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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Feds Feed Families. Again

Feds Feed Families. Again. Most of us encounter food drives at our house of worship, school, place of employment or even at a community event. We go to a store to buy something or reach into the kitchen cupboard to get something already bought – and then […]

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Make Every Day, Earth Day – AmpleHarvest.org

Make every day, Earth Day with AmpleHarvest.org! You might be deeply concerned about the environment – especially the waste stream and global warming. Or you might be very concerned about the waste of food or in America. Wouldn’t it be great if working to solve one also […]

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Easter Basket Blessings

Easter Basket Blessings Holidays and celebrations usually revolve around some type of food or meal shared with friends, family and loved ones. I have many fond memories of sharing special meals and holiday traditions with my family. One particular tradition that I enjoyed being a part of […]

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Passover: All Who Are Hungry, Come and Eat!

Passover: All Who are Hungry, Come and Eat! Hi, this is Etta Einschlag, AmpleHarvest.org’s new Administrative Manager.  I wanted to share my thoughts with you as I get ready to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover which is this Friday.  Passover commemorates our freedom from slavery in […]

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Amaryllis to the Rescue – Master Gardener Field Trip

Amaryllis to the Rescue – Master Gardener Field Trip By Emily Fulmer, Grower Outreach Coordinator at AmpleHarvest.org This is the third post in a series that documents my journey through the Memphis Area Master Gardener training program.  You can read my earlier posts here and here. And […]

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