We haven’t seen a hard freeze yet, so the produce rescue continues! Come join us for these cool fall gleanings.

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-noon–Gleaning radishes and turnips in KCK Lots left for us to glean. There may be a few other veggies as well.

Thursday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-noon–Gleaning lettuce and tomatoes near Grandview MO. Only 10 minutes southwest of Grandview. We gleaned there last week and there was more than we could harvest at this youth-run farm.

Gleanings added! Sign up for Tuesday, Nov.15, Thursday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 19.

Sign up now if you can help. Or contact sandy@aftertheharvestkc.org…she’ll sign you up!

More ATH news:

Save the date–ATH Holiday Thank You Party, Thursday, Dec. 8, 5-8 p.m. Heads up all volunteers! This party is our opportunity to thank you for helping this gleaning season. Watch for your invitation then RSVP if you can come for the volunteer awards, drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

“Bucks for Trucks” is coming! During the upcoming season of giving, look for our “Bucks for Trucks” online campaign. Shortly, we’ll e-mail and post via our website about how you can help us reach our goal of raising $15,000 for packaging and freight for three truckloads or 120,000 lbs. of donated produce. We’ll provide you with e-mail and social media templates that you can customize and share. Will you plan to participate in spreading the word and giving generously on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29 or anytime throughout the holiday season?

Greens&Jeans sponsors Our County Fair Fundraiser is in September, 2017. Can you become a sponsor or make contact referrals to help?

New ATH logo expresses the beauty, bounty, variety of fruits and vegetables From Sandy Vivian, ATH Outreach and Communications Director: At After the Harvest, we love the incomparable beauty, the astounding hues and colors, of fresh fruits and vegetables. Walk into our office at 34th and Broadway and you’ll see big wall canvases splashed with undulating purple and white eggplant, rainbow chard, and heirloom tomatoes in shades of ruby red, gold and maroon (Emily and volunteers gleaned those last year). Who needs an interior designer…Read more.