Newfield Food Hub

Plant A Row (PAR)

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Newfield Food Hub Joins PAR to help Alleviate Hunger in Newfield

You Can Make A Difference Through PAR!

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As an Individual:

  • Plant a row of vegetables, fruit, herbs or flowers from your garden.
  • Deliver the harvest to the Newfield Food Pantry located in the Methodist Church on Main Street
  • Tell your friends and neighbors about PAR.

As a Business:

  • Become a PAR sponsor through financial support.
  • Contribute “in-kind” donations.
  • Organize a company-wide PAR campaign.

PAR is rooted in the heartfelt tradition of gardeners sharing a bountiful harvest with others. Nothing beats the taste and nutrition of fresh-picked vegetables.
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Growing and eating from your own garden can improve your health, save you money, increase your sustainability, and decrease your carbon footprint. And most important, your garden can help a lot of people in need.

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PAR’s success depends on the generosity of volunteer gardeners, like yourself. For more information, contact Marge Strosnider at the Newfield Food Pantry (607)564-3555, Joanne James (607) 564-7153 or Jean Gerow (607) 272-7367

The Need Is Great throughout Tompkins County

  • An estimated 13,280 live in households that experience hunger or the risk of hunger daily.
  • 3,040 people facing hunger each day are children.
  • 61% are below the 200% poverty threshold.

The Newfield Food Hub’s mission is to provide an avenue for the gardening households of Newfield to help our most vulnerable citizens and the food agencies serving them.