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Garden to Table

To the generous gardeners from the Los Prados community garden - thank you!  This morning the Samaritan House Food Pharmacy on 39th Avenue was stocked with an assortment of fresh produce harvested just last evening from the community garden. 


A donation box within the garden was installed last Friday evening.  Gardeners can contribute the extra bounty from their plots into the box, then text an alert for pickup and transport to the Food Pharmacy.  Clients of the Food Pharmacy receive text alerts when new items have been stocked - and in our case - the produced delivered on Friday morning was completely distributed by 1pm that day.


In making our second delivery to the Food Pharmacy today, it is likely that we will find a more predictable cadence - for instance, making deliveries twice a week, one on Monday and one later in the week.  Until then,  if you are a gardener and would like to donate, please contact Bill S. (bill@growsanmateo.org).


 
 

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