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Weekly Harvest Update

It’s amazing what can happen in just one week! On Fridays we’ll have the pleasure of posting our Weekly Harvest Update here on the blog so you can get a taste of all the exciting things that are happening at

We love it when people talk about us! Here is just a bit of the great, free publicity that our friends are giving by talking about us on their websites.

Community Commons featured on their list of “Online Tools for Fresher Food” post along side some other really inspiring organizations.

Blogger Amber, at Swamp Pixie Herbal, featured alongside Mother Earth News this week. Thanks, Amber!

And, last but not least, Good Food Jobs featured our very own Pantry Outreach Coordinator, Leanne Mazurick on their blog. Ain’t she cute!?

Other than saving the planet and growing vegetables, what has our fearless leader, Gary Oppenheimer, been up to? Among many other things, Gary had a meeting this week with Campbell’s Soup Company in Camden, NJ. Afterwards he took a delivery of fresh produce from his garden to the Cathedral Kitchen near by. See photo:


Chef Jonathan Jernigan (left), and Karen Talarico (right), Executive Director of the Cathedral Kitchen holding a giant horseradish from Gary’s Garden.

And, so she doesn’t feel left out we’ll mention that Grower Outreach Coordinator, Emily Fulmer, learned this week that a photo she took of her backyard, urban chicken flock is going to be featured in the upcoming 2014 Chickens Magazine Calendar!

Here’s an inspiring list of all the food pantries across the nation that registered on this week:

PCMA Food Pantry of Pickering, OH
Church of God of the Union Assembly Albertville, AL
Eastside Community Ministry Zanesville, OH
Pathways Birmingham, AL
Hope 7 Food Pantry Troy, NY
Caldwell Temple Soup Kitchen Bronx, NY
Cathedral Church Philadelphia, PA
Hillcrest Transitional Housing St. Joseph, MO
Cathedral Kitchen Camden, NJ
Churches In Mission Mooresville, IN
Kirkland Food Pantry, Kirkland, IL
Helmar Lutheran Food Pantry Newark, IL
United Church of Jaffrey Food Pantry, Jaffrey, NH
Community Church of the Nazarene Wyandanch, NY

Have a great weekend. Thanks for all your support!

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