Mississippi’s Food Rescue and Distribution Ministry

One major area of food waste in Mississippi is in farmers’ fields, where crops that don’t meet top-grade quality are left to rot or be plowed under.

Gleaning is the traditional biblical practice of gathering crops that would otherwise be left in the fields to rot, or be plowed under after harvest.

Mississippi’s Society of St. Andrew coordinates volunteers, growers, and distribution agencies to salvage this food for the needy.

Andy Lemmon stopped by to share their story and how you can get involved in the upcoming Crop Drop- August 15th at Jackson State University!