Farmers-to-Families Food Box Giveaways connect WNY families to fresh and nutritious produce

CCE educators in Niagara and Orleans County are working tirelessly to provide community members with fresh and nutritious food—straight from the farm to families in need. For the past month, they’ve orchestrated food box giveaways, providing free 20 lb. boxes of produce to county residents. To date, over 7,200 boxes have been given to Western… Read more Farmers-to-Families Food Box Giveaways connect WNY families to fresh and nutritious produce

Sullivan Fresh Market-on-the-Move delivers meals, hope

CCE Sullivan County Program Managers Martin Colavito and Thomas Bosket have been working hard to ensure folks stay fed despite the kinks in the food supply chain and food access. In partnership with Sullivan Allies Leading Together (SALT), area school districts, the County’s Emergency Community Assistance Center, and others, Colavito and Bosket have been sweeping… Read more Sullivan Fresh Market-on-the-Move delivers meals, hope

Orange County Gleaning Program feeds neighbors in need

While home gardeners across NYS are sowing seeds for harvests to come, a Hudson Valley food gleaning program has sprung to action early this year to deliver much needed nutrients directly to local individuals and families. The need for food assistance is growing while emergency food agencies are closing or providing limited access. The CCE Orange… Read more Orange County Gleaning Program feeds neighbors in need