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Mt. Olive Care Center accepts donated garden produce

 

When home gardens are bursting with an overabundance of fresh produce, growers start looking for ways to share their bounty. Backyard gardeners can help feed their community by donating fruits and vegetables to local food pantries.

Mt. Olive Care Center at 109 East Second North Street in Mt. Olive is a local pantry that accepts these donations. Check with them to see how to donate and if your garden goods qualify for donating.

"Donating garden crops starts with connecting with a local food pantry," says Staci Coussens, University of Illinois Extension SNAP-Ed educator. "Donors can find a li...



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