Thursday, February 5, 2015

AC4D surpasses 3 tons per week in production for Syrian refugee feeding program

Spring came early this year in the Jordan Valley enabling our small trial and demo farm to exceed three metric tons per week in vegetable production for the first time.  Our team is enormously proud of the quality and diversity of food that we are able to produce and we are honored to be able to see it go to feed families displaced by fighting in Syria. 

We are currently meeting fresh produce needs for over 300 families, an estimated 1300-1500 people.  Our refugee program began in December, 2014 and will continue through May, 2015 when our season ends.  We hope to continue our refugee feeding program through the 2015/2016 growing season as well since the refugee crisis here in Jordan is unlikely to abate anytime soon. 

Cauliflower, cucumbers, tomatoes and corn

Corn, eggplant, greenhouse tomatoes

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