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Help Us Collect Excess Produce at Leucadia Market for Hungry San Diegans!

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ORGANIZATION: ProduceGood

Market Share Volunteers and their harvest!

ProduceGood's food-recovery program, Market Share, combines the fun of farmers markets with volunteering and picking up fresh, healthy produce to feed a wide-variety of San Diego's food insecure. These people include children, seniors, veterans, low and no-income individuals, people in recovery, and those who often struggle to meet their basic nutritional needs.

You will be helping us divert food from landfills to feed those in need by picking up the fresh produce from vendors at the Leucadia Farmers Market which volunteers drive and deliver to our receiving agency partners.

We operate our Market Share program at the Leucadia Farmers Market every Sunday from 1:00pm - 2:30pm. We are looking for individuals to help us in a one-time capacity, or in an on-going volunteer position.

If you are interested in helping us drive and deliver the harvest to our receiving agency please contact our Community Orchard Program Lead, Shannon, at producegood.shannon@gmail.com for more information.

REQUIREMENTS:
-If under 18 years old, please be accompanied by parent, guardian, or chaperone for the duration of the event.
-Ability to lift up to 35 pounds at a time.
-Passion for creating equitable food systems and creating a healthier environment!

If you enjoy farmers markets and want to spend your afternoon rescuing food for people in need, we would love to hear from you. Email producegood.shannon@gmail.com to learn more.

Sign up directly on our website https://producegood.volunteerhub.com/. Once you register as a volunteer you can register for events in our calendar. Choose a date and location that works best for you. Please note you must register and sign a waiver to join us. Sharing has never been sweeter!

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About ProduceGood

Location:

441 Saxony Rd, Encinitas, CA 92024, US

Mission Statement

Build an active and engaged community committed to finding sustainable solutions to alleviate hunger,reclaim and repurpose waste and promote the health and well-being of all.

Description

Build an active and engaged community committed to finding sustainable solutions to alleviate hunger,reclaim and repurpose waste and promote the health and well-being of all.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Hunger
Community, Environment, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

185 Union StEncinitas, CA 92024

(33.05798,-117.29805)
 

SKILLS

  • Nutrition

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • Approximately 2 hours on a Sunday afternoon.
  • Sign up directly on our website https://producegood.volunteerhub.com/.

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