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 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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Bucks County Artist Melissa Matarese Hosts Fundraiser for Rolling Harvest

Brunch Benefit!
Bucks County Artist Melissa Matarese Hosts Fundraiser for Rolling Harvest at The Hattery Stove & Still
Abundant Earth Art Show in Doylestown November 27th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Doylestown — The Hattery Stove & Still inside the Doylestown Inn will be the site of a delicious brunch fundraiser and art show to benefit Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, a non-profit that connects local farmers with neighbors in need in Bucks County, PA, as well as Hunterdon and Mercer Counties in NJ. “Abundant Earth” is the brainchild of artist Melissa Matarese and The Doylestown Inn’s Samantha McCarty.

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Rolling Harvest Helps Feed Thousands of Hungry Families in Bucks County

A News Report broadcast by ABC’s Channel 6 Actions News
November 10, 2015


BUCKS COUNTY (WPVI)– Every year, 6ABC partners in the region’s largest food drive. The need this holiday season is as great as ever, with 1 in 6 people at risk of going hungry.

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Rolling Harvest Food Rescue gleans farm fields to help needy

Volunteers harvest, clean, pack and transport fresh produce that might otherwise go to waste, and gives it to needy families.
By Gwen Shrift, The Intelligencer, July 16, 2016

Thousands of scallions rooted in Bucks County soil very nearly got plowed under this week before ever seeing the inside of a salad bowl.

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