From farm to food bank
Food Access Nationwide
Irene is a mother of four located in Navajo Nation, where the nearest grocery store is 50 miles away. With gas and grocery prices at an all time high, food has become completely unaffordable. Our distribution in her area cut her travel time in half.
Danielle and her family live out of their car and struggle to get food on the table. Danielle wants to be the first female president in the United States.
Sandra's local grocery store has doubled prices over the past year, but her wage has stayed the same. She works full time and worries about what she will feed her kids on a daily basis.
Research shows that access to nutritious food increases your life expectancy by 10 years. It is our mission to ensure no one goes without the food they need.
Farmlink gets a call from our farming partners that they have perfectly good produce that would be thrown away.
Farmlink coordinates the logistics between the farm and food bank. We cover the cost of trucking and transporting the rescued produce.
Fresh, nutrient dense vegetables and fruits arrive at partner food banks who organize distribution to other community partners or directly to those in need.
Families around the country enjoy this nutritious food that otherwise would have gone to waste.
In the onset of the pandemic, we got together a small group of friends to send food to our local food bank.
We rented uhuals that we drove ourselves and completed our first shipment in April 2020. Fast forward six months and hundreds of students would ban together to move over 10 million lbs of nutritious produce nationwide.