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Program harvests thousands of pounds for needy families


September 7, 2018

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Millions of pounds of produce are ripening in the fields this fall across Montezuma and La Plata counties, and The Good Food Collective wants to make sure the nutritious harvest is delivered to those who need it.

The collective is in its first year, and it is focused on reducing food waste, eliminating fruit that will attract bears, bolstering the local food economy and providing fresh food to residents in need, said Rachel Landis, director of the collective.

The efforts are focused on answering the question: "How do we capture the extra food that is literally fallin...

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