Reminder: share your extra produce

by Connie Oswald Stofko

basket of tomatoes and cucumber by Stofko
Photo by Connie Oswald Stofko

Are you one of those gardeners who don’t know what you’re going to do with all that zucchini? Or maybe you had a bumper crop of tomatoes. Or peppers, squash, basil… .

There are places near you that would be thrilled to take that extra food off your hands.

FeedMore WNY distributes food to hungry people throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties. They partner with 300 agencies. You can find food pantries near you on the FeedMore WNY website or call them at (716) 822-2002.

There are even more organizations that help distribute fresh food, such as Buffalo Community Fridges.

Are there food pantries your neighbors in Western New York should know about? Please leave a comment below.

See more about sharing food in Western New York here.

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