By Lisa Ousley, After the Harvest Executive Director September 18 marked the day that the team at After the Harvest gave a “chilly reception” to 30 bins of hard squash and watermelons into our new cold storage in the Interstate Underground caves. ATH worked with Vernon County Produce in Rich Hill, MO., to get these […]
The world has definitely changed since mid-March. And so many lives have been turned upside down in this six-month timespan because of COVID-19. It’s estimated that pre-virus, one in eight in our region was food insecure. The projected impact of this pandemic is that one in six people will know food insecurity in 2020. Because […]
Our work to provide healthy food to hungry people is essential and we need your help. Here are just a few reasons we think you’ll love becoming an After the Harvest volunteer!
A letter to you from Volunteer Coordinator Mariah Friend: Dear After the Harvest Volunteers, First, a thank you. Thank you for your dedication to feeding hungry people. For spending your weekends at the farmers market picking up leftover produce and delivering it to food pantries. Thank you for being our advocates. For rallying your families, […]
Gleaning Coordinator Tekia Thompson has come in from the fields this winter and spring to help spread the word about reducing food waste, improving nutrition and feeding our hungry neighbors. She, along with staff members and Yambassadors (the team that speaks, advocates and spreads the word about our mission), are excited to hit the streets to talk […]