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NEW Cooperative Donates to the Iowa Gardening for Good

7/2/2021

NEW Cooperative Donates to the Iowa Gardening for Good

To help provide produce for local food pantries

Madrid, IA – The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a $3,000 donation to the Iowa Gardening for Good out of Madrid, IA. Iowa Gardening for good is an organization with the goal to grow nutritious, local vegetables to donate to food pantries throughout Central Iowa. Local Volunteers such as elementary school classes, families, and corporate groups visit the farm to get meaningful and hands-on agriculture experience.

“This donation will be utilized for inputs such as seeds, fertilizer, and other materials needed to grow the vegetable crop.” stated Tracy Blackmer, with Iowa Gardening for Good.

Recently, Holly Reicks, NEW Cooperative Communications Specialist representing the NEW Cooperative presented a check to Tracy Blackmer, with Iowa Gardening for Good.

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 5,500 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

 

Picture from L to R: Holly Reicks, NEW Cooperative Communications Specialist representing the NEW Cooperative presented a check to Tracy  Blackmer, with Iowa Gardening for Good.

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