Northern California is a bountiful area. So bountiful that there are often leftovers on the farms in the area. To make way for bad yields, bad weather, any other unexpected disasters, or just to make sure they have enough to satisfy their customers, most farms will end up with more than they can sell. What happens to all that extra produce?
In Healdsburg, California, there's an organization called Farm to Pantry that picks up any leftovers, packs it, and delivers it to various locations in need of the food. It's selfless, necessary and wonderful. Watch this video to follow the food from harvest to rehab center.
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