Giving Hands Food Pantry assists Newton, Jasper, and Butts County residents in need with food once a month. Guests should bring a photo ID with proof of address to register. Located at 2160 Church Street (on Church Street, pass the main church, pass the youth house, the Food Pantry will be on your right) Call us at 770-786-7305 ext. 1 to make an appointment.
ProducePedia is a free resource that covers the types of fresh produce that can be delivered to food pantries. Each entry includes information on color, taste, and possible uses. People unfamiliar with the vegetable or fruit will learn how to use it, and those who are familiar with it still might learn a fun fact or two!
The Cooperative Extension sites have a wealth of information for any backyard gardener. Once you go to the site (each one if very different from the others) look for a link for “homes and gardens”, “landscape”, “consumer horticulture”, etc. to find information on improving your backyard garden. Neighboring state sites may offer information your own state’s site lacks.