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Garden Fresh Produce for the MOM Family

Garden Fresh Produce for the MOM Family
July 5, 2021 Food Pantry Garden

Each week volunteers and clients work together to tend our half-acre production garden in west Middleton. When the work is complete, each client family takes home a share of the harvest. This year we have a children’s garden that includes straw bale and container demonstrations as well as composting and natural weed controls. Thank you to our volunteers, client families, and Mark Brunsell who donates the land. We hope for rain as the gardeners continue to water and mulch to keep our gardens producing healthy food for our clients.

MOM accepts garden produce from home gardens. Please follow the guidelines below to donate your produce:                
-Clean as much mud and dirt as possible off of the produce you plan to donate, but do not wash.
-Remove stems and leaves.
-Only donate produce that you would buy for your own family. We are unable to use produce that is overripe, overgrown, moldy, seriously blemished, covered in dirt, or has mushy spots.
-If you use pesticides in your garden, always read and follow the label recommendations.                                            --Whenever possible, package produce in family-sized portions in new and clean plastic bags.

Donate your produce during donation hours:
Mondays from 8-10 a.m.
Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m.
Fridays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

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