Gleaning Farm-Fresh Food For Those in Need

Reducing Food Waste and Food Insecurity

A Project of the Foodshed Alliance

LocalShare Update

Welcome to the new gleaning season! We are grateful for all who were able to attend the LocalShare volunteer meeting in May. Volunteers are at the core of the LocalShare program and we are thankful for returning volunteers and extend a warm welcome to new ones! Thanks...

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LocalShare Honored by PSS, Trinity Church

The Foodshed Alliance's LocalShare program was recognized for its work at the intersection of hunger and food waste with awards from Project Self-Sufficiency and Trinity Church of Hackettstown. Over the past three years LocalShare has brought together farmers, food...

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Connecting Farm Food to People Who Need It

Localshare is working on building the infrastructure to connect food pantries and local farms so that crops left after the harvest, that would otherwise go to waste, don’t. Read more about it in this New Jersey Hills...

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Help Us Glean Apples for Food Pantries

LocalShare has the opportunity to glean as many apples as we can collect, store and distribute over the next few weeks from Longmeadow Farms on Hope Road in Blairstown. We're looking to have a group gather this Thursday and/or Friday, (September 11 or 12) or any two...

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Cherry Tomatoes and Kale Gleaned and Donated to Food Pantry

Volunteers from LocalShare, a program of the Foodshed Alliance  recently spent two hours gleaning vegetables from Caristi Farm in Blairstown. Thanks to volunteers Linda Rasmussen, Lianne Markus and Christine Parauda, they harvested 62 pints mixed yellow and orange...

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Share the Abundance from your Garden!

Summer is here! With the arrival of this glorious season comes an abundance of squash, zucchini, tomatoes, beans, cucs and more! It’s finally time! Do you have more than your family can use? Are your neighbors beginning to suspect that you’re the one leaving bags of...

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Spring into LocalShare, March 26, 7 p.m.

If you believe, like we do, that everyone deserves good, fresh food, regardless of their means, then join us at Marley's Gotham Grill in Hackettstown for drink and food specials and little fun. This informal networking event will inform you about LocalShare program,...

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LocalShare Reaches Out to Local Congregations

With the certainty of spring just around the corner, LocalShare volunteers teamed up with members of the First Presbyterian Church in Blairstown NJ this month for a presentation of LocalShare’s GIFT program. Donned in her tool apron and with a trowel in hand, Karen...

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‘A Place At The Table’ Film: March 14, 7 p.m.

Friday, March 14, 2014 - Starting at 7:00 pm Knowlton Methodist Church,  509 Route 94, Columbia NJ  (directions) Goodies and Discussion following the showing of the film. Free will donations welcome. Hosted by the LocalShare- GIFT Program (a program of the Foodshed...

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Foodshed Alliance

P.O. Box 713 

27 Main Street, 2nd floor 

Blairstown, NJ 07825

ph: (908) 362-7967

fax: (908) 235-4461

Christine Parauda

LocalShare Coordinator

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