By Victoria Wicks
Last summer, a Rapid City woman started collecting unsold produce from farmers markets and taking it to organizations that distribute food to the poor. This summer, the Food Independence Program has expanded to include a paid employee and support from state and federal funds. For today’s Dakota Digest, SDPB’s Victoria Wicks talks with organizers to find out what they have planned for next summer.
Photos by Victoria Wicks. Right photo shows Jed Beadle filling a bag with produce at Western South Dakota Community Action.
To hear last summer's coverage of Shirley Frederick's food share program, click here:
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