The Salvation Army Gleaning program promotes produce sharing in the Vernon community while reducing waste. Since June 2nd, 9240 lbs. of fresh produce has been donated from local farmers!
The project harvests and distributes fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise go to waste. Produce is picked by volunteer gleaners and then distributed to community agencies. Several groups benefit from this program such as, Upper Room Mission, First Nations Friendship Centre, prenatal and daycare programs and North Okanagan [...]