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USU Extension Leads Effort To Get Farmers' Market Produce To Food Pantries

Through the “Buy Produce for Your Neighbor” program, Cache Valley residents can buy fresh produce for people in need.

LaCee Jimenez, social marketing coordinator at Utah State University Extension Create Better Health, said what makes this program different from other food drives is the focus on fresh fruits and vegetables, which can be harder to come by at food pantries.


Another difference is that the drive is done through farmers’ markets. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.