U.S.   Easton, PA

Food for Distribution to Low-Income Families

Easton Urban Farm, run through the Easton Area Neighborhood Centers provides produce to low-income residents of the city of Easton, Pennsylvania. The food is distributed through the food-pantry system in the city as well as the West Ward Vegetables in the Community project in the West Ward and the farm stand at the Easton Urban Farm. The aim of this small project is to produce approximately 3,000 pounds of food for distribution to low-income families. The project provides about 200 seedlings for distribution to food-pantry clients. It engages approximately twenty volunteers in the production of food, providing a minimum of 100 hours of work, and provides other volunteer opportunities in the area. It will also enroll three South Side youth in the Farmer Education program and provide them with a $600 stipend. The project benefits 800 people, 600 of them women. New project

Our Projects

BGR projects are designed to provide direct food aid to people afflicted by hunger and malnutrition, to promote ecologically sustainable agriculture, to support the education of girls and women, and to give women an opportunity to start right livelihood projects to support their families. This is a selection of nine of our current 29 projects. Please select "Current Projects" from the menu on the left to see them all.