Farm to Food Pantry (F2FP)

The signature program of Northeast Washington Hunger Coalition is Farm to Food Pantry. 

Our youngest farmers, Anna & Elsie Hume

The Challenge

In partnership with Harvest Against Hunger, NEWHC purchases fresh nutritious fruits and vegetables from local farms and transports them to our 17 partner food pantries in Ferry, Stevens, and Pend Oreille Counties. Instead of getting perishing leftovers or donated seconds, Farm to Food Pantry brings produce in peak condition to those that need it most.

Our Solution

NEW Hunger Coalition currently contracts with 14 local farms.  Purchasing locally benefits family farms in our region and strengthens the regional food supply chain.  Our farmers grow the healthiest fruits and vegetables available.  Produce is picked one day and delivered the next day to a local food pantry in our refrigerated CoolPup trailers.

The Results

Check out our list of local participating farms:

Bellini Family Farm

Echo Lakes Ranch

Dog Wild Farm

Front Porch Farm

Colville Corn Maze/JJ&Z’s Fresh Food Coalition

Kowitz Family Farm

Lazy Daisy Ranch

Meadowlark Farm

Olsen’s Family Farm

Sherman Creek Orchard

Sunshine Springs Farm

Thorson’s Country Farm

Twin Springs Farm

Winniford’s Farm (pictured above)

Whistling Peach Orchard

Stories from the Field

Early morning truck load

Early morning produce pickup

Children receiving fresh veggies

Little ones happy to receive fresh vegetables

load of veggies out for delivery

Loaded CoolPup out for delivery

Winniford Family Farm

Andrew Winniford at work in the field

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