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Farm to Heart: CSA offers free fresh food for families in Clark County

Community-supported agriculture program offers produce in weekly boxes

By Rachel Pinsky, for The Columbian
Published: July 7, 2023, 6:04am
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Farmer April Thatcher splits a bundle of green onions at Fruit Valley Elementary School. Farm to Heart distributes locally grown produce to 30 families in Vancouver.
Farmer April Thatcher splits a bundle of green onions at Fruit Valley Elementary School. Farm to Heart distributes locally grown produce to 30 families in Vancouver. (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian) Photo Gallery

On a recent Wednesday afternoon, 30 families visited Fruit Valley Elementary to pick up free fruit, vegetables, eggs and meat provided by 19 farms through a weekly program called Farm to Heart.

Boxes filled with cilantro, lettuce, scallions and beets filled several long tables. Children grabbed rainbow chard, radishes and garlic scapes.

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