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Food Bank In Elizabeth City

Post  walshevak on 4/27/2011, 11:34 am

I had sooo much lettuce (in spite of staggered planting) and gave most of my red sails and mixed gourmet blend haircuts today. Result was 3 plastic grocery bags full. Now, I like my salads, but there was no way I could manage that much lettuce before it went bad. I took a chance and drove down to the food panty here in town and they were delighted to take 2 bags full.

They are happy to take any fresh produce that I have in excess.

The bummer part: they have 6 raised beds in front of the facility and nobody has volunteered to work them this year. If they were tabletops, I would volunteer, but my knees couldn't take it on the ground.

Kay

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Post  Furbalsmom on 4/27/2011, 1:54 pm

Wonderful that they were able to accept the fresh produce contributions. cheers

Too bad the raised beds are still on the ground. The only reason I am doing a food pantry bed at our community garden is that the beds are table top height, so I can still get to the stuff without killing my knees or back.
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