Volunteer Outreach with Society of St. Andrew MS

21.12.2022 in Volunteer Relations

Through the Mississippi Gleaning Network, gleaning supervisors coordinate volunteers across the state to enter fields and groves after farmers have finished harvesting to pick up tons of good produce left behind. Volunteers represent groups from various religions, church denominations, youth groups, corporate and civic organizations,…

Produce Recovery with Society of St. Andrew MS

20.12.2022 in Market Recovery

Anywhere where there is an accumulation of food, there is waste, and can result in a need for gleaning! This can occur at a trucking company, farmers market, grocery store, farm, packaging warehouse, and even at produce stands. Anytime produce is accumulated, there can be…

Donor Relations with Society of Saint Andrew MS

20.12.2022 in Donor Relations

Donor Outreach Farmers’ markets: Walk around markets and mingle; talk to the growers or if someone else is selling for a farmer, find out the farmer’s name and phone number.  This is also a good way to see what is grown in the area Farm…