Volunteer Stories

We are privileged to share our days with Michelle Williamson. Here are some of her thoughts about spending time at Produce to the People.

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Lovely backyard grown lemons gathered and given | a new Work for the Dole project begun | LOTS of hothouse action | farm tours with kinder kiddies |¬†another super busy few weeks in the emergency food relief hub – we are¬†assisting an average of 200 people each day we open¬† |¬†can you help us fill our pantry by making a monthly donation of $25?¬† We only need 16 people/month to do this to be able to fully stock with pasta, cereal, eggs – the staples we can’t grow ourselves | BIG HUGS¬†to our community – we love being a part of a place that knows kindness.

 

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A week in August

A week in August 2016

There’s a lot that goes into making Produce to the People tick on a weekly basis. ¬†This week though special LOVE goes out to the gorgeous people that donated to make what we do such a joy:

We had pumpkins, lemons and parsley from backyards.

Coffee grinds and chaff from Infuse Coffee Burnie for our compost.

Bread from Golden Grain Bakery and Woolworths.

Trout and king fish from a fishmonger in Wynyard.

Boxes of goodies from the staff at Caterpillar Burnie

All sorts of produce from Second Bite.

And of course we have been enjoying LOTS OF CHEESE from Lion Co.

Plus produce grown and gathered from our own farm and tended by the wonderful Kim, Kinglsey and the WFD crew.

All this food was shared via 28 home deliveries and ten Primary School produce boxes, and another 120 homes via people visiting us in our food hub.

All in a weeks work.

PS: And a special shout out must go to our awesome vols Michelle, Caitlin and Margaret who gather and give!

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