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Carol Ann Brust – Volunteer Spotlight

Interview conducted in 2016 by Bruce Estes. Carol Ann Brust recalls having her interest sparked in FDN about six years ago when Judy Dietz described what the organization did to provide needy people with nutritious food that might otherwise be discarded. Judy was then president of the FDN and a whirlwind of energy who invested […]

Join FDN for a food rescue webinar 11/16/16

Free Webinar – Food Recovery = Food Rescue – Innovative Strategies Join NERC for this exciting webinar on Food Recovery = Food Rescue – Innovative Strategies on November 16, 2016 from 1:00-2:30 pm (EST). The United States spends an estimated $218 billion a year growing, processing, transporting, and disposing of food not eaten—52 million tons […]

Paul van Leuken – Volunteer Spotlight

Interview conducted in 2016 by Bruce Estes. On most Thursday mornings you’ll find Paul van Leuken, 75, of Cayuga Heights, loading his Volvo station wagon with food donations from the two Ithaca-area Tops Food Markets and the P&C Fresh at East Hill Plaza. He’s one of about 50 volunteers who donate a few hours each […]