Harvest for the Homeless
is a one-year ‘Plant to Plate’ community service programme - an
inter-generational gardening and cooking project to help
those in the areas homeless shelter and local soup kitchen.
of all ages and a number of community partners work in the garden from June through
September, then prepare meals using the produce grown October through
May, when local food pantries are no longer able to provide locally grow
food to the shelters.
They grow crops that work best in hearty soups, and are easy to store. Participants of all
ages gathered throughout the summer to volunteer in the garden, learning about sustainable agriculture together. Volunteers interested in
preparing the produce into a vegetarian soup meet on a monthly
basis throughout the winter to aid homeless shelters and soup
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