Every year, Americans throw away more than enough nutritious food to feed hungry U.S. citizen. Nearly one hundred billion pounds is wasted annually, according to the USDA. As a matter of fact, more food reaches landfills and incinerators than any other single material in municipal solid waste. Food that could nourish our citizens ends up […]
Category: Reducing Food Waste
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Dear Friend, The 2022 Gleaning Season is winding down for After the Harvest. We’re picking turnips and winter squash right now, but the below-freezing temperatures will soon put an end to the growing season in our region. Still, we look forward to sharing the bounty of produce that we get through our produce distribution hub […]
After the Harvest is humbled to recognize the tireless efforts and generosity of so many volunteers and supporters helping us to provide fresh, healthy produce to those in need in our community! Your support in 2022 has allowed us to make a real difference in the lives of thousands of individuals and families who may […]
The episode, which unpacks our gleaning organization and committed volunteers, will air locally in Kansas City on KCPT on July 22 at 8:30am. It will air in the Lawrence/Topeka area on KTWU on July 9 at 8am and July 10 at 6:30pm.