Kitchen Gardeners

Develop-a-Row gets excessive produce to all those who want it most

MUNCIE, Ind. — Community gardeners confused by a unexpected abundance of zucchini and tomatoes can help people in have to have by donating their extra yard create at 16 selected web sites in Delaware, Blackford, and Jay counties.

The community corporations involved in the Improve-a-Row campaign then will make sure the deliver receives to individuals neighbors who can use it most.

The Foods Council of East Central Indiana, by means of the Healthful Group Alliance coalition related with the IU Health regional healthcare facility procedure, introduced the Improve-a-Row marketing campaign this 12 months, according to a launch.

Expand-a-Row is a nationwide software that operates toward purposefully growing or donating excess generate to people who will need it most by developing and improving community produce partnerships. The Increase-a-Row software focuses on planting, buying, rescuing and offering absolutely free, fresh new deliver to neighborhood partners who will then distribute it. sites/iuhealth/Expand-a-Row_2022_web-sites_revJuly21.pdf.

Improve-a-Row new create drop-off locations for 2022 are:


  • Blood-n-Hearth, 300 N. Madison St., dropoff situations 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Glance for indications that say “kitchen area volunteers,” choose donations to the kitchen doorway at the back of the building and ring the doorbell.

  • IU Health and fitness Ball Memorial Hospital meals pantry, 2401 W. University Ave. Get in touch with Shelli at 765-751-5887 or [email protected] to organize a dropoff time and area.

  • Inspire Our Minds, 2023 E. Highland Ave., dropoff times 9 a.m.-midday Monday-Wednesday or simply call 765-289-1990 to set up one more time.

  • Muncie Typical Marketplace, 900 W. Eighth St., dropoff moments noon-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

  • Muncie Hub (previously Bridges), 318 W. Eighth St., dropoff occasions 9-11 a.m. and 12:30-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Plastic bags are required to obtain and distribute create.

  • Muncie Mission Ministries, 1725 S. Liberty St., 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Sunday. Please get donations to the kitchen door found at the again of the setting up.

  • Ross Group Center, 1110 W. 10th St., dropoff instances 3-5 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, or contact Jacquie at 765-747-4741 to organize a time.

  • Soup Kitchen area of Muncie, 920 E. Charles St., dropoff situations 7-11 a.m. Monday-Friday. Consider produce to the back door (see signs with arrows for donations) and permit staff know you are donating with Increase-a-Row.

  • YWCA, 310 E. Charles St., dropoff situations 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Blackford County

  • CFS Hartford City Pantry, 1015 W. Washington St., Hartford City, dropoff situations 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday.

  • CFS Montpelier Pantry, Montpelier Church of Christ, 206 W. Huntington St., Montpelier, dropoff occasions 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday.

  • IU Health Blackford Hospital foodstuff pantry, 410 Pilgrim Blvd., Hartford City. Connect with 765-331-2147 or email [email protected] to organize a time and location for dropoff.

Jay County

  • CFS Portland Pantry, 521 S. Wayne St., Portland, dropoff times 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

  • IU Well being Jay Healthcare facility food pantry, 500 W. Votaw St., Portland. Simply call 260-726-1824 or or e mail [email protected] to set up a time and area for dropoff.

  • Jay Group Centre, 115 E. Drinking water St., Portland, dropoff periods 7 a.m.-midday Monday-Friday.

  • Jay County Drug Avoidance Coalition, 100 N. Meridian St., Portland, dropoff occasions 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.


This posting originally appeared on Muncie Star Press: Grow-a-Row receives excessive make to all those who need it most

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