Category Archives: gleaning

Grow a Row for your local food pantry!

Have a green thumb and a little extra garden space? New Roots Farm in partnership with Seacoast Eat Local is looking for garden partners to help increase fresh local produce available at our many local pantries. How can YOU help? Step 1: Pick up free seedlings or seeds available at New Roots Farm in Newmarket […]

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Harvest for Hunger: Planning a Donation Garden

Planning a garden to donate some or all of the harvest is a bit different than planning a garden for personal use. The University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers some suggestions for your consideration when planning a garden with the purpose of donating food: All donated produce should be of high quality, clean, not over-grown, […]

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Thank you Heron Pond Farm! Thank you volunteers!

  Seacoast Eat Local would like to give a HUGE THANK YOU to Heron Pond Farm for donating almost one ton of potatoes to area food pantries, and to the volunteers who harvested and washed to make this donation possible! These gorgeous potatoes were gleaned in early November with the help of some very generous […]

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Volunteers Needed for Gleaning at Heron Pond Farm, Nov 3

Heron Pond Farm Gleaning this Sunday! Volunteers: We need you! Heron Pond Farm has potatoes that need harvesting. Once harvested, they will be delivered directly to local food pantries and soup kitchens. Wouldn’t you love to participate in connecting low-income families to local produce? Come join us on the farm, get some sun, get your hands […]

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Thank you Brandmoore Farm!

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Gleaning at Brandmoore Farm, September 6

Gleaning with Seacoast Eat Local! We have been invited to Brandmoore Farm to glean tomatoes and eggplant this Friday (9/6/13)! Once harvested, this fresh produce will be delivered directly to local food pantries and soup kitchens. Come join us on the farm, get your hands dirty, and make fresh food available to everyone in our community! […]

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Home Gardeners & Community Gardens — Share Your Bounty!

Calling all Home Gardeners & Community Gardens! Don’t let all those extra cucumbers and squash go to waste this year! Due to a new grant from NH Farm to School, Seacoast Eat Local is coordinating gleaning projects in the Seacoast region! Through this work we aim to make a critical connection between local farms and the […]

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Gleaning at Heron Pond Farm, July 26

We’ve been invited to Heron Pond Farm to glean swiss chard this Friday morning, July 26th! Once harvested, this fresh produce will be delivered to local food pantries and soup kitchens. Come join us on the farm, get your hands dirty, and make fresh food available to everyone in our community! Due to a new […]

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Lets’s Start Gleaning — Join us at Meadows’ Mirth Farm this Friday!

Gleaning with Seacoast Eat Local! Due to a new grant from NH Farm to School, Seacoast Eat Local will be coordinating gleaning projects in the Seacoast region! Through this work we aim to make a critical connection between local farms, gardeners, and other producers, and the many food pantry’s in our area. We are very […]

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Gleaning with Seacoast Eat Local!

Through a new grant from NH Farm to School, Seacoast Eat Local will be coordinating gleaning projects in the Seacoast region! Through this work we aim to make a critical connection between local farms, gardeners, and other producers, and the many food pantry’s in our area. Gleaning is an ancient practice of gathering post-harvest fruits […]

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