The Vegetable Express: getting food to people in need

September 29, 2010 § Leave a comment

“Vegetables for sale!” Hilary Martin hollered. “Sweet corn, watermelons, leeks, tomatoes, sweet peppers, hot peppers, carrots, rutabagas, herbs!” Last Wednesday, with storm clouds threatening, Martin cruised slowly down a Burlington, Vermont side street in a 1988 GMC delivery truck. The aged vehicle served two decades in New York City with the United States Postal Service before she picked it up at a dealership in the Bronx a couple of years ago and drove it 250 miles north, where it began a second career as a delivery truck for Diggers’ Mirth, a collective farm in Burlington’s Intervale area that she operates with four partners.read more: http://www.theatlantic.com/food/archive/2010/09/the-vegetable-express-a-way-to-sell-produce-to-those-in-need/63682/

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