Produce to the People!
Dana Miller and Produce for Pantries forge a coalition of the feeding
Produce for Pantries unites the best and brightest of Denver’s fighters for healthier lives and sustainable foods. The superheroic superteam includes: Grow Local, Cooking Matters, Plant a Row for the Hungry, St. John’s Episcopal, Yardharvest, Food Bank of the Rockies, Metro CareRing, Slow Food Denver, Denver Urban Gardens, Brighton Shares the Harvest, Denver Food Rescue and HungerFree Colorado.They currently works with 30 food pantries across the city, a connection made through Food Bank of the Rockies. Produce for Pantries connects food pantries with school gardens, community gardens, and home gardens in their neighborhoods to provide locally grown and healthful food and nutrition education to those in need. Local food from local gardens creates a local solution, greatly reducing needs for transportation and preservation, and increasing neighborhood sustainability.