Big thank you to the Park & Rec crew for delivering 5 yards of mulch in time for our Weed Pull event on Saturday. Mike, Ron, Mark, Wilson - thanks for your support!
Yesterday we handed out the sweetest of peaches thanks to a generous donation from Circle Foot Permaculture . Along with the quarts of peaches, we also provided Samaritan House Food Pharmacy clients a handout with nutritional information on peaches - how they impact your blood sugar - and a recipe for a Roasted Peach Parfait. Here are links to the handout: Nutritional Spotlight: Peaches (English) Nutritional Spotlight: Peaches (Spanish) It all seems somewhat routine at this point: gather donations of locally grown produce quickly pull together helpful nutritional information based on the week's donations In retrospect, this is the culmination of 3 years of effort to create a network of local gardeners, foragers and volunteers - with a goal of becoming a reliable source of fresh produce for lower income families struggling with diabetes and other health disorders. While it has been known for some time that eating fruits & vegetables can positively impact a person's he