Gleaning America's Fields ~ Feeding America's Hungry

 

 

 

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SoSA North Carolina

and South Carolina

Regional Director:

Scott Briggs

Program Coordinator:

P.O. Box 25081
Durham, NC 27702-5081

 

919-683-3011
866-453-2662

or 866-GLEANNC
FAX: 919-682-3349

 

Area Gleaning Coordinators

North Carolina

Ahoskie Area

Walker Rayburn

252-426-7167

Ashville NC

Bill Walker

828-273-0025

Charlotte Area

Jean Siers

704-951-7672

Eastern NC

Bill Waller

252-522-2180

Fayetteville Area

Tricia Lounsberry

910-488-0471

Haywood Area

Jim Geenen

828-508-4289

Triangle Area

Rebecca Page

919-533-9609

South Carolina

Midland SC

Gregg Riley

803-568-2739

Upstate SC

Sunshine Leister

864-660-9102

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SoSA - North & South Carolina

Charlotte Area Gleaning

The 2014 Yam Jam

4 Consecutive Saturdays:

October 4, 11, 18, and 25

 

Click Here for Registration Form 

 

Serving North Carolina

and South Carolina

 

Since 1992, when the Society of St. Andrew opened a North Carolina regional office, more than 143 million pounds of fresh produce have reached people in need in North Carolina and South Carolina. This has been accomplished through the Gleaning Network, Potato and Produce, and Seed Potato Project and has resulted in over 429 million servings of food being delivered to our neighbors in need.

 

The Society of St. Andrew operates a statewide, volunteer-driven Gleaning Network that coordinates with local farmers, thousands of volunteers, and food providing agencies. Our North Carolina Gleaning Network is going strong, salvaging over five million pounds of fresh produce for the hungry each year. In this agriculturally diverse state, gleaners work to salvage everything from strawberries to sweet potatoes to collard greens.

 

Through the North Carolina Gleaning Network, we coordinate volunteers across the state who actually enter fields under after farmers have finished harvesting and simply pick up the tons of good produce left behind. Our volunteers represent groups from various church denominations, synagogues, youth groups, other civic organizations, individuals, and inner city residents.


 Farmer's Market Initiative A partner program with United Methodist Churches

Recent Videos

Video - Strawberry Gleaning with SoSA - from the NC Farm Bureau

Video - See the Yam Jam 2011 Video from UNC-TV

 
 

 
 

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