Food and Farm Council of Riley County & Manhattan
Manhattan, Kansas—The Food and Farm Council of Riley County and the City of Manhattan has launched Nourish Together, a website that has as a goal to increase food security, reduce food waste, and provide food education resources by connecting the pieces of the local food system. The website is immediately available for consumers and organizations.
“Our Council has over 50 local food system partners that work together on food system challenges. This website is one of the collaborative outcomes of our efforts to make it easier to access local, healthy foods, save food not waste, and learn new food skills”, says Vickie James, coordinator of the Food and Farm Council.
For organizations working within the local food system, Nourish Together has driven cooperation and awareness of the breadth of work occurring in Riley County and the City of Manhattan on food related issues.
“I'm thrilled to have a one-stop destination to send our shoppers for information about food resources and so much more! You can find information about gardening, where to purchase amazing foods from local producers and farmers, where to go if you need a free meal or assistance with clothing and so much more. This website is a treasure-trove of information and will only continue to grow, enthusiastically explained Tracy Emery, Coordinator - USD 383 FIT Closet & Clothing Exchange
“The site is really user-friendly, and people who need a Common Table meal will be able to find one quickly, shared Ann Smit, Common Table Secretary.
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The Food and Farm Council of Riley County and the City of Manhattan was founded in 2018 to advocate for and sustain an accessible, healthy, and local food system. The Food and Farm Council envisions a local food system that supports healthy living in our community. The website is a project supported by the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation and designed by 502 Media.