24
Oct

3 Tips for a Food Waste Free Halloween

It’s pumpkin season! The United States produces about 1.4 billion pounds of pumpkins every year. The scary news is that many of the pumpkins grown for Halloween end up as food waste in a landfill. Reducing food waste will help address climate change, as 20 percent of total U.S. methane emissions come from landfills. Not everyone...
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03
Aug

Heirloom Seed Mixes Make Great Garden Companions

Did you know that companion planting benefits include pest control, pollination, maximizing use of space, and an increase in crop productivity? With this in mind, our generous friends at Heirloom Solutions created three easy to grow and quick growing heirloom seed mixes. With these seeds, you can have a giving garden in as little as 30...
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16
Oct

World Food Day

October 16 is World Food Day–a day to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger. Food security and nutritious diets are critical for all. We can resolve to make changes in our own diets and to take action to solve food-related problems in our communities. It’s also a day for us to celebrate...
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01
Sep

How can I help Houston?

Our hearts go out to the people of Texas after Hurricane Harvey. We know many people across the nation are looking for ways to help. Since AmpleHarvest.org is a nationwide program, we ask all Americans, particularly those now harvesting from their gardens, to remember that the solution to hunger is in their backyard, and to...
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21
Jul

Food Pantry Friday 7.21.17

It’s Food Pantry Friday – the day we welcome recently registered food pantries and food assistance programs to AmpleHarvest.org! Today we’re welcoming pantries from the following cities and towns: Smyrna, GA / Alpha, NJ / Oakland, CA / Cedar City, UT / Rockledge, CA / Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Tucson, AZ Cucumbers, zucchini, tomatoes,...
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11
Jul

8,000 Pantries and Counting

8,000 Pantries and Counting by Gary Oppenheimer, Executive Director at AmpleHarvest.org   Lookup 8,000 in Wikipedia and you will learn that it is cube of 20, the sum of four consecutive integers cubed (113 + 123 + 133 + 143) and that there are 14 mountains more than 8,000 meters high. Now we can add...
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22
Mar

North Forty Farmerettes

Having Fun Growing Food for two Food Pantries in Oregon North Forty Farmerettes reached out to let us know about the amazing things they are doing in Oregon, and how AmpleHarvest.org has helped them connect with food pantries. Here’s a letter we received from Cathy B. Dear AmpleHarvest.org, I just wanted to take a minute...
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08
Mar

A Day Without Women

On this International Women’s Day, some reflections on the important contributions of women in and to the work of AmpleHarvest.org. By Gary Oppenheimer, Founder and Executive Director Today is International Women’s Day! And on this day, we want to acknowledge the value of women in our society and world. We know from experience that in...
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17
Feb

Food Pantry Friday February 17, 2017

Welcome to AmpleHarvest.org’s Food Pantry Friday announcement…every other week, we like give a shout out to communities across the U.S. where food pantries have recently registered. This week we’re welcoming food pantries and food assistance programs from the following cities and towns: Loganville, GA / Harvey, IL / Independence, MO / Colora, MD / Concord,...
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