Gleaning Farm-Fresh Food For Those in Need

Reducing Food Waste and Food Insecurity

LocalShare Update

Welcome to the new gleaning season! We are grateful for all who were able to attend the LocalShare volunteer meeting in May. Volunteers are at the core of the LocalShare program and we are thankful for returning volunteers and extend a warm welcome to new ones! Thanks...

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LocalShare Honored by PSS, Trinity Church

The Foodshed Alliance's LocalShare program was recognized for its work at the intersection of hunger and food waste with awards from Project Self-Sufficiency and Trinity Church of Hackettstown. Over the past three years LocalShare has brought together farmers, food...

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Cherry Tomatoes and Kale Gleaned and Donated to Food Pantry

Volunteers from LocalShare, a program of the Foodshed Alliance  recently spent two hours gleaning vegetables from Caristi Farm in Blairstown. Thanks to volunteers Linda Rasmussen, Lianne Markus and Christine Parauda, they harvested 62 pints mixed yellow and orange...

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Share the Abundance from your Garden!

Summer is here! With the arrival of this glorious season comes an abundance of squash, zucchini, tomatoes, beans, cucs and more! It’s finally time! Do you have more than your family can use? Are your neighbors beginning to suspect that you’re the one leaving bags of...

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Spring into LocalShare, March 26, 7 p.m.

If you believe, like we do, that everyone deserves good, fresh food, regardless of their means, then join us at Marley's Gotham Grill in Hackettstown for drink and food specials and little fun. This informal networking event will inform you about LocalShare program,...

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LocalShare Reaches Out to Local Congregations

With the certainty of spring just around the corner, LocalShare volunteers teamed up with members of the First Presbyterian Church in Blairstown NJ this month for a presentation of LocalShare’s GIFT program. Donned in her tool apron and with a trowel in hand, Karen...

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‘A Place At The Table’ Film: March 14, 7 p.m.

Friday, March 14, 2014 - Starting at 7:00 pm Knowlton Methodist Church,  509 Route 94, Columbia NJ  (directions) Goodies and Discussion following the showing of the film. Free will donations welcome. Hosted by the LocalShare- GIFT Program (a program of the Foodshed...

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544 Lbs. of Turnips Gleaned by Blair Teams

The boys' and girls' basketball teams from Blair Academy answered the shout-out from LocalShare and recently spent an afternoon gleaning 544 pounds of turnips from Caristi Farm in Blairstown. Gleaning is an age-old practice where people gather the useful remnants of a...

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LocalShare Meeting – Dec.16, 2013

The next meeting of the LocalShare Planning Committee is Monday, December 16, 2013, at 7 p.m. It will be held at the Foodshed Alliance office at 16 Main Street, Blairstown, NJ. For more information, please contact Kendrya Close.

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Foodshed Alliance, Inc.

Office location:
326 High Street
Hope, NJ 07844

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 713
Blairstown, NJ 07825

ph: (908) 362-7967

Christine Parauda

LocalShare Coordinator

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