AmpleHarvest.org In The News

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TV and Radio

CNN Heroes – AmpleHarvest.org on CNN’s Larry King Live

Surplus backyard goods help families in need – KIVI TV (ID)

 

“AmpleHarvest.org Connects Food Pantries to Neighborhood Gardens ” – KCET TV

AmpleHarvest.org on “A Girl and a Garden” – DFZ Radio

Rep. Jam McGovern mentioning AmpleHarvest.org in a speech of on the floor of the House of Representatives. (3/13/2013)

Points of Light Awards Ceremony. (10/11/13)

 

Mrs. Green’s World (NY) – Internet Radio

 

iEat Green (NY) – Internet Radio

DYI World Improvement Tadio (NJ) – Internet Radio

Heratige Radio Nwtwork (NY) – Interview March 2013

 

PBS – Growing A Greener World

WHIZ TV (OH) – AmpleHarvest.org and the National Day of Service

WBOY TV (WV) – AmpleHarvest.org Helping Reduce Food Waste

WQOW TV (WI) – Local food bank uses website to feed fresh produce to those in need

CNN Heroes – AmpleHarvest.org – A Gardeners Gift

CNN Heroes – AmpleHarvest.org Founder Gary Oppenheimer on CNN
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WCBS TV (NY) – New Web Site Offers Harvest Of Hope For People In Need
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WEAR – ABC TV (FL) – Gardeners who grow fruit and vegetables at home can share their extra crops with people in need.

NBC San Deigo (CA) – AmpleHarvest.org at the Stay CLASSY Awards ceremonyCNN – From Your Garden To Their Table
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WRAL (NC) – Website helps produce donations
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KUSA – NBC (CO) – Feeding The Hungry From Your Back Yard
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CNN Headline News with Robin Meade Video

 

KFYR – NBC TV (ND) – Fresh Produce for Food Pantries

CNN – Live interview with Ali Velshi
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Reality Radio Interview – Holly Hirshberg/Dinner Garden.org and Gary Oppenheimer/AmpleHarvest.org

The Creation Care Radio Hour (MD)- Discussion of AmpleHarvest.org (starts at 25:20)

The Creation Care Radio Hour (MD)- Discussion of AmpleHarvest.org (edited version)

KRTV 3 TV (MT)- “GREAT FALLS FOOD BANK TEAMS UP TO REDUCE WASTE” – (Video on longer online)

ABC 7 TV (FL)- “Suncoast pantry plans to grow food” – (Video no longer online)

ABC 7 TV (FL)- “WCPO TV – (OH) – Attn. Gardeners! Produce Needed At Food Pantries” – (Video no longer online)

 

FOX9 (MN) – Gardeners Share Crop with the Needy – (Video no longer online)

ABC 7 TV (FL)- “Radio Sandy Springs (GA)- Kate Copsey:America’s Home Grown Veggies” – (Audio no longer online)

ABC 7 TV (FL)- “Radio Sandy Springs (GA)- Kate Copsey:America’s Home Grown Veggies” – (Audio no longer online)

On the Net

White House web site – “Let’s Move Faith and Communities inspires fresh produce for 4100 food pantries”


TEDx.com – “AmpleHarvest.org – Changing The Way We Eat”


Specialty Food Association – “Q&A: Gary Oppenheimer, Founder, AmpleHarvest.org”


Forbes.com – “Gardeners Turn Food Waste Into Food Plenty”


US Dept. of Commerce – “Commerce in the Community: AmpleHarvest.org increases access to healthy foods through innovation, technology and local partnerships”


AveragePersonGardening.com podcast – “Mike talks with Gary Oppenheimer of AmpleHarvest.org”


FoodTank.org – “#GivingTuesday 2013: A Hunger Advocate’s Guide”


Huffington Post – “Dinner Centerpieces: Let it Grace Your Table One Day And Feed Another Family the Next”


The Blog Hunter – “AmpleHarvest.org”


Jamie Olvier’s Food Revolution – “America’s Untapped Food And Nutrition Resoruce”


No Sweat, York! – “AmpleHarvest.org: York County pantries ready for produce”


Natural Awakenings – “AmpleHarvestorg Helps Gardeners Share Excess Produce with Neighbors in Need”


Shawna Coronado – “Donate Extra Garden Vegetables To Your Local Food Pantry”


Super Mom – No Cape: AmpleHarvest.org – National Day of Service”


National Foundation to End Senior Hunger: No Food Left Behind: Senior Growers Ending Senior Hunger “


Rainy Day Gardening: Got extra garden produce? Help feed the hungry! “


LivingHomegrown.com – “Day 5: Sharing the Harvest with Others”


EcoFabulous.com – “No Food Left Behind”


Grace Communications Foundation – “Our Hero: Gary Oppenheimer of AmpleHarvest.org” (Podcast)


EatDrinkBetter – “Celebrate Summer by Sharing Your Harvest”


Nonprofits Do Good – “Staving Off Hunger One Garden at a Time”


Facing Hunger in America – “No Food Left Behind”


Food For Thought – “AmpleHarvest.org”


Huffington Post – “HuffPost’s Greatest Person Of The Day: Gary Oppenheimer, Founder Of AmpleHarvest.org”


Say Yes! Change Things. – Chaning The Way We Eat/a>


Richmond Food Collective – Plan now for an Ample Harvest


TABLE FOR TWO USA – “AmpleHarvest.org – Connecting Hungry Americans with Home Gardeners”


Seedstock – “From Backyard Garden to Local Food Pantry, AmpleHarvest.org Facilitates Delivery of Excess Produce to Those in Need”


TLC/Home – “Too Much Garden Bounty? Donate Extra Veggies to Your Local Food Pantry”


Presbyterian Church (USA) Blog: – “Is your harvest ample enough for low income people, too?”


365 Days of Courage – “Day 108 Simple And Powerful Sharing”


EatingRules – “An Ample Harvest”


Blue Cheene Nation – “Innovative Community Solutions That Fight Hunger”


GardenGreenAngles – “Share an Ample Harvest Wherever You Are”


OnEarth – “Sharing the Harvest on World Food Day”


Mother Earth News – “There’s an App for That!”


White House web site – “AmpleHarvest.org founder Gary Oppenheimer at White House meeting”


Debra Walsh (NY) – “AmpleHarvest.org – Do You Have Extra Vegetables To Share?”


Burpee Home Gardens – “Sharing The Bounty”


Sweet Organge – “Coming Together in Honor of 9-11: Sharing Your Garden Surplus”


Change.org – “CNN Hero Brings Garden Bounty to Local Food Pantries”


MyFreshLocal.com – “Connecting Local Gardeners with Local Food Pantries”


Growing a Greener World (PBS ) – “Sharing the Bounty”

Growing a Greener World (PBS ) – “Sharing the Bounty”


The Brave Discussion (Australian blog) – “Home Gardeners Feed the Hungery”


EcuLink – “AmpleHarvest.org channels garden surplus to food pantries”


Bucks County Taste – “Share The Bounty”


A Mindful Life – “AMPLEHARVEST.ORG – CONNECTING GARDENERS WITH SURPLUS TO FOOD PANTRIES”


EcuLink (Audio Version – MP3) – “AmpleHarvest.org channels garden surplus to food pantries”


Secret Gardening – “Volunteering at a community garden is ripe with benefits”


Blogcritics – “What do I do with all this squash?”


Green Frieda – “Your Big Harvest Can Help the Hungry”


Mother Nature Network – “AmpleHarvest.org makes it easy to share your garden surplus with neighbors in need”


the Good People Fund – “Of Androids and Good People”


Meet the Experts – “Meet The Experts- CNN Hero Gary Oppenheimer”


Latine Lista – “Home gardeners and food pantries partner together to bring food to the hungry”


WE.tv – “Plan Your Give Back Garden during National Garden Month”


York County Food Bank – “The Growing Season Kicks Off”


NAEIS – “AmpleHarvest.org Connects Food Pantries
with Fresh Produce “


mamgmusings.blogspot.com – “Garden Musings from Memphis Area Master Gardeners”


National Council of Churches – “AmpleHarvest.org channels garden surplus to local food pantries in all fifty states”


Evoorganic – “Harvest Much, Donate Today”


Grow and Share – “Gardens Growing”


OpEdNews.com – “CNN Hero Gary Oppenheimer Attacks Hunger in America with AmpleHarvest.org (part 1)”


OpEdNews.com – “CNN Hero Gary Oppenheimer Attacks Hunger in America with AmpleHarvest.org (part 2)”


LAist – “Garden Plotting: For Your Martha Stewart Recipes and the Local Food Pantry Alike”


Expose Homelessness – “AMPLE HARVEST FIND A PANTRY – NEW LINK”


Information Central – “Overwhelmed with vegetables? Feed the hungry”


the playa wire – “AmpleHarvest.org’s Accomplishments in 2010”


Canpus Kitchens Project – “AmpleHarvest.org Connects Food Providers, Campus Kitchens with Fresh Produce”


Metro DC Lawn and Garden Blog – “Share Your Bounty – Help Feed the Needy – Make a Difference”


APP.com – “Garden Harvest: Saving and sharing your bounty”


the playa wire – “AmpleHarvest.org Focuses on Gulf States Region”


FeedingAmerica.org Blog – “CNN features Gary Oppenheimer, one farmer helping the hungry”


Healthy Child Healthy World Blog – “Do One Thing: Share the Bounty of Your Garden (Or Encourage Others To)” Huffington Post – “CNN Hero: Gary Oppenheimer Gathers Excess Produce for Food Pantries”


Green and Clean Mon – “Harvesting Hope Not Hunger”


Stark Bros – “Ample Harvest”


Green Talk- “Local Food Pantries Need your Over Abundant Harvest”


Huffington Post – “Breadline USA Part III”


Idaho Food Bank – “Ample Harvest”


The Soil Sisters – “Cause An Effect: Share The Harvest!”


Harlem Fresh Foot Sumit – “GARDENERS: Got way more produce than you can handle? Donate!”


Harlem Fresh Foot Sumit – “ResearchBuzz – “Directory of Food Pantries”


The Good Garden – “Ample Harvest”


Macaroni Kid – “Feeding the Heart and Sole of America”


The Hunger Forum – “Food Banks/Pantries”


9News.com (CO) – “From Farm to Table: Feeding the hungry from your backyard”


The Hunger Forum – “The Basic Principles of Economics”


USDA Coperative Extension site for Master Gardeners – “AmpleHarvest.org: Gardeners Diminishing Hunger in America”


The Pittsburgh Garden Experiment – “How-to use up any excess from your garden!”


The Sacred Bee – “What to do with your Ample Harvest”


Front Porch Coffee Talk – “Connecting green thumbs with food pantries”


Going Local – “Website Helps You Share Your Harvest with Local Food Pantries”


aaacoms – “Neighbors Helping Neighbors”


Green Frieda – “Your Big Harvest Can Help The Hungry”


Suite 101.com – “AmpleHarvest.org Hits Milestone with 2,000 Food Pantries Listed”


The Persuit of Harpyness – “Calling All Gardeners”


Dig for Texas – “Gardens Hungry Texans Can Bank On”


Suite101*.com – “Vegetable Gardeners Can Help End Hunger with Food Donations”


SustainableTraditions – AmpleHarvest.org – Gardeners Feeding the Hungry


UCONN Home and Garden Center – …Speaking of vegetables


Straight From The Heart – AmpleHarvest.org


Bergen LEADS – The Power of One – The AmpleHarvest.org Story


Shakesville – Teaspoons


LA Times – “Getting food to people who need it”


Change.org – How to Donate Your Ample Harvest”


Planet Green (Discovery Company) – “Too Much Garden Bounty? Donate Extra Veggies to Your Local Food Pantry”


MyAtlantaMommy blog – “AmpleHarvest.org”


Hush – “Share your Garden Goodies at AmpleHarvest.org”


Stoddart Avenue Community Garden Blog – “Ample Harvest Website Can Link Gardeners With Food Pantries.”


Sharing Natures Garden – Blog – “Too many veggies to eat? Share the love.”


Current.TV – Gardeners Sharing Their Harvest With Food Pantries using AmpleHarvest.org.”


Hangbags4Hunger.com – Using nature’s bounty to feed the hungry “


SleepingDogBakery.com – Sharing The Bounty”


GoingLocal.com – Website Helps You Share Your Harvest with Local Food Pantries”


Healthy Helper – Are You Growing a Garden This Year?”


Hometown Pasadena – “A Home for Your Homegrown Produce”


NaturesDetails.net – “When your Crop Runnith Over”


Socyberty – “An Ample Food Suply for All”


City Farmer News – “Ample Harvest shares leftover garden produce”


AppShopper – “AmpleHarvest”


MacMost – “iPhone Apps Directory: AmpleHarvest”


The Good People fund – “What’s in Your Backyad Garden?”


The Good People fund – “Harvesting Apps”


Food forward Blog – “Congrats to CNN Hero Gary at AmpleHarvest.org”


indoor and outdoor gardening in montana (blog) – “Seedlings and Seed list (AmpleHarvest.org discussed)”


CNET – “AmpleHarvest 1.0”


Idealist.org – “A Little Bit More: Eliminating Waste in Our Gardens and Yards “


Grit – “Find a Food Bank for Your Extra Produce “


Eco News Network – AmpleHarvest.org Uses Green – “Living Methods Reducing Hunger”


WastedFood.com


Cornell – “AmpleHarvest.org”


MoreThanMe.com – “Stepping Out of Yourself and Into Humanity”


The Nourishing Kitchen Of New York City joins nationwide campaign to link local gardens with community food programs


Vegetablegardens.suite101.com – “Home Grown Vegetables Can Help Feed Needy”


Suite101 – “Home Grown Vegetables Can Help Feed Needy”


American Feast -” Ample Harvest Enables America’s Backyard Gardeners to Help the Hungry”


Begining Farmers – “Sharing your extra produce with those in need”


Hopelink and Ample Harvest a great parternship!”


Alef: The NEXT Conservation? “An Ample Harvest”


What do you do with an Ample Harvest? An Interview with Gary Oppenheimer


Feed the Hungry – “Don’t Toss Those Veggies!”


WesternGardeners.com – “AmpleHarvest.org is the Way for Gardeners to Give”


Planet Green (Discovery Company) – “Ample Harvest’s iPhone App Matches Up Gardeners With Their Hungry Neighbors”


American Feast’s Sustainable Food Blog


Begining Farmers – “Sharing your extra produce with those in need”


Moneywise Moms.com


the Good People fund – “What’s in Your Backyad Garden?”


the Good People fund – “Harvesting Apps”


Seven Oaks – Ample Harvest


New England Grass Roots Environment Fund – Master Gardeners vs. Hunger in America


National Catholic Rural Life Bulletin


United Church of Christ


Sisters Online (on Earth / Food Supply page)


Second Harvest Heartland


The Thrifty Mama


Vegetable Gardening Online.com


GardeningNude.com Blog


The Casual Gardener Blog


Stoddart Avenue Community Garden Blog – Ample Harvest Website Can Link Gardeners With Food Pantries.


The Accidental Gardener


The Madville Times – AmpleHarvest.org Connects Gardeners and Food Pantries


Conversations@Intersections – Surplus Food to Those In Need


Get Inspired Project


Frogs and Ravens – AmpleHarvest.org


Garden Writers of America on Linkedin


The New American Dream


Atlanta Gardening Examiner


Bread For The City


Star News Online – CONSCIENCE: Web site can bring veggies to food banks and pantries (no longer online)


Scratchback Blog – “Ample Harvest”(no longer online)


Dry Bones Dance – “Good people doing good things (with hardly any money)(no longer online)”


Print and Electronic Publications

Mother Earth News – “AmpleHarvest.org Connects Gardeners With Local Food Pantries”


Bergen Record / Herald News (NJ) – “Lunch With … Gary Oppenheimer – Hunger Fighter”


Philadelphia Inquirer (PA) – “Helping Gardeners find food banks”


Star Ledger (NJ) – “Passaic County man receives award of $25K for program to feed the hungry”


Readers Digest (US) – “6 Food Charities That Make It Fun to Give Back”


Suburban Trends (NJ) – “West Milford group brings philanthropy to the backyard”


Organic Connections (US) – “Using Technology and Excess Produce to Solve Hunger”


Forbes (US) – “AmpleHarvest.org named finalist in Points of Light Civic Accelerator competition.”


Observer (NY) – “Web site links gardeners to food pantries”


The Bellingam Herald (WA) – “Fight against hunger with your own backyard garden”


Folk magazine (US) – “Sharing your Harvest this Season”


Arett Sales – “People are hungry in America – Your garden shop can help”


The Flat Hat (VA) – “Alumna honored as CNN Hero”


Scripps Howard News Service (US)- “The Gardener Within: Sharing the bounty”


Boston Globe (MA)- “Linking backyard farmers to needy food pantries”


AIM Newspaper (NJ) – “West Milford based Ample Harvest is finalist for “Oscar-like” charity award”


Suburban Trends (NJ) – “West Milford’s own Ample Harvest up for nationally-recognized award”


Pascack Valley Community Life (NJ) – “Giving fresh produce to help neighbors in need”


Herald News Media (AL) – “Ample Harvest” – sharing excess garden production with those in need


New Jersey Star Ledger (NJ) – “Harvesting Hope” (scanned – 6.3 mb)


Argus-Press (MI) – “Hunger Network backs national effort”


San Antonio American-Statesman (TX) – “Gardens’ bountiful harvests can feed the community”


San Francisco Chronicle (CA) – “Good Produce to Spare? Donate to Alameda County Food Bank”


Glouster Township Patch (NJ) – “Donate Backyard Garden Surplus to Local Pantry”


New Jersey Municipalities Magazine (NJ) – “Connecting Home Gardeners with Area Food Pantries”


Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (PA) – “Share the harvest”


VFW News and Events – “AmpleHarvest.org Joins With Backyard Farmers to Fight Hunger.”


Times Daily (FL/AL) – “Organization links food pantries with gardeners”


New Jersey Star Ledger (NJ) – “Harvesting Hope” online version without some photos


San Diego Jewish Journal (CA) – “The Fairy GOODmother”


The Journal Gazette (IN) – “Area food banks ready to accept gardeners’ bounty”


AIM West Milford (NJ) – “West Milford’s Ample Harvest to aid oil-spill ravaged Gulf Region”


Valley Independent Sentinel (CT) – “Site Connects Pantries, Fresh Food”


Dallas Farmers Market Examiner (TX) – “AmpleHarvest announces new iPhone app “


Trendhunter Magazine (national)- Charitable iPhone Apps – Ample Harvest Fills Real Life Pantries”


Indiana’s Food For The Hungry (IN) – “Ask The Expert”


The Roanoke Times (VA) – “Share the Spare to benefit food pantry”


Bergen Record (NJ) – “Generous Gardeners add 211 and iPhone app contacts”


TCPalm (FL) – “Monday Chat: Treasure Coast Food Bank’s new leader wants to promote ‘Ample Harvest,’ a community garden program”


Suburban Trends (NJ) – “Food pantry directory made mobile”


Daily American (PA) – “Gardeners Urged To Share Food”


Greensburg Daily News (IN) – “Local Gardeners Can Help Food Pantry With Harvest”


Pascack Valley (NJ) – “Gardeners and food pantries connect”


Fort Wayne News Sentinel (TX)) – “iPhone app connects growers, food pantries “


New Brunswick Home News Tribune (NJ) – “The Spirit of Thanks and Giving”


The News Sentinel (IN) – “Web site a resource for food pantries – Gardener created site to help others find places to donate their harvests.”


Puppetgov.com – “Your Opportunity To Share Your Garden Bounty With Neighbors In Need”


Rodale (US) – “World Food Day: Your Backyard Garden Can Help End Hunger”


The West Milford Messenger (NJ) – “Ample Harvest – West Milford’s award-winning cornucopia”


Bergen Record (NJ) – “Food pantries to reap bounty of excess harvest” (1.4 mb)


Bangor Daily News (ME) – “Pantry hopes gardeners will share extra produce”


Aim West Milford (NJ) – “Local gardeners fight hunger with AmpleHarvest ”


Greenwood Today (SC) – “Food Bank Joins Campaign to Link Local Gardeners with Food Pantries”


Dallas Farmers Market Examiner (TX) – “AmpleHarvest helps home gardeners feed communities”


Santa Cruz Sentinel (CA) – “AmpleHarvest connects backyard farmers with local food pantries”


Bergen Record Editorial (NJ) – “No Picnic”


Pittsburgh Post Gazette (PA) – “Local Flavor: Community goodwill is found amoung fruit”


Association of Arizona Food Banks (AZ) – (press release)


Suburban Trends (NJ) – Community gardens’ cornucopia to be shared with nation’s hungry


Brandenton Herald (FL) – “Hope Center: Homegrown end to hunger”


Sentinel (NJ) – “Spotswood food pantry seeking gardeners’ help”


WHIG (IL) – “Madonna House joins Ample Harvest food campaign”


Belleview News Democrat (MO)- “Area food pantries experience ‘skyrocketing’ demand for goods”


Rotary International (US)- “Food for Thought – AmpleHarvest.org”


Op-Ed piece (NJ) – “Sharing backyard bounty to fight hunger”(1.3 mb)


Star News (NC) – CONSCIENCE: Web site can bring veggies to food banks and pantries


The Seattle Times (WA) – “Hopelink opens new food bank designed like a grocery store”


West Milford Messenger (NJ) – “AmpleHarvest.org connecting hungry with local food assistance”


Courier News (NJ) – “Local Food Pantry Hopes to Link with Local Gardners to Feed the Hundry”


FreshPlaza: Global Fresh Produce and Banana News- “US: National Gardening Association partners with AmpleHarvest.org”


Suburban Trends (NJ)- “Ample Harvest to get award “


Southwest Virginia Today (VA)- “US: Food bank search engine”


Vero Beach Press-Journal (FL)- “Garden Tips: Sometimes it takes just a garden to help a village”


Star Current (MN)- “Help others with homegrown produce”


Southwest Advance (MI)- “Family Network relocates, continues fight against hunger”


TriCounty Leader (TX)- “Troup pantry looks to share garden harvest”


The Day (CT) – “Soup kitchen joins national gardening effort”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Focus of Public Television’s: Growing A Greener World”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Announces “Centerpieces for Pantries” Initiative”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Announced as Winner of the Glynwood “2011 Wave of the Future� Award”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Named Top 25 Finalist in the Third Annual “Stay Classy” Philanthropic Awards Competition”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Marks Its Two Year Anniversary”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Announces Special Outreach in Tornado Ravaged Alabama”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Announces Android App for AmpleHarvest.org”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Announces Partnership with the National Council of Churches”


PR- USA – “Infinity Insurance and AmpleHarvest.org Launch Virtual Food Drive”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Announces iPhone App for AmpleHarvest.org”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Site Now Helps the Hungry Find United Way 2-1-1 Resources”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Focuses Efforts On Gulf States Region”


PR- USA – “AmpleHarvest.org Helping More Than 1,000 Food Pantries in 150 Days”


PR- USA – “New website enables loval food pantries to get freshly picked produce from local backyard gardener’s”


PR- USA – “National Gardening Association Partners with AmpleHarvest.org Enabling Local Food Pantries to Get Fresh Produce”


Aim West Milford (NJ) – “Community Garden Surplus To Go To The Needy” (no longer online)


Business Week (NY) – “iPhone app connects growers, food pantries (no longer online)”


The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) – “Pantries accepting garden produce (no longer online)”


Charlotte Observer (NC) – “Student donates produce to ministry (no longer online)”


The Detroit News (MI)- “Good Stuff – One Good Program (no longer online)”


News Herald (NC) – (local announcement) (no longer online)


NorthJersey.com – “Food pantries to reap bounty of excess harvest (no longer online)”

As a Resource

References in Published Books