“Up to 52 percent of produce grown in our country never reaches a human consumer. What industry allows more than half its product to go to waste?”
Operation Redirect is a joint partnership between After the Harvest and Kanbe’s Markets, wherein volunteers rescue fresh produce for Kansas Citians experiencing food insecurity, reducing unnecessary food waste.
Honoring the life and legacy of Jim Merrill HOW THE GENEROUS SPIRIT OF AFTER THE HARVEST’S FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER LIVES ON Jim Merrill, one of our founding board members and a true giant in the life of After the Harvest, recently lost his battle with COVID-19 on Sept. 22, 2021. He was 74. After the […]
The Faces of Food Insecurity Aren’t What You Might Think By Victoria Cherrie Director of Development Brandi James was in her early 20s when her husband was murdered during an altercation with a landlord over their rental property. Widowed with a 2 and 4-year-old, she had no playbook for life and no savings to support […]
Kids love kale (and apples and potatoes and…) By Suzy Conaway (longtime VEG Squad and Produce Rescue Driver volunteer. Pictured here in her all white “gleaning uniform”.) Okay. Maybe kids don’t like to eat kale, but they love gleaning it! I’ve been with After the Harvest since its beginning and I’ve gleaned with lots of […]