Help feed hungry people--Rescue fruits, veggies at farms near Kansas City


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When

Wed Mar 22, 2017 - Thu Nov 30, 2017

Where

Area farms--your travel time within 30-45 min.Kansas City, MO 64129


About

Fruits and vegetables are going to waste in farmers’ fields. Can you help us save this fresh, nutritious produce to feed hungry families?

At After the Harvest, we glean--gather excess fruits and vegetables that would otherwise go to waste--at farms and orchards and take it to food banks (like Harvesters), pantries, shelters and community kitchens to feed hungry people in Kansas and Missouri.

Are you, your friends, family or organization looking for a fun activity while also helping others? Come join us! Breathe in fresh country air, get your hands a little dirty, bring the kids and help glean within 30-45 min. of Kansas City. Then, if you can, help even more by delivering the fresh produce to local food banks and pantries.

Sign up to glean with us this season! Gleanings are scheduled May-November, on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings from 7:30-10:30 a.m. in the summer, with later start times in the fall. Other gleaning dates pop up outside of these pre-scheduled ones.

  • Your organization/group or individuals want to glean? You can sign up now for gleanings that will start in late May to October. https://aftertheharvestkc.org/get-involved/volunteers/ or contact Mariah Friend at mariah@aftertheharvestkc.org or 816-921-1903.
  • You want to lead a gleaning? We always need field supervisors. Contact Mariah.
  • You want us to come speak to your organization? We’d love to meet you! Contact Mariah.

After the Harvest has a very small staff, so we only succeed because of volunteers like you! Thanks so much for your help.

Skills

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • About three hours
  • Provide own transportation

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