Finding the Farmers with Concrete Jungle

25.04.2024 in Farms/ Gardens

To run a Produce Buyers Club, produce must be purchased or obtained from farmers. While focusing on Georgia Grown produce, this allows Concrete Jungle to find farmers in Georgia with excess produce or off grade produce that is sold at a discounted rate or saved…

Produce Pantry Relationships with Concrete Jungle

25.04.2024 in Partnerships

While growing the Produce Buyers Club program, building relationships with the food pantries is crucial. It is important to establish a relationship with the organizations. Concrete Jungle uses the following ways to build relationships:  Establish Connection: The first part of building relationships is establishing connection….

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…

Fruit and Vegetable Picking with Concrete Jungle

09.11.2020 in Farms/ Gardens

Written by Lorie Bonham, Strategic Programming and Expansion Manager VISTA. Fruit and Vegetable Picking Concrete Jungle coordinates approximately 70 volunteer events per year, engaging more than 960 volunteers from the Atlanta metropolitan community. Through this work, Concrete Jungle educates participants on Atlanta and Georgia’s horticultural…