A bumper crop on local farms is helping those in need in our community.
Scarlet runner beans are thriving at SunTrio Farm in Saanichton — the combined result of hot and dry growing conditions. But instead of going to market, Thursday’s harvest went directly to the Mustard Seed food bank. It’s part of a pilot project seeking to bring fresh, local food to those who need it — food that might otherwise go to waste.
Read the article: Direct from farm to food bank, thanks to a bountiful summer
Source: Times Colonist