Food insecurity exists in every zip code throughout Greater Kansas City. Most people personally know others in their extended family, neighborhood, church or school who are currently struggling or have struggled in the past to provide enough good food for their family. And it’s only getting worse. According to research conducted by CNBC, 63 percent […]
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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 […]
Every year, more than 50 percent of U.S.-grown produce is wasted before reaching the dinner table. Much of it ends up in landfills, contributing to greenhouse gases. To reduce this waste, we secure semi-truckloads of imperfect produce and ship it to Kansas City, where it is widely distributed by our partner, Harvesters – The Community […]