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Gleaners spread joy of farmers markets by tons, every season

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 11, 2022 1:24 PM CT | Published: July 09, 2022 4:00 AM CT

At the height of the season, starting about now, up to 200 pounds a day of “prep ready” produce — ready to be used now, not next week — pour out of the market from six or seven vendors who would rather donate than toss it out.

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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