar to those two dates, I see “Community Garden Meeting” in September and “Spin Class” in March. I clearly remember going […]

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Why give to AmpleHarvest.org?

There is no shortage of worthy and reputable charities that are asking for your support. So why AmpleHarvest.org? Because it is working to actually solve a problem. Really, a whole host of problems. Are you concerned about Hunger? So are we. Obesity? Yup. Diabetes? On it. Food […]

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DIY Edible Centerpieces from The Prudent Garden

The Prudent Garden’s Centerpiece for Pantries Recently we reached out to our blogger friend Debbie at The Prudent Garden to see what kind of amazing creation she could put together for our Centerpieces for Pantries Campaign. Check out what she came up with. It’s fantastic and will inspire you […]

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Feds Feed Families Success Story

AmpleHarvest.org and Feds Feed Families Inspiration This is the second year in a row we have partnered with the largest food drive in America. Feds Feed Families is a nation-wide food drive by the nearly 3 million U.S. federal employees.You can read more about our partnership with […]

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We meet at last!

Last week was awesome. I’ve worked for AmpleHarvest.org for almost three years and I’ve never actually met any of my colleagues in person, until now. Last week I got to meet our Founder and Executive Director, Gary Oppenheimer IN REAL LIFE! It’s definitely strange to have known […]

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More than just a great idea. A MOVEment.

AmpleHarvest.org – More than just a great idea! When I tell people about AmpleHarvest.org and our mission, the typical response is usually: “That’s such a great idea!” And my response back is that AmpleHarvest.org is more than just a great idea; we are a MOVEment! A movement […]

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You’re all heroes!

You probably already know that AmpleHarvest.org was started by Gary Oppenheimer who is a Master Gardener and self-described “aging geek”. You may even know that he’s from New Jersey and got the idea for AmpleHarvest.org when the community garden he was volunteering in had so much extra […]

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Volunteer to End Hunger

We hear from people all across the country who want to volunteer with AmpleHarvest.org and help end hunger in their community. People are awesome! Here is a list of ideas for volunteering with AmpleHarvest.org. Let us know if you’d like to do or if you have any questions. […]

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HERO

Hey everybody! This month AmpleHarvest.org is getting some special attention from New Jersey! Our Founder and Executive Director, Gary Oppenheimer, has been recognized by New Jersey’s First Lady, Mary Pat Christie, with a nomination to become this year’s New Jersey Hero. If he wins the vote, AmpleHarvest.org […]

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Déjà Vu All Over Again – AmpleHarvest.org

AmpleHarvest.org – Déjà Vu All Over Again In 2008, I had an overly prolific garden. As it turns out, 80% of us do and collectively, we harvest 5 billion pounds (worth $9 billion) more than we can use, but that’s a story for another day. Back to […]

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