[kids-lib] Washington Post Article re: Grassroots Movement of Free Fridges

Natasha Chitow library at cottagegrove.org
Mon Jun 28 14:02:36 PDT 2021

There are programs in Eugene that do this; maybe looking at how they're
structured would be helpful.

Eugene Area Gleaners <https://laneelectric.com/gleaning-the-good/> provide
bread drop sites for members to reduce food waste in both the food industry
and in residential areas. Their official website is here

Waste to Taste
is a newer program partnering with local organizations to get food
donations in accessible areas in some Eugene neighborhoods.

On Mon, Jun 28, 2021 at 1:45 PM Dawn Babb Prochovnic via Kids-lib <
kids-lib at omls.oregon.gov> wrote:

> I saw this article in the Washington Post, and my immediate thought was
> that this idea felt very “library-like” to me. I wanted to pass it along to
> this group in case there are folks in library land (locally and nationally)
> that might be interested in exploring this idea as an extension of summer
> lunch programs:
> https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/06/28/hunger-philadelphia-free-fridges/
> Dawn Prochovnic, MA
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