Heartside Gleaning's Inaugural GRatatouille
THANK YOU to everyone who attended and/or donated/sponsored our inaugural GRatatouille event on May 1, 2019! Special thanks to the following event sponsors:
WHAT A WASTE!
Some estimates indicate up to 40% of America's food supply goes to waste. That's over 100 billion pounds of food!
At the same time, 49 million people are at risk of going hungry.
The Heartside community is no exception.
Since 2014, HGI has gleaned
Heartside Gleaning Initiative Receives $10,000 Donation
We are thrilled and humbled to be selected as the first recipient of $10,000 in the Andy J. Egan Co. $100,000 Community Giveaway. Thank You to a great company that has been serving West Michigan 100 years.
This generous contribution will be used to increase our capacity to provide fresh, healthy food for many hundreds of low-income families in Grand Rapids.
Read the full press release here and learn more about The Egan $100,000 Community Givaway on the company's website.
Check out WZZM 13's One Good Thing segment, where they featured us and the Andy J. Egan Co. $100,000 Community Giveaway.
Purchase the 2018 HGI Recipe Book
This year's recipe book includes more than 60 healthy recipes with step-by-step instructions and detailed nutrition facts!
Price: $12 online or $10 in person
(available in person on Grand Valley State University's downtown campus or at the Fulton Street Farmer's Market)
Check out our latest annual report highlighting our 2018 efforts
“I love knowing that our crops are going to help improve issues of food access and nutrition in the community."
- Andrew, owner of Earthkeeper Farm, vendor at Fulton Street Farmers Market, & HGI produce donor
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