4-21-2020 COVID-19 Update:
As we navigate these challenging and uncertain times, I want to share some reflections from the past few weeks that have encouraged me as well as an update on our next steps.
As a new executive director, I could not be more proud of the nonprofit sector, local food organ...
EAT GREATER DES MOINES provides assistance in starting or locating a community garden, finding a food pantry or meal site, finding a farmers market or farm, makes food rescue simple for donors and recipient organizations and works to support the local food system.
6/12/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Our phased-in reopening continues to move forward! You can find all the safety guidelines on our website.
Available amenities and updated policies include:
• Age limit restriction - welcoming back members 14+ years old
• Group exercise classes
Gifts and visits to children in crisis, with special needs, and with life-threatening illnesses.
Funds other organizations with a similar mission of aiding children.
Toy drives, letters to 'Santa' handling, prepare gifts, donate funds, visit children in hospitals and homes year round.
Annual dinner, raffle, silent a...
Eldora Community Garden, with the collaboration of Hardin County ISU Extension and the City of Eldora, has a one-acre community garden with the goal of growing produce for donation to the community via the local food pantry, Pine Lake Food Shelf, and by giving less shelf-stable produce directly to our community garden volunteers.
Provides a 4 x 8 garden plot for adoption. Adoption means planting vegetables, weeding, watering, and harvesting. Water and seeds are available for you (Not all seeds are available). Mt Pleasant Community Garden is located at 211 S Jackson Street – across from Sarah’s Bridal.
-Provides resources for health, financial, and public services in the community
-Assistance with accessing public assistance program and benefits
-Assistance completing forms and making phone calls on an individual’s behalf
-Referrals for basic needs and emergency assistance
-Employment services and con...