Jen Braxton

Local Food and Social Justice

Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 7:00 to 8:30 PM

Cathy Snyder, Founder and Executive Director of Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, joins local food and social justice experts at a Food and Social Justice Forum presented by the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Local experts will discuss the new face of hunger, its root causes and innovative approaches to alleviating food-insecurity and food-inequality. Forum is located at Delaware Valley University in the Mandell Science Building, Room 114. 700 E Butler Avenue, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map it).

Expert panelists include:
Cathy Snyder: Founder and Executive Director of Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, connecting our local farmers with neighbors in need.
Tony D’Orazio: Owner of Carversville Farm Foundation, growing organic produce and proteins for donation to our area’s food pantries and soup kitchens.
John Crooke: Owner of Tinicum CSA, pioneered the donation of organically-grown farm shares direct to food-insecure families.
Pastor Vicky Allen: from First United Methodist Church of Fairless Hills, PA, the coordinator of their successful food pantry program
Registration not required. This event is free, but donations are encouraged.

For more information: 215.621.8967 or info@bucksfoodshed.org.

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We bid a reluctant farewell to our incredible Summer Interns and Volunteers

Omayra joined us for the summer from Delaware Valley University as our Nutrition Education Outreach team intern. She shares her experience in her own words…

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Announcing “FARMSHARE!” Rolling Harvest Food Rescue’s 2017 Farm To Table Fundraiser

Rolling Harvest Food Rescue’s 2017 Farm-to-Table Fundraiser!
Saturday, October 14th from 6-9 PM at
The Barn at Gravity Hill
67 Pleasant Valley Road, Titusville, NJ 08560

Spend the evening with us at this beautiful venue for a fun, casual and delicious gathering to support the work of Rolling Harvest Food Rescue—Connecting local farmers with neighbors in need.

Tickets are $90 each and can be purchased online. For more details contact us at info@rollingharvest.org or 267-293-0085.
Delicious locally-sourced food from our partner farmers, with a selection of wine and beer. Lots of great silent auction items.
Help us Grow!

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Rolling Harvest Food Rescue: Turning Food Pantries Into Farmers Markets

From Bucks County Women’s Journal, June/July 2017: Making a Difference

Rolling Harvest Food Rescue is a modern-day gleaning organization, referring to the ancient biblical practice of farmers leaving crops in their fields for the hungry to collect for nourishment.

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Turning Food Pantries Into Farmers Markets

Link to article by Christine Wolkin on May 3, 2017, Times Publishing

Since 2010, Rolling Harvest Food Rescue has been delivering donations of fresh products directly from local partnering farms to food pantries and community meal programs serving at-risk, food insecure families in Bucks County, as well as families over the river in Hunderdon and Mercer Counties.

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Comcast NewsMakers: Food Insecurity 3

From Comcast Newsmakers: Recorded March 2, 2017
Comcast Newsmakers is a short-form news platform where leaders and innovators exchange ideas and tackle the issues facing communities across America.

Jill Horner speaks with Cathy Snyder, Founder and Executive Director of Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, about using a collective impact model to fight hunger and food insecurity.

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Rolling Harvest Food Rescue: Fostering Connections in the Community

Link to article by Kristen Kwiatkowski on Feb 15th, The Town Dish

It all began with a simple concept: ensuring that individuals facing food insecurity get the healthy produce they need for a nutritious diet and that local produce would not go to waste. This goal prompted Rolling Harvest Food Rescue’s founder and executive director, Cathy Snyder, to initiate the innovative organization back in 2010.

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Rolling with charity at Shady Brook Farm

Link to Article in Bucks County Courier Times, November 21, 2016. By Nicole Loughan correspondent

When one of Bucks County’s largest farms, Shady Brook, joined local food sharing organization Rolling Harvest’s team of growers, they pushed donations over the top, literally.

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Rolling Harvest Selected as one of the Courier Times/The Intelligencer 2016 Good-Doer Finalists!

The Bucks County Courier Times and The Intelligencer selected Rolling Harvest Food Rescue as one of this year’s 10 Good-Doers finalists. The 10 nonprofit organizations do work to support those in need and to strengthen the community for all of us. The winning organizations will be given the opportunity to work with the newspapers’ team of videographers and video storytellers, and produce a three-minute Public Service Announcement (PSA). In November, the newspapers invited nominations of nonprofit organizations for the 2016 Good-Doers Awards and received more than 100 nominations for 44 individual organizations.

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Applegate® Makes $10,000 Donation to Rolling Harvest Food Rescue

Nov 16, 2016, 08:59 ET

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Applegate®, the nation’s leading natural and organic meat brand, has donated $10,000 to Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, a food non-profit aiming to turn food pantries into farmers markets. The donation was made in honor of Hormel Foods’ On Our Way to Ending Hunger program. Applegate Farms, LLC (Applegate) is a stand-alone subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL).

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