Produce Buyers Club Overview with Concrete Jungle

24.04.2023 in Produce Purchasing

Written by Meggie Stewart, Communications and Program Expansion VISTA. The Concrete Jungle Produce Buyers Club (PBC) purchases imperfect produce from local farms for distribution to nonprofit partners in the Atlanta area at a discounted price.  How does PBC work? Concrete Jungle works with their farm…

Increasing Local Food Purchasing at Blue Mountain Action Council

29.04.2022 in Produce Purchasing

BMAC Food Bank is engaged with multiple programs that aid in food waste reduction and support local agriculture systems. Food banks are highly dependent on donations from grocery stores, individual contributions, and government contracts for fresh produce. BMAC operates a weekly grocery rescue program, collecting…