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Safe, Reliable, Fresh Local Food in a Disrupted World

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April 2020 Newsletter

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March 2020 Newsletter

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LEAP Markets’ COVID-19 response

Posted by on Mar 16, 2020 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on LEAP Markets’ COVID-19 response

SubscribeTranslate An ounce of prevention… View this email in your browser As concerns about Corona Virus mount, LEAP farmers markets are actively evaluating our role as public gatherings that are vital to food access for consumers and livelihoods of farmers. Given our mission to nurture healthy communities and resilient local food systems, we’re implementing a few precautionary steps to minimize exposure and outbreak risks while continuing to serve the community’s food needs in uncertain times.First off, Markets will remain...

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Garden Registration is LIVE!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Garden Registration is LIVE!

As of 2020, LEAP (Local Environmental Agriculture Project) has taken over management of the gardens as Roanoke Community Garden Association (RCGA), sadly, has dissolved. We’re excited to get our hands dirty and help the gardens flourish! As of today, registration is officially LIVE for 2020 garden plots! Read on for more information, and don’t hesitate to email gardens@leapforlocalfood.org if you have any questions. Click here for the link to LEAP’s garden registration. Registration is for one plot, so if you’d like multiple plots, please...

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February 2020 Newsletter

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on February 2020 Newsletter

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Growing season is quickly approaching View this email in your browser Community Gardens registration As LEAP transitions into managing the Roanoke Community Garden Association gardens for the coming growing season (and we know folks are anxious to get back outside and get their hands in the dirt!), we want to keep our current and future gardeners updated on our progress. Not to worry – we’re actively working to open registration as soon as we’re able! The process isn’t live just...

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LEAP growing into community gardens

Posted by on Jan 17, 2020 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on LEAP growing into community gardens

Big news regarding Roanoke’s Community GardensView this email in your browserCommunity gardens are essential components in our local food system–they improve household food security and access to fresh produce, create community and education space, make food production visible, and build a strong foundation for food growers!As you may have heard, the Roanoke Community Garden Association (RCGA) Board voted in late December to dissolve the non-profit organization. In order to continue RCGA’s important community-based work (started...

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January 2020 newsletter

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December 2019 newsletter

Posted by on Jan 6, 2020 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on December 2019 newsletter

Thanks to all who plant the seeds, which make the harvest possible… View this email in your browser Planting a seed #GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that brings people together in collective action to improve their communities and help create a better world. Falling on the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday demonstrates how every act of generosity counts, and that they mean even more when we give together. In this season of gratitude for the harvest, we would encourage you to plant a seed, so to...

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November 2019 Newsletter

Posted by on Nov 11, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on November 2019 Newsletter

Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate Time to give thanks for the year’s harvest View this email in your browser LEAP Mobile Market season five is a wrap! Thanks to all of our fantastic partners, sponsors, and shoppers who made this season of the LEAP Mobile Market the best one yet! We’re still crunching the numbers, but we can share that we distributed over $41,000 worth of sustainably-sourced, local food to 11 Roanoke neighborhoods that would otherwise have lacked easy access to fresh produce. Of that number, approximately 75% of...

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