July 12: Harvest to Home

CANR, Food Bank to offer second annual mobile pantry


2:19 p.m., July 6, 2011--The University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) and the Food Bank of Delaware and will hold the second annual Harvest to Home mobile pantry on Tuesday, July 12.

Starting at 8 a.m., volunteers from UD and the Food Bank of Delaware will harvest vegetables from the University’s Garden for the Community, located in front of the Wilson Farmhouse directly behind the Girl Scouts facility on Route 896 in Newark.

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After volunteers load a Food Bank of Delaware van, the produce will be transported to the Sparrow Run community off Route 40 in Bear for a mobile food pantry. The mobile pantry begins at 11 a.m., and prescreened individuals will receive fresh produce and 30-pound meal boxes of nonperishable foods.

For more information about the Garden for the Community, visit the website.

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