Fresh Food Connect is a mobile app connecting gardeners with extra produce to organizations that distribute food to their communities. The process is simple: Gardeners download the app and indicate when they have extra produce. From there, local nonprofit operators receive or pick up the donations for redistribution to the communities they work with.
Colorado State University Extension Grow & Give was created in 2020 to address food insecurity in Colorado by connecting backyard and community gardens to food donation sites across the state. They are here to provide resources to help you both ‘Grow’ and ‘Give’ part of your garden’s bounty to those in need.
It's super easy!
Download the Fresh Food Connect App and see if you are in an activated area
If so, create an account and receive all the information to make your donation easily
Share your bounty throughout the growing season and learn more about hunger in your local community
If your zip codes isn't activated, click the button below to go to the CSU Extension Grow & Give site, find your local participating organization, and enter your donation.
Contact Fresh Food Connect's Product and Operations Director, Laura Lavid