April 23, 2019 – Ag Against Hunger—the Salinas nonprofit that for more than a quarter-century has distributed millions of pounds of surplus fresh produce to West Coast food programs—has been adopted as a core program of the Grower-Shipper Association Foundation.
AAH’s program manager Alicia Cask will join the Grower-Shipper Association staff, where she will work alongside the foundation’s executive director, Lisa Dobbins. Cask will continue to coordinate field gleaning and fresh produce outreach opportunities.
While the Ag Against Hunger program within GSAF will continue to handle gleaning and advocacy, the distribution of the produce will now be done by the Food Bank for Monterey County, which recently opened a brand-new $10 million facility on West Rossi Street in Salinas.
“It’s a win-win situation for everyone,” says Dobbins. Since the Food … Read More