Local program seeks fresh produce donations to feed the hungry

The initiative asks gardeners to donate their extra fruits and vegetables to those in need.
Published: Jun. 2, 2023 at 4:36 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A local initiative is asking gardeners to donate their fresh produce to those that are struggling with food insecurity in our community.

Plant a Row for the Hungry begins with the first harvest of spring vegetables. The program accepts all peak-quality fresh vegetables, herbs and fruits beginning June 1 through the end of the growing season.

The initiative has ten drop-off locations throughout Wichita, Andover, Augusta and Maize.

  • Augusta Ace Home Center, 316 W. 7th Ave. (Augusta)
  • Brady Nursery, 11200 W. Kellogg
  • Hillside Nursery, 2200 S. Hillside
  • Hillside Feed and Seed, 1805 S. Hillside
  • P&P Seed & Bait, 1901 E. 21st.
  • Johnson’s Garden Centers, 6225 E. Shadybrook and 2707 W. 13th
  • Valley Feed & Seed, 1903 S. Meridian
  • Woodard Mercantile, 4160 N. Maize Rd. (Maize) and 1313 E. US-54 (Andover)
  • ICT Food Rescue, Town West Square, 4600 W. Kellogg Drive, #307