Saturday, January 19, 2013

Fresh Produce Totals

When food comes into your local food bank it gets weighed whether it be perishable or non-perishable.  This gives the agency an idea of what is being donated year by year.

Totals for 2012

Project Share
Niagara Falls

128,074 lbs - from farmers, grocery stores, community gardeners & neighbours.

Community Care
St. Catharines & Thorold

16,930 lbs - from Harvest Days, August, September & October. 
(an increase of over 400 lbs from 2011)